Museo Ferroviario, San Rafael

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#6 of 24 in Museums in Province of Mendoza
Founded in 1968, Museo Ferroviario displays a huge collection of transport-related items and historic vehicles. Look through exhibits of railroad lanterns, bells stations, staff clothing, pendulum clocks, and much more before viewing the real highlight--a carefully preserved steam locomotive. Although small, this museum is dedicated to the history of Argentina's railroad system, part of one of the largest rail networks in the world. To visit Museo Ferroviario and other attractions in San Rafael, use our San Rafael trip builder.
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  • August 5, 2017
    Arriving in the city we toured a little in the vicinity of the bus terminal. Do not enter the Museum, we appreciate it from the outside. We saw the locomotives that are exposed in the street and took photos of the old station.
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  • August 1, 2017
    Very educational! Nice to learn the important thing was the train for development of several cities in the interior.
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  • July 29, 2017
    It is for who likes history and trains, it is small but you always take something that you don't know and you're interested, a cloudy afternoon is to cross it.
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  • August 2, 2017
    A great contribution to the railway history of san rafael
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  • July 14, 2017
    Very interesting. It is worth to go. It is small but there are many things.
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  • June 25, 2017
    Very nice. It is small, but it is very good
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  • March 3, 2017
    Despite the fact that nostalgia and sadness that is not already running trains. It's nice to point out how well they preserve and take care of things from the station of San Rafael. Very kind and gracious lady who told us the story!
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  • February 13, 2017
    Located in the station building .cuenta with a variety of very well preserved elements, together with the explanations of the guides allow much especially know what there is, its history and everything that means losing something as important as the railway.
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