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Revelstoke Railway Museum

719 Track Street West, Revelstoke, British Columbia V0E 2S0, Canada
+1 250-837-6060
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Historic

Well worth a visit. Some lovely old rolling stock and lots of local information on the Canadian... read more

Reviewed 21 June 2017
Roonie4
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Lincoln, United Kingdom
Great museum

If you are in Revelstoke, this is one of the things to visit. Friendly staff. Good overview of some... read more

Reviewed 30 May 2017
KatherinePakatra
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Montréal
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“rolling stock” (22 reviews)
“steam engine” (18 reviews)
“train buff” (8 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 05:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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719 Track Street West, Revelstoke, British Columbia V0E 2S0, Canada
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+1 250-837-6060
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"amazing history"
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"interesting exhibits"
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"couple of hours"
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"lots of history"
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"rail cars"
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Reviewed 21 June 2017

Well worth a visit. Some lovely old rolling stock and lots of local information on the Canadian Pacific Railway

Thank Roonie4
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RevRailwayMuseum, Visitor Services Assistant at Revelstoke Railway Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 23 June 2017

Thank you for your review! We are glad you enjoyed your visit to our museum, and we hope you visit again in the future.

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Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

If you are in Revelstoke, this is one of the things to visit. Friendly staff. Good overview of some of the challenges faced by the railroad workers. Brought back some memories of our time with Via Rail and CP Air. Well presented and well laid...More

Thank KatherinePakatra
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RevRailwayMuseum, Visitor Services Assistant at Revelstoke Railway Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 23 June 2017

Thank you for such an in-depth review. We are glad you enjoyed your visit! It's always great to hear where there is room for improvement, and you'll be glad to know that plans are in the works for restorations on some of our rolling stock.

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Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

Great way to get to see the railroad system of days gone by! Very interesting and informative.. children would love it and the big train inside and the snow plow outside! A wonderful museum! A must see for anyone who loves trains 🚂

Thank voohla
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RevRailwayMuseum, Visitor Services Assistant at Revelstoke Railway Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 23 June 2017

Thank you for your review! We are glad to have provided a fun and educational experience.

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Reviewed 4 April 2017

I went to the museum without expectation thinking that it would be an nice visit. I got to say, I went there 45 minutes before closure and I was really disappointed... because I would have easily spent 2 hours there. Just the building itself is...More

Thank Benavelo
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RevRailwayMuseum, Visitor Services Assistant at Revelstoke Railway Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 23 June 2017

Thanks for your review! We are glad to see you enjoyed yourself at the museum; hopefully you can visit again in the future.

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Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

...so of course we stopped. Him and the kids really enjoyed themselves while I took a much needed nap! Haha. They spent about an hour inside touring everything, and found it very interesting and worth the stop.

Thank Kara W
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RevRailwayMuseum, Visitor Services Assistant at Revelstoke Railway Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 23 June 2017

Thank you for your review! We're happy to hear your family enjoyed the museum.

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Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Really enjoyed my visit. Love crawling around old locomotives, middle of the week so had one of the local historians guide us around. Great place to stop in if the slopes or mountains are to socked in to partake.

Thank brantross1
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RevRailwayMuseum, Visitor Services Assistant at Revelstoke Railway Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 23 June 2017

Thanks for your review! We're glad you enjoyed your visit.

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Reviewed 15 February 2017

I took my son here for about 3 hours over the holidays. The museum is a great stop along the highway, and offers some interesting exhibits for young and old. They have a toy room for younger kids and a train simulator, unfortunately we ran...More

Thank Mike_NewWorld
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RevRailwayMuseum, Visitor Services Assistant at Revelstoke Railway Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 23 June 2017

Thanks for your review! We're glad you enjoyed the museum, and hope you get a chance to visit again to try the simulator.

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Reviewed 13 February 2017

This is a wonderful little "single-subject" museum; the single subject is the Canadian Pacific railway in Revelstoke. There are several well-curated exhibit rooms with a fair number of artifacts from the period during which the railroad was constructed. It's worth watching the short film, too....More

Thank Scott M
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RevRailwayMuseum, Visitor Services Assistant at Revelstoke Railway Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 23 June 2017

Thanks for your great review! We are glad to have provided a look at the local history.

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Reviewed 29 January 2017

I stoped by to kill some time and I'm glad I did. This place is fantastic. Very well put together. Lots of interesting information about how they built the railroad, the different mountain passes they surveyed, what snow sheds were and how they worked, important...More

Thank VegonicaMagaron
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RevRailwayMuseum, Visitor Services Assistant at Revelstoke Railway Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 23 June 2017

Thanks for your review! We're glad you chose to visit us, and we are excited for you to visit us again in the future.

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Reviewed 4 December 2016

I have been here 4 times over the years and will be returning soon. Probably the best train museum in Canada. Excellent displays extensive collection and very well run with a very good store on site. Have spent a few bucks in the store and...More

Thank Terry O
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Andrea M
25 June 2017|
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Response from RevRailwayMuseum | Property representative |
We recommend at least an hour but it can take up to 2 hours, or more, if you take in all the exhibits, ride the simulator, talk to an engineer, and watch the film in the theatre. You can also bring a picnic lunch and enjoy... More
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Juzer L
13 May 2017|
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Response from RevRailwayMuseum | Property representative |
Hi Juzer, Thank you for your message. We would be delighted to have you and your family visit on Sunday May 21. We will be open from 9:00 to 5:00 and we have lots for all of you to enjoy! You may arrive at any time as... More
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