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If you love trains, this is a must see. I am not a big train person, but absolutely loved how the history of railroading was explained with all of the exhibits and videos. You definitely would need 2 hours minimum to see all, and potentially...More
The once-mighty Pennsylvania Railroad had to conquer great civil engineering challenges in Western Pennsylvania on its way to becoming one of the dominating railroads in the pre-merger era. This museum documents the PRR story with a balance of artifacts, exhibits and video presentations. It is...More
If you're a fan of trains, transportation or how early American ingenuity, brains, sweat and hard work built our Nation then do not miss this museum! Fantastic displays and a whole lot of information that will truly make you appreciate the hard working men and...More
This museum is not just about the railroad, but the men that built them, and the families behind those men. You will learn how Altoona came to be a hub of intense railroad activity, where the families came from that became employees of the railroad,...More
The indoor part of the museum is impressive and well made, with careful and knowledgeable attention to all details. The outdoor part is also nice, but unfortunately the equipment is generally in rusty condition. The GG1 locomotive is an impressive sight and worth the visit...More
Went to horseshoe curve and the Museum last August. What a great place! The people who work there are great...helpful and just a lot of fun to talk to. The Museum is a very good place to take your kids.....they will love it! Will return...More
Great museum. I believe you can easily spend half-a-day here. Various railroad cars outside the indoor museum can be visited. The indoor museum has 3 floors of exhibits. Altoona was basically founded as a railroad town and the museum captured well the PA RR History...More
The Railroaders Memorial Museum is downtown and Horseshoe Curve & Museum are a few miles outside of town. If you buy a ticket for either, you can go to the other on the same day for no additional charge.