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Museu del Ferrocarril

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Very interesting for trainlovers!

Very interesting to see all the different kind of trains. A must-see when you have little children... read more

Reviewed 7 April 2016
Patricia D
Superb railway museum

The museum is right next to the railway station at Vilanova I La Geltru. I understand that this big... read more

Reviewed 5 April 2016
Manchester, UK
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Placa Eduard Maristany, 08800 Vilanova i la Geltru, Spain
+34 938 15 84 91
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Reviewed 7 April 2016

Very interesting to see all the different kind of trains. A must-see when you have little children. A visit of an hour or 2 should be sufficient.

Thank Patricia D
Reviewed 5 April 2016 via mobile

The museum is right next to the railway station at Vilanova I La Geltru. I understand that this big museum is one part of the Spanish national railways museum, the other part being in Madrid The staff were very friendly and helpful right from the...More

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Reviewed 3 March 2016 via mobile

A five minute train ride down the coast is the fishing town and holiday resort of Vilafranca I la Geltru. A town split in two by the railway and the location of this good railway museum with a great selection of steam and diesel locomotive...More

Thank John W
Reviewed 23 January 2016

We saw that there was a transport museum in Vilanova but weren't expecting anything as interesting and well-stocked as this. The collection includes loads of steam engines (Thomas the Tank Engine fans will be in heaven) as well as trains from the 20th century to...More

Thank Steven S
Reviewed 18 October 2015

Perfect place to go with children .Very close to Barcelona. easy access by train Perfect weather in may ...............................

Thank CRistian M
Reviewed 2 October 2015

very nice place , my kid loves going there all the time and the museum is very well kept and clean at all times

Thank 1977PaulSantoni
Reviewed 7 September 2015

It's worth to visit a place with your children. They will be excited. I think that fathers will be excited too.

Thank YuryRodny
Reviewed 12 August 2015

I was stunned by the vastness of this collection. Located next to the train station, the edifice with the train sticking out, I anticipated an underwhelming visit. WHAT A THRILLING SURPRISE!! As soon as I walked in, I was awed by this superior museum. You...More

Thank Bill P
Reviewed 19 July 2015

amazing collection of all kind of trains and equipment from steam to electricity. there is a lot of giant steammaschines. you can try to be driver on allmost everyone.

Thank Brian D
Reviewed 17 July 2015

My kids loved this Train museum. It is right beside the main train station in Vilanova Town. They were able to go inside a few of the trains. Kept the kids busy for a couple of hours. Free wifi

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Phillip G
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Response from Malcolm M | Reviewed this property |
it's also very close to the Town Centre