West Coast Railway Heritage Park, Squamish

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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. Find out how to plan Squamish trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.
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  • I couldn’t help but read the comments in the “terrible” rate section and noticed that 99% of those who were upset had small kids with them. Too bad they don’t realize this is an actual railroad museum...  more »
  • Tried to visit on Saturday 23rd September 2017. At the gate we were stopped by someone working for a film company. Their filming had overrun and because they were 'moving some heavy equipment' the pla...  more »
  • We were glad that we had found it, but unfortunately, it was closed for an event. Parking spaces available.
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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.

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With a small town center and just a few streets, you'll be close to the action no matter where you stay in Squamish. Cleveland Avenue and Victoria Street host the majority of accommodations, with several independent hotels and comfortable inns. If you have a car, consider staying north of the town center at one of the larger, more luxurious hotels that line the Sea to Sky Highway.
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