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Revelstoke Railway Museum

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Address: 719 Track Street W, Revelstoke, British Columbia V0E 2S0, Canada
Phone Number:
+1 250-837-6060
11:00 - 16:00
Closed now
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Wed - Sat 11:00 - 16:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

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Extremely Interesting

If you are interested in "The Last Spike" and the history of the railway in Canadian history, do not miss visiting this museum. It is outstanding. We learned so much ... (we... read more

Reviewed 18 October 2016
Heather W
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Reviewed 18 October 2016

If you are interested in "The Last Spike" and the history of the railway in Canadian history, do not miss visiting this museum. It is outstanding. We learned so much ... (we thought we knew it all!) and found the staff very helpful. Price is reasonable but allow at least an hour or more if you are really interested in... More 

Thank Heather W
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Reviewed 14 October 2016

Very well done railway museum in an area where the railroad was king. Interesting exhibits line the walls while a full locomotive and an original 1920's passenger car take up the center of the main hall. Very clean and well organized. Good for all ages and worth a couple of hours of your time.

Thank LochnessConnecticut
Walenstadt, Switzerland
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Reviewed 10 October 2016

nice Option for rainy weather. Really interesting and lots of things to read and listen to. interesting for everyone.

Thank Karin F
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Reviewed 7 October 2016

We took visitors to the Railway Museum last summer and spent the whole afternoon there. There is so much to see and it was interesting even to people who aren't crazy about trains. I think you'll be surprised. I was.

Thank Karen W
Saint Louis, Missouri
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Reviewed 2 October 2016

Small display but well maintained. Nice stop for an 1 hour. The train displayed in the picture is the highlight of the museum.

Thank Betty M
Coeur d'Alene, Idaho
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Loved the museum and exhibits--educational and enjoyable. There are real trains outside to walk through. Trains go by which adds atmosphere. You can spend a lot of time in the museum. I bought a nice long sleeve shirt in the gift shop. This is a great place to go while I'm Revelstoke, BC.

Thank concertina61
Market Harborough, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 October 2016

We may never had go in if it wasnt for the rain, and we would have missed a treat. A very infomative museum to understand the history and development of this incredible area of the world.

Thank howardcrabtree
Swansea, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 26 September 2016

This was on our to do list and was a nice way to spend a rainy afternoon. Lots of old pictures, very educational. It wasn't too big so you didn't get bored.

Thank Louise P
Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 26 September 2016

Found this fantastic place with real steam engines and carriages Informative and a very interesting place to visit if you are into history on railways in the area. Friendly and informative staff good exhibitions and very factorial on the old rail days Agood place to visit rain or shine.

Thank sean484
Kamloops, Canada
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Reviewed 19 September 2016

Thoroughly enjoyed this wonderful exhibit of the building and history of the CP railway! Very well done, and amazing to see the actual steam trains being housed. We were able to actually see inside and out of the trains! Very worth the price of admission! Now I want to try the Rocky Mountaineer trip...

Thank voohla

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