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Cavan & Leitrim Railway

Station Road, Dromod, Ireland
+353 71 963 8599
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This is well worth a visit and the guy running the show is great with children. He is a mine of... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Dublin, Ireland
Wonderfully quirky!

No formal museum here! A collection of any and all methods of transport once used around Ireland... read more

Reviewed 24 November 2017
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Station Road, Dromod, Ireland
+353 71 963 8599
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is well worth a visit and the guy running the show is great with children. He is a mine of infomation, thoroughly enjoyed our outing here!

Thank Rose186605
Reviewed 24 November 2017

No formal museum here! A collection of any and all methods of transport once used around Ireland, basically whatever they can get hold of, and a bunch of hugely enthusiastic volunteers who restore it all. I would bet that no two tours are the same!...More

Thank Wana_Go_Everywhere
Reviewed 29 August 2017

I really looked forward to visiting this museum after reading the "Mad as a box of frogs" comment in another review, and even though it poured with rain the day I visited with my family (3 children under 8) I was not disappointed. The enthusiasm...More

Thank Stefan P
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

This museum is housed at the terminus of the former 3ft gauge railway which linked Cavan with the Main line to Sligo at Dromod. A truly amazing variety of exhibits is on show - locomotives, buses, vehicles, aircraft, guns, aero engines - and some I've...More

Thank dlr7367
Reviewed 9 August 2017

On first sight this is a small, somewhat run down heritage railway that you may leave for the anoraks! But go further into the site and you will find a true Aladdin's cave - fire engines, planes, buses, ambulance, electric locos - even a hearse...More

Thank Famrave
Reviewed 16 July 2017

Came across this by accident. Very interesting insight to various airplane cockpits, engines, locomotives old buses etc. Guided tours undertaken by really enthusiastic volunteers who are also involved in the restoration of the vintage vehicles and planes. Well worth a visit.

Thank bkcdublin
Reviewed 10 May 2017

Growing up nearby I never knew this existed until internet came along. It is one of Leitrim's best-kept secrets. Michael, the owner, is irresistibly passionate about the various vehicles he has amassed over the decades. He can talk knowledgeably about the different types of trains...More

Thank cormacc51
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Excellent day with family. Grate way to spend a day with young and old. Lovely memories and education for the younger generation of how we lived

Thank lynnmD1709IJ
Reviewed 4 September 2016

The family go here at least once a year and every year it is as good as the last. Completely volunteer run by mainly lads who are so excited by what they are doing it rubs off on you as you listen to them. The...More

Thank dervil123
Reviewed 4 August 2016

Having read Flanagan's book and seen a couple of other C&L sites while travelling round Ireland by boat my wife and I just had to visit this place when we finally moored in Dromod harbour. Describing it as a Railway Museum could lay one open...More

Thank CanalFan
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21 July 2017|
Response from bkcdublin | Reviewed this property |
I don't know because I was part of a tour. My friend paid for a couple of us.. Suspect the cost would be very modest because the tour guides are both owners and passionate to show off their restoration projects. Well worth a... More