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Port Erin Railway Museum

Station Road, Port Erin
+44 1624 836855
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A great little museum

Clean full of exhibits, including the coaches our Queen and her Mother had a ride in when visiting... read more

Reviewed yesterday
CCWalls
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
Great Museum really interesting, The staff were excellent really freindly.

We visited the Railway Museum which is lovely, the lady who was working there is really friendly... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
wayne12345
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Shropshire
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Station Road, Port Erin
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+44 1624 836855
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Reviewed yesterday

Clean full of exhibits, including the coaches our Queen and her Mother had a ride in when visiting the Isle of Man

Thank CCWalls
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited the Railway Museum which is lovely, the lady who was working there is really friendly and has an excellent knowledge of the area. We took a ride on the steam train to Castletown which we enjoyed.

Thank wayne12345
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this museum yesterday after the steam train trip from Douglas. Very good museum with lots of history and interesting exhibits the highlight of which is the train simulator. Yes a simulator!!, for 5 pounds you can drive a diesel engine on the line you...More

Thank Llywellyn1942
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Travelled down from Douglas to Port Erin on the steam train then spent some time in the railway museum. Very interesting place if you like engines, especially steam from a bygone era.

Thank John1538
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I would like to thank the staff for being attentive to our School Unit children that visited yesterday. They had a fab time on the simulator and I’d especially like to thank the young lady on the desk. Added bonus, there was a gentleman with...More

Thank Jo C
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Reviewed 12 May 2018

Arrive by bus or better still train in Port Erin and the wee railway museum is hard to miss and should not be missed. Even for those with only a passing interest in trains this museum run by volunteers is well worth a browse. New...More

Thank Rodney059
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Reviewed 11 May 2018

the museum is attached to the railway station, and has some very interesting exhibits of engines, rolling stock and general memorabilia. It is well laid out and there is plenty of information to read and absorb. Perhaps only worth 30 minutes - but it is...More

Thank rexbarker
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Reviewed 24 April 2018

The museum is situated next to the station, there is a nominal entrance fee but you can use your Go Travel Card. The museum though small provides a history of the railway with exhibits of an engine and rolling stock. There is also a simulator...More

1  Thank Ian M
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Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

This is a great 'little' place. And it's not expensive.........£2 entry! You enter through the shop/ticket office. In here is a video of railway history and a simulator that lets you drive a locomotive from Port Erin to Port St Mary or a longer line...More

1  Thank John S
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

Small museum which gives the history of the Isle of Man steam railways. A few locos and coaches to look at. Lots of other railway objects. interesting history. You can do this in the turn around time of the trains at the station or stay...More

Thank Sam3314
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John E
11 October 2015|
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Response from Rob D | Reviewed this property |
Hello John, I was only on holiday when l went, you need to contact them directly for your calendars. all the best, Rob
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