Railway Coastal Museum, St. John's
(3.4/5 based on 65+ reviews on the web)
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  • The first part was about the history of the NL railway as it came and finally disappeared. It was crucial in the development of Newfoundland's social, economic and financial development. Then the hist...  more »
  • This is not a very large museum (1 large room on 1 floor) and I think there were just as many exhibits with boats as there were with trains. There were a lot of pictures and articles to read that did ...  more »
  • I had a downer about the large 'Rooms' museum in St John's but in contrast this museum was far smaller but kept me interested and I spent longer as a result. The information provided is detailed and t...  more »
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  • Small but quite interesting history of the railway in newfoundland. Small children will probably get bored with the exhibits but the model railway seems to hold their attention.
  • A fascinating trip into the history of Newfoundland, and the way that the NFLD railway interconnected previously isolated communities and promoted economic growth in Newfoundland during the 1900s!
  • In St John's for the weekend with work. Spent most of a day wondering around. Popped in the museum for an hour to have a look, great to see the history behind transport including ferries. Brittany was most helpful, especially with taking some photos of me outside the museum. Definitely worth a visit.
  • Great bit of history. This is where my friend Leo works. Give him a chat.
  • Great piece of history