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Russian Railway Museum

Open Now: 10:30 am - 6:00 pm
Open today: 10:30 am - 6:00 pm
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Superb Railway Museum

A very impressive railway museum. I have been to many across the world and I would say this is... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Fareham, UK
One of the best railway museums in the world

This is a very impressive, new museum containing many locomotives, coaches, wagons and other... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
John J
Belper, England
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Museum complex is among the Europe’s largest railway museums. The museum complex is spread over a vast area. It has two buildings — an old locomotive depot building and an eye-catching modern building. The buildings are connected with a suspension...more
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Bibliotechny ln 4/2, St. Petersburg 198095, Russia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A very impressive railway museum. I have been to many across the world and I would say this is definitely one of the best. An excellent job of restoring one old building and merging it with one futuristic modern building. The layout of the rolling...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a very impressive, new museum containing many locomotives, coaches, wagons and other artifacts. It's a huge museum, with indoor and outdoor displays. Everything is arranged superbly with excellent digital descriptions in both Russian and English. The museum is not dominated by steam, unlike...More

Thank John J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Huge railway museum with tens of engines and railway cars. Modern buildings and nice to look the rolling stock. Museum shop was a little bit disappointment. Also the cafe.

Thank Mika H
Reviewed 20 August 2018

The railway museum is one of the best in the world - and I have been to quite a few. Easy to find, exit the metro turn left past the mainline station then left again follow the sign. Lots of information in English and many...More

Thank PeterMMM253
Reviewed 23 May 2018

The museum is mot impressive in size and technology. It’s also a huge lecturer in history regarding tren war weapon. One really needs some time to take it all in. Sorry I can’t cirrect spelling errors: In some places I used the Spanish word for...More

Thank Christa M
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

Absolutely amazing museum. Of course if you like railroads and trains. Two huge exibition halls with trains, locomotives and steam trains. Also many trains installed outside around buildings. This museum dedicated to Russian railroad machines. But there you can find and foreign trains as well....More

Thank Artem K
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

Very interesting museum. Good to know the history of Russia. Good to understand how a steam lokomotive works. There are reconstructed historical coaches. Also a very large open area.

Thank Giorgiomari1961
Reviewed 29 January 2018

I assume that if you are looking to come here you are interested in Trains... in which case 3 hours is easy to while away. The new premises (opened here at the end of Oct 2017) shows off the stock well. A large selection of...More

Thank Signum32
Reviewed 18 December 2017

It's the best museum in Saint Pet, very new, modern, interesting, you can see all types of trains, touch them, see what's inside. A lot fo space, a lot of exponats, a lot of history facts. Very educative and interactive. Highly recommended. In Nov-Dec 2017...More

Thank TatyanaSelezneva
Reviewed 13 November 2016

I went there on the museumday (18.05.2016) and that day the entrance were free. A lot of trains were there some in better condition and other in bad condition. All information were both in Russian and English. Most of the trains were not open for...More

Thank peterlindholm
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