Museo de la Estacion Central del Ferrocarril Carlos Antonio Lopez, Asuncion

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Experience the history of railway travel in Paraguay by touring Museo de la Estacion Central del Ferrocarril Carlos Antonio Lopez, set in an old train station. Walk through an old-style dining car, designed for long journeys, and see an actual engine once operated on the local railway system. Observe items from the railway's heyday through four different rooms, and take a look at photos taken while the station was still in operation. See Museo de la Estacion Central del Ferrocarril Carlos Antonio Lopez and all Asuncion has to offer by arranging your trip with our Asuncion trip builder.
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  • This Museo is sensational. You pay a fee to enter but is very worthwhile. Has many pieces preserved and a wagon that can be visited. Worth visiting
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  • A journey into the past, where you can get into railway and documents of the railway to look at old and so on, then you can at Plaza uruguaya walking, directly before!
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  • This museum is worth only by the old, it doesn't even have a great architectural value. In the Museum there is nothing interesting. The visit lasts less than 10 minutes.
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  • A small and fun railroad museum in Asuncion's main railway station. Features a variety of documents and items from the period, as well as two rail cars and a steam locomotive. The rail cars are usually open, however the president's personal railcar is being restored. A nice museum with a 10,000 G ($2) admission fee. Open until 16:00 on weekdays and around 15:00 on weekends.
  • Small museum located inside the old train station. Not much to see here but maybe it's worth it a visit in case you'll find yourself close to Uruguay park
  • Can't miss it if you like old trains stuff. Small museum with a few rooms full of old machines, radio, electronics, etc.
  • ¡EXCELENTE!
  • Historic building full of memories for those nostalgic of the steam railroad.
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