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DB Museum (German Railway Museum)

Lessingstr. 6, 90443 Nuremberg, Bavaria, Germany
+49 800 32687386
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A nice overview on German's railway service

DB Museum offers a overall view of the german railway services, from its beginning to actual time... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Helo_schumacher
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Campinas, SP
Not as good as expected

I've visited many railway museums around the world so my expectations of this one were high but... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
David R
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Southern Wales, United Kingdom
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Having opened its doors in 1882, the DB Museum is now the world's oldest museum devoted to the railways. Its main building is located in Nuremberg, and it also has two other branches - one in Koblenz and the other in Halle an der Saale. Property of...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Lessingstr. 6, 90443 Nuremberg, Bavaria, Germany
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+49 800 32687386
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Reviewed 2 days ago

DB Museum offers a overall view of the german railway services, from its beginning to actual time. Some machines were exposed, as weel as a wonderful collection of models in scale 1:10 of engines and wagons. There is also a room with an huge electric...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've visited many railway museums around the world so my expectations of this one were high but were not met. Firstly there is no help for non german speakers so it becomes quickly boring for foreigners. There are some mustn't miss items Adler, King Ludwigs...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Well presented exhibits and fortunately I was with my friend who understands German and could translate for me as no English subtitles.

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

If you are a train enthusiast then this is a must for you. A huge museum with everything a train enthusiast would love to see. Pictures, authentic train cars, and locomotives. There is also rolling stock to see a few blocks away, just follow the...More

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Reviewed 20 March 2018

Spent a couple of hours in this museum, has a great variety of different trains to view. Note that not all of the exhibits are available in alternate languages other than German.

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Reviewed 22 February 2018 via mobile

It was €6 for an adult and it was worth it in terms of the number of trains and models on show. The model railway was fun as were the descriptions and the scaled down models on the first floor, as they were in English....More

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Reviewed 17 February 2018

History of the German railroad from the beginning. Also some real locomotives on display. Enjoyable for railfans and families.

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Reviewed 8 January 2018

The DB museum is very interesting, big and modern, it is suited for families, my kids loved it. It is not too expensive.

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Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

This is a 2 for 1 museum with the co-located DB (rail) Museum and the Museum for Post and Communication in the one ticket. Two major exhibit areas in the rail museum have been closed for some time for renovation. In this day of ready...More

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Reviewed 13 December 2017

A very good museum for the train fanatics telling the history of German railways from the start. If you got there by train (as we did) take your ticket and you get in at a lower rate. Lots of the displays have only German descriptions...More

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Response from Glenn S | Reviewed this property |
The exhibition sections “On separate tracks: the railway in divided Germany from 1945 to 1989” and “History of the Stations” are still closed according to the Museum’s web site. I would estimate that 75% of all sections are... More
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