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Museo Ferroviario della Puglia

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A Hidden Gem

Admittedly we like railway museums but this one was a little gem. Interesting and informative... read more

Reviewed 10 November 2018
Alan W
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Weymouth
Everyone, old and young should visit here

The Museo Ferroviario della Puglia is not easy to find and is located on the other side of Lecce... read more

Reviewed 1 November 2018
Rasputin21
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Melbourne, Australia
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The Railway Museum of Apulia Lecce is an important collection of tools and other objects that are ideally trace the history of railway Puglia. Inside are 32 antique vehicles of mixed age and several railway companies, from FS to FSE passing the...more
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Via Giuseppe Codacci Pisanelli 3, 73100, Lecce, Italy
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Reviewed 10 November 2018

Admittedly we like railway museums but this one was a little gem. Interesting and informative displays with lots of labelling in English including some very unusual exhibits like a prison train ! The volunteer staff were friendly plus there are nice, clean toilets. It's on...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Alan W
Reviewed 1 November 2018

The Museo Ferroviario della Puglia is not easy to find and is located on the other side of Lecce station. There isnt any transport there so you will have to walk there or if you have a car you can drive there. It is managed...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Rasputin21
Reviewed 6 October 2018

The Museo Ferroviario della Puglia is small but a great museum with enthusiastic staff.Its behind the Railway station (you'll have to walk around behind the station, which involves an underpass and then a walk alongside a large housing area), it has a selection of steam,...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Keith70
Reviewed 31 August 2018

Beware it has only limited opening 9.00 - 12.30 and not all days but is an excellent museum of the railways in the area with lots of locos and coaches all easily photographed

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Doug004
Reviewed 23 August 2018

I went to this gem with a school group and we got a full tour of the muesum complete with actors in era clothing and total enthusiasum, there was even a sound guy who played many different instruments from one keyboarc he had with him...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Tyson F
Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

Lots of great equipment, model railways and real rolling stock to see. The kids really liked being able to walk through many of the train cars and get behind the controls of the steam engine. Lots of parking in the gravel lot directly across from...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank BCN-DD
Reviewed 23 September 2017

An well laid out museum of local railways with a superb model railway. Interesting artefacts and full size exhibits, some of which are able to be entered. Within easy reach of Lecce railway station.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Brian B
Reviewed 21 September 2017

Something different to see. Run by volunteers with some model railways, old poster memorabilia and lots of rollling stock. Very interesting to see what train travel might have been like 60 to 80 years ago.

Date of experience: September 2017
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Fabio V, Referente at Museo Ferroviario della Puglia, responded to this reviewResponded 24 September 2017
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Grazie per la visita e per gli apprezzamenti!

Reviewed 29 August 2017

With an unexpected extra day in Lecce, I went looking for something unusual to enjoy. The Museo Ferroviario della Puglia certainly qualifies. Tucked behind the train station (you'll have to walk around behind the station, which involves an underpass and then a walk alongside a...More

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank MikeMidd2001
Reviewed 20 November 2016

Museo Ferroviario della Puglia (Apulia Railway Museum). The building is located right across from Lecce’s train station (as the crow flies), but you can’t get there directly. So we walked from the station and turned right onto Viale Gallipoli, continued until we saw a brown...More

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank petechris2016
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