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Sydney and Louisbourg Railway Museum

Main street, Louisbourg, Nova Scotia, Canada
+1 902-733-2720
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Needs attention!

This property is maintained by a group of volunteers to preserve the history of the S&L railroad... read more

Reviewed 2 September 2017
Ernie B
,
Christiansburg, Virginia
via mobile
A fascinating venue with very knowledgeable guides

Even if you are not a railway enthusiast this is a visit worth making. My tour guides were young... read more

Reviewed 22 June 2017
NorthumberlandJulieR
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Northumberland
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good40%
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1 Sep 2017
“Needs attention!”
21 Jun 2017
“A fascinating venue with very knowledgeable guides”
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Main street, Louisbourg, Nova Scotia, Canada
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+1 902-733-2720
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Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

This property is maintained by a group of volunteers to preserve the history of the S&L railroad. They have a very informative brochure, probably the best part of the attraction. We visited on Friday, September 1 only to learn that the regular guide's last day...More

Thank Ernie B
Reviewed 22 June 2017

Even if you are not a railway enthusiast this is a visit worth making. My tour guides were young, enthusiastic and engaging.I admitted that I was only visiting to show my enthusiast hubster the photos and the young volunteers provided a tour that was a...More

Thank NorthumberlandJulieR
Reviewed 11 August 2016

Staff were wonderful and there are some great artifacts. Train cars in desperate need of some TLC. Free admission - donations accepted.

Thank TAMember06262013
Reviewed 11 July 2016

There were 3 trains outside and 1 inside. It was a good place for us to stop for 1/2 hour to photograph because we like trains. If you are not truly into trains, skip it.

Thank Elyse B
Reviewed 24 September 2015

For anyone who is interested in learning & seeing first hand about trains & train station's of the past this would be a great stop, you can visit the museum and see many interesting items from old lantern's to a little nook where the train...More

1  Thank Christine H
Reviewed 13 September 2015

The trains no longer run in Louisburg, but this is as close to the real experience as you can get. Walk through the station with ticket counter, memorabilia, and the tiny upstairs room for the family. Sit in a second class train car and imagine...More

Thank MarJan6861
Reviewed 19 August 2015

We love trains and this was an interesting museum, the young girl who showed us round really knew her stuff and and we really enjoyed our visit. There are some lovely quilts in one of the sheds

Thank Patricia S
Reviewed 9 August 2015

Some neat stuff there but not very interactive and the outside display was run down and dingy. Donation at entrance .

Thank TedFraser
Reviewed 9 August 2015

This would be interesting for railroad buffs but may not be that interesting for children who might want more activities.

Thank Katie W
Reviewed 4 August 2015

Learnt a lot about the history of the line, but the museum is showing signs of ageing and could usefully be the subject of a cash injection. Shown round by an enthusiastic youngster. No fixed admission fee, just donations.

1  Thank Selhurst300
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