Museo Nacional Ferroviario Pablo Neruda de Temuco, Temuco
(4.4/5 based on 180+ reviews on the web)
Now a historic railway museum, Museo Nacional Ferroviario Pablo Neruda de Temuco once operated as the most important railway center for steam locomotives. Walk around the locomotive yard where 14 classic trains sit elegantly presented in pristine condition. The yard also features a selection of luxurious train carts that old Chilean prominent figures used to ride-- see if you can find the secret door in the presidential cart. The former administration office has been transformed into an art gallery where a model railroad sits as the centrepiece. The name of the museum honors Pablo Neruda, a Chilean writer who lived in Temuco while his father worked at the center. To visit Museo Nacional Ferroviario Pablo Neruda de Temuco on your holiday in Temuco, and find out what else Temuco has to offer, use our Temuco vacation trip planner.
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  • Upon entering the Museum there is a polished wooden statues. Then begin to see trains, on the outside, few have identification but they are in very good condition, restoration has been very well done. Despite not being in a guided tour request to enter the House of machines, aspect we could do after canceling the entry. It's definitely the heart of the Museum. Proper identification and maintenance of the machinery. I hope to continue to improve!
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  • We could not is the first day of our trip, because there was a national strike following protests in several cities. Without however, then we got information in the tourist centre, where a friendly guide suggested we visit the Museum. It was a pleasant visit. highly recommended.
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  • It is quite removed from the center of the city, also guided tours are at times very distant one other very long wait.
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  • beautiful place to recall the trains wealthness of 20th century in the city
  • Visita muy recomendable
  • Beautiful, well maintained, beautiful green areas, trains in good condition... mmmm maybe lacks a cafe or some entertainment for visitors...
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  • Very good railway museum with mention mention the life and work of Neruda. Very beautiful exposure and exciting tour of wagons
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  • Interesting site once remodeled luxury will
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