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Railway Museum

2 Derekh Khativat Golani | Haifa East railroad station, Haifa 3323301, Israel
+972 4-856-4293
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Small museum with lots of history

This was a museum I'd wanted to visit for a while. It's not packed with tons of history or many... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Mike M
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Toronto
Toot Toot!!!!!

An excellent find for all ages! The history of the Israeli Railway with cards you can go into... read more

Reviewed 21 April 2017
rockNrobin84
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Beersheva, Israel
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Located at the Haifa East railroad station, this museum traces the history of rail travel in Israel from 1892 to present day.
  • Excellent38%
  • Very good50%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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“few hours” (2 reviews)
“all ages” (2 reviews)
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2 Derekh Khativat Golani | Haifa East railroad station, Haifa 3323301, Israel
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a museum I'd wanted to visit for a while. It's not packed with tons of history or many exhibits, but to a train-lover and history buff, it hits the spot in a short span of time. Access is daunting from the street and...More

Thank Mike M
Reviewed 21 April 2017

An excellent find for all ages! The history of the Israeli Railway with cards you can go into; plenty cars also for children to play. We spent over 3 1/2 hours there and we came without our grandchildren.

Thank rockNrobin84
Reviewed 15 February 2017

I am part of a program that pairs students up with new immigrants here in Israel. It was coming up to Pesach (Passover) and I was asked by the mother of the boys I work with to get them out the house. I had been...More

Thank skiesboy
Reviewed 18 October 2016

railway museom is a nice place for little boys who likes trains. The are several old trains to wich you can climb, and a short movies inside of a train.

Thank ednago
Reviewed 18 October 2016

One can say it's mainly a playground for railroad scrap freaks of all ages, but also people who are into history facts and artifacts would find this little gem an interesting place to spend a few hours. Telling the story of the development of the...More

1  Thank Dotti273
Reviewed 18 May 2016

Very interesting tour with an interesting young guide. We visited a number of trains and received some historical insight into the hostory of the trains that carried the people in the past in Palestine and Israel from 1948.

Thank mikisgirl
Reviewed 5 May 2016

We visited the museum during Passover holidays, with 4-8 years boys and girls. I was surprised that there were only few visitors, since we (children and adults), enjoyed the visit very much. My only drawback was the complicated drive to the parking lot.

1  Thank Inamarom
Reviewed 1 May 2016

I had been eager to take my children for years, and ended up taking two grandchildren instead. And they were very happy, describing it as the highlight of their vacation day. There are a number of old locomotives, as well as aristocratic passenger cars. These...More

1  Thank Buc_Haish
Reviewed 25 April 2016

My boys 7 and 9 had such a good time, they spent about 3 hours here, riding the trains and looking around. The people in admissions, try to find you the cheapest price to pay to enter, and it is really entertaining for the kids....More

Thank bek822
Reviewed 18 February 2016

Lovely museum with some great history and trains and relics from well before pre State Israel up until the modern time. Great for the train enthusiast and just for fun with kids. A great upside is that it is open from 08:00 so can easily...More

Thank Gooner_Il
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