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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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If you like trains and Middle East history, this is for you

This was a nice little museum that traces the history of the region along with the history of the... read more

Reviewed 10 August 2017
Dan S
Stopped on a whim and was pleasantly surprised

Just happened to be in the area and had always wanted to see what's inside. My kids really took to... read more

Reviewed 13 July 2017
Capitol_Backpacker
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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.
  • Excellent37%
  • Very good54%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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2 Derekh Khativat Golani | Haifa East railroad station, Haifa 3323301, Israel
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+972 4-856-4293
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Reviewed 10 August 2017

This was a nice little museum that traces the history of the region along with the history of the train lines. They have great photos of the influence of the events of the past 100+ years on the train along with actual cars and engines...More

Thank Dan S
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

Just happened to be in the area and had always wanted to see what's inside. My kids really took to this place and there was enough to do for a few hours. We happened to stop by in the middle of the week and it...More

Thank Capitol_Backpacker
Reviewed 9 June 2017

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
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