Railway Museum of Eastern Ontario, Smiths Falls

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A railway museum is a museum that explores the history of all aspects of rail related transportation, including: locomotives (steam, diesel, and electric), railway cars, trams, and railway signalling equipment. They may also operate historic equipment on museum grounds.
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  • Stopped for a visit while on a road trip. The trains were all interesting. Some of the trains had wasps inside flying around me, keeping me on edge! The older curator gentleman inside the museum was.....  more »
  • We visited the museum and stayed the night in a Caboose. If you get the chance do this as it is an unique experience. Lisa showed us around and was full of enthusiasm and knowledge. The place has...  more »
  • I am always fond of old railway, and I am glad that there are still some remaining old railways here in Ontario. We took a little ride around, there are some accommodation inside the train...  more »
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  • Was a great and relaxing self guided tour. Lots of information and very well done. Great if you have kids or just a train enthusiast
  • Fun museum, especially for kids. Not enormous (you can probably see everything in about an hour), but some interesting examples of different types of train cars and an old station. Tour was included in the price, and they did a great job of making it suitable for our family. There are some big steps of you want to go inside the trains.
  • Relaxed, self guided tour of our rail history. Train cars and engines can be climbed on and photographed. Some are open to go inside and learn some things you never knew about Canada. A fun little museum to take the kids to.
  • Lots to look at for little train fans. The pump cart was a great experience.
  • Neat place to visit if you end up at Smith Falls. Got detoured on my way to Ottawa took the 15 and spotted this gem. Great for kids who love trains. Real hands on! Son loved it, walking through trains, looking around the train station. Enjoyed it too, felt like a kid

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