Museo Ferroviario de Santiago, Santiago

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Discover more about locomotive history at Museo Ferroviario de Santiago, a museum dedicated to displaying heritage train models. You can even enter a select few of the wagons to experience the authentic interiors of these vintage vehicles. Trains on display include old models from the early to late 19th century; you'll see American and German models, and even Chilean trains once used to supply O'Higgins' army arsenal. A visit to Museo Ferroviario de Santiago represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Santiago trip itinerary maker to plot your vacation.
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  • Very nice Museum to visit. It is recommended to go with children. Of course a brief explanation by a guide for those who don't know much about the subject.
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  • The Museum brings examples of machines and trains of the early modern age of Chile. Interesting machines. But no staff and explanations. Aspect of abandonment. Go if you have a lot of time. It is interesting, but expendable. It's not free.
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  • As an enthusiast I have visited railway museums all over the world but this is my favourite. The locomotives are displayed in lovely surroundings with plenty of space around them. Ideal for photograph...  more »
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  • Very good and well laid out train museum worth seeing.
  • Beautiful place, impressive machines. Sadly some visitors don't take care of the locomotives, and used them as trash bins
  • Cute place with old trains that you can interact
  • Nice place to visit of you are into old trains
  • Very nice Museum to visit. It is recommended to go with children. Of course a brief explanation by a guide for those who don't know much about the subject.
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