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Revelstoke Railway Museum

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Address: 719 Track Street W, Revelstoke, British Columbia V0E 2S0, Canada
Phone Number:
+1 250-837-6060
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09:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

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Awesome museum

Loved the museum and exhibits--educational and enjoyable. There are real trains outside to walk through. Trains go by which adds atmosphere. You can spend a lot of time in the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 October 2016
concertina61
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Coeur d'Alene, Idaho
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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36 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

Small display but well maintained. Nice stop for an 1 hour. The train displayed in the picture is the highlight of the museum.

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Coeur d'Alene, Idaho
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52 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Loved the museum and exhibits--educational and enjoyable. There are real trains outside to walk through. Trains go by which adds atmosphere. You can spend a lot of time in the museum. I bought a nice long sleeve shirt in the gift shop. This is a great place to go while I'm Revelstoke, BC.

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Thank concertina61
Market Harborough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

We may never had go in if it wasnt for the rain, and we would have missed a treat. A very infomative museum to understand the history and development of this incredible area of the world.

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Swansea, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

This was on our to do list and was a nice way to spend a rainy afternoon. Lots of old pictures, very educational. It wasn't too big so you didn't get bored.

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Thank Louise P
Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

Found this fantastic place with real steam engines and carriages Informative and a very interesting place to visit if you are into history on railways in the area. Friendly and informative staff good exhibitions and very factorial on the old rail days Agood place to visit rain or shine.

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Thank sean484
Kamloops, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

Thoroughly enjoyed this wonderful exhibit of the building and history of the CP railway! Very well done, and amazing to see the actual steam trains being housed. We were able to actually see inside and out of the trains! Very worth the price of admission! Now I want to try the Rocky Mountaineer trip...

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Stayner, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

We walked through the entire museum inside and out and enjoyed learning about a huge part of Canadian history. Learning about how all the Chinese workers were treated back then was appalling though. I didn't realize Canadians treated anyone like slaves.

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Thank boysenjeffery
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Great to be able to walk inside the old trains and get a good feel of what the trains were really like. Make sure you have a toonie for the simulator!

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Thank Matt D
Winnipeg, Canada
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58 reviews
25 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

The boys love trains and always have, so this was fun for them and the historical aspect was interesting for us (parents). The new train simulator was actually really cool. Only complaint about the place is the outside rail cars are not well used and not much to be seen or done with them.

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Thank Lodestar-Crusader
Edmonton, Canada
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91 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

Inside this two-storey museum is an excellent history of the railway with interactive features for little ones. Trains outside and in can be walked through, and a model railway is upstairs for the collector in every grown little boy. Most interesting for us adults was the fully set dining car with menus from early in the 20th century, while the... More 

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