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Museum of Steam Locomotives

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Great place

Difficult to find by car. Absolutely no signs. Sat nav got us close but then trial and error did... read more

Reviewed 19 September 2017
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Nice visit

It's free to visit, as it actually functions as a repair area for trains and locomotives. Despite... read more

Reviewed 1 September 2018
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Strada Dorobantilor 22, Sibiu 550231, Romania
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

At least it was free. The locos share space with the current loco depot. They were all in dreadful condition, with no info.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 27 October 2018

Free entrance,but you have to registrate. In the first impression you think the museum is closed,but they invite you to come in. The restauration-process is not active more.A must see for railway-lovers but and the get an impression of the old Rumania.Don’t expect an elegant...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank schrijver_e
Reviewed 1 September 2018

It's free to visit, as it actually functions as a repair area for trains and locomotives. Despite this, it's practically a 15-20 minute (slow) walk among old steam engine locomotives. They're not well-maintained, but still look really cool among the weeds that seem do 'eat'...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank PmgyA1
Reviewed 27 August 2018

As I am a Locomotives fan, so there is a must place for me. At first, we went there by Taxi, but the driver drove me to the wrong place. I walk into the Locomotive depot, but not the Museum. Finally, we find it and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank hkchemsir
Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

Spotted this on TripAdvisor so thought I'd take a look. Luckily went solo as not sure if safety with kids as essentially it's a working maintenance yard with a number if unfortunately decaying steam engines. Sign at entrance seemed to suggest no access for foreigners...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank mikebstravels
Reviewed 13 June 2018 via mobile

Must see it.its a nice hidden gem near the rail station.its free to visit it but it's full of interesting stories

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank andreeas2014
Reviewed 16 May 2018 via mobile

Paid 10 lei to a guy at the entrance and headed in. Plenty of rusting steam engines to see and there is a splendid roundhouse. On approaching this, one of the many people seemingly floating around doing nothing started shouting at us. We retreated from...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Amethyst_Cat_Oz
Reviewed 22 December 2017

We heard about this in one of the travel books but it was not advertised anywhere and was not obviously known by the locals when asked. However we did eventually find it. There was an archway we walked through but no obvious ticket office. we...More

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank blueskilamb
Reviewed 19 September 2017

Difficult to find by car. Absolutely no signs. Sat nav got us close but then trial and error did the rest. Not really a museum because the only info is what is on the trains but some huge old engines, a snow plough, a crane...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank ajs_EP
Reviewed 15 February 2017

After being in the old town for a few days we were looking for something else to do, involving a walk. This attraction was perfect as it involved a decent walk, leaving the main square with GPS in hand, it was quite easy as the...More

Date of experience: February 2017
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23 August 2015|
Response from Cris_WW2012 |
The listed address is "Strada Dorobantilor 22, Sibiu, Romania". Please note that Dorobantilor Street has a "T" shape; I suggest to go with the address on google maps, zoom in and you will note the round house and figure out... More