West Coast Railway Heritage Park, Squamish

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History Museum Museum
Railway enthusiasts should not miss West Coast Railway Heritage Park, a museum with the second-largest collection of train memorabilia and artifacts. Dedicated to collecting, preserving, and displaying historical railway parts, the institution engages visitors of all ages. Younger members of the family can let their imaginations run wild in the large play area upstairs, as well as on a mini rail located outside. Pay special attention to the rare Royal Hudson #2860 steam locomotive, acquired in 2006. Take a look at our Squamish family vacation planner to schedule your visit to West Coast Railway Heritage Park and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • Off the beat and track (pardon my pun) is a collection of old steamers to modern time trains. They are well kept and enjoyable for all to view inside and out. They even have a small train (like in Sta...  more »
  • The West Coast Railway is a great break from the more commercial tourist stops (and gorgeous scenery) on the Vancouver – Whistler tourist route. With lots of real train cars to explore, plus the down-...  more »
  • Take into account, I love trains! The place isn't perfect, but they had so many cool pieces of historic trains. The staff were really nice, and we got a kick out of the mini train. Maybe not as polish...  more »
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  • Great for Historic BC Railway learning. Beautiful facility with the Roundhouse. I attended my sons graduation ceremony and enjoyed the amazing venue. Looking forward to many more events.
  • Great family attraction. Seasonal events Day Out with Thomasband Polar Express. Mini rail is wonderful excursion. High tea in Historic Rail car with staff in turn of thr century dress. Lot of fun and educatiinal too.
  • Awesome if you love trains! The Royal Hudson is there are some sweet old business coaches.
  • Great place for our little train lover. Good selection of trains to explore.
  • Very nice place to visit, kids will love the mini rail tour which takes 20 mins n cost $3. You can physically get into the heritage trains. Staff ver friendly n helpful. There is a cafe at the station side that ocasionally holds high tea sessions for about $25/pp.