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Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania

300 Gap Rd, PA Route 741, Ronks, PA 17572-9567
+1 717-687-8628
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Awesome collection

Recently visited with our niece and her 2 boys. Lot of history to see in one spot. Amazing... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Aquaqueen523
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Manchester, Pennsylvania
Nice for train lovers.

Many trains and models to look at or explore. Plan for at least an hour. Would be nice to also... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
743shastaw
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Westover, Pennsylvania
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The Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania is home to a world-class collection of more than 100 historic locomotives and railroad cars, an immersive education center, a vast library and archives and a working restoration shop. Special events, museum store, free on-site parking, free WiFi.
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good23%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
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300 Gap Rd, PA Route 741, Ronks, PA 17572-9567
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+1 717-687-8628
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Reviewed yesterday

Recently visited with our niece and her 2 boys. Lot of history to see in one spot. Amazing collection of things from the past including wagons/buggies. We added this to our visit after riding the train to Paradise. Friendly staff.. clean bathroom.

Thank Aquaqueen523
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Many trains and models to look at or explore. Plan for at least an hour. Would be nice to also see some more modern items so that you can see how th ok ngs have changed. If you are planning on riding the train, get...More

Thank 743shastaw
Reviewed 3 days ago

I have been here a few times. A great collection of Pennsylvania-related railroad locomotives and rolling stock. Hopefully they can get more of the collection that is currently outside under cover.

Thank Glenncca
Reviewed 5 days ago

Really enjoyed our visit to this museum. The engines on display were just amazing and you had the opportunity to get on board some and chat with some of the volunteers who knew so much about them. A real fun and intersting morning spent here...More

Thank EllyJH
Reviewed 5 days ago

What a cool experience. The place is really big and offers a great selection of trains to see. There are a lot of interactive areas which is great for the kids. Will come back again.

Thank Sps909
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I went to the museum today with my son and mother-in-law. We had a great time walking around the beautifully restored locomotives. There were plenty of interesting things to see and experience for all three of us. My little guy loved the toy train rooms...More

Thank Jen M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here with our one year old and her grandparents. Everyone enjoyed the museum. Fun to get to board some of the trains.

Thank darlenejay
Reviewed 1 week ago

We really enjoyed our visit to the museum. It does not matter if you are a huge railroad buff or just like history. The building that most of their collection is in is huge. It is well lit and their is plenty of space to...More

1  Thank Erica B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great collection of rail cars and engines from yesteryear. It was very educating as I grew up in coal country, Hazleton

Thank Dick C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The staff here are quite enthusiastic about trains and willing to share their knowledge with you if you simply ask. They have a great variety of trains with explanations. The train yard has a diesel smell, but that's because these are retired trains. You can...More

1  Thank Zenibrut
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Stacey A
14 May 2017|
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Response from Donald B | Reviewed this property |
Most definately go to the Railroad Museum. He'll have a great time and so will you
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Julius K
25 October 2016|
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Response from Carlita H | Reviewed this property |
300 Gap Rd Ronks, PA Put this into your GPS and you will get there without any problems.
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Pat P
23 February 2016|
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Response from Linda S | Reviewed this property |
You should do the museum after sight and sound so that you have time. My 11 year old son loved the museum and railroad. Enjoy!
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