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Waterloo Central Railway Museum

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Typical Train Ride

Ok going to be honest here because I thought this experience was going to be great. When getting... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Ijustluv2travel
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Toronto, Canada
Great ride

Took the train on July 28. Got there at 9:35 and no one was at ticket booth. Had to buy tickets... read more

Reviewed 30 July 2018
OakvilleCubalover
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Oakville
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  • Average22%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible11%
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50 Isabella Street, St. Jacobs, Ontario N0B 2N0, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I guess I should have checked the feedback on tripadvisor first. The train is a little steam train, nice enough but very slow. We spent almost 2 hours total on the train to go from St Jacobs to Elmira. I thought we would stop in...More

Thank Bollox88
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you love trains this is the place to go. The largest train setup I have ever seen. Tells a History of the area and the train line of this area. Lighting has daytime and nighttime. You can even see the little people in the...More

Thank Kim A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ok going to be honest here because I thought this experience was going to be great. When getting your ticket in the outlet centre it seemed like this was an experience to not miss. We felt that it honestly was not worth the time we...More

1  Thank Ijustluv2travel
Reviewed 30 July 2018

Took the train on July 28. Got there at 9:35 and no one was at ticket booth. Had to buy tickets on my phone. Had no print out so had to show my phone. I would have perfected to be able to buy tickets at...More

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Reviewed 23 July 2018

the train was great the views where great the ride was great the village was great and the dayout was great

Thank donald274
Reviewed 22 December 2017

I have one way to tell the quality of a museum, and that is through the most important commodity within their walls. The volunteers/staff of the museum tell the entire story about the quality of what it shows. Today we visited the Waterloo Railway Museum...More

Thank travelBUG1953
Reviewed 9 December 2017

How often do you get to ride on an old train. Picks you up at the St Jacob's Farmers Market and takes you on a slow scenic tour through farmland to Elmira and back. Not a bad way to kill an hour.

Thank browncondo2102
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

To say it was disappointing is an understatement, the marketing materials talk about the train running between the market and the town which it does. It however also goes to Elmira and if you want to go shopping in the town you will have only...More

Thank Jaguar2015
Reviewed 14 February 2017

On Thursday February 9th, myself and a fellow waterloo student planned a trip to the Waterloo Central Railway museum. Before traveling to the museum, we looked up the times online to ensure that it would be open. According to the website, the museum opens at...More

Thank Karli B
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