Railway Museum in KoScierzyna, Koscierzyna

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Railway Museum Kościerzyna is a Polish railway museum located in Kościerzyna, Pomeranian Voivodeship. The museum is located in place of a now defunct locomotive depot near Kościerzyna railway station. The exhibit consists mostly of steam locomotives, but several diesel and electric locomotives, as well as electric multiple units and diesel multiple units are also available for visitors. Besides rolling stock displayed in the open air, inside the shed visitors can also see several exhibitions of machines and devices connected with Polish railway history.HistoryThe approximate year of opening of the locomotive depot in Kościerzyna was 1885, when the railway reached this town. The depot had been rebuilt several times before it was definitely closed on April 1, 1991. The museum was opened on November 1, 1992, as a decision of Rolling Stock Repair Works in Gdynia director.Visitor informationSkansen Parowozownia Kościerzyna is located near the railway station, on the opposite side of the track. It is possible to get into most steam locomotives, but many other vehicles are closed and available to look at only from the outside.
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  • In here there are lots of old wagons and engines to see and you can climb on most of them. There are very old wagons and other not that old (you won't find new machines though). In all of them you...  more »
  • This is really nice open-air museum about rail history. There are many trails here and you can climb on most of them. I recommend stopping here when you are on Kaszuby. It's located near the main...  more »
  • Old stream train from the Polish rail ways. Some facts given in English. Create memories from an old boys.  more »
  • What a wonderful collection of Steam Engines. Really enjoyed my time as I volunteer on a heritage railway at home. I recommend anyone that comes to Gdansk to visit those museum
  • Railway musea are scarce in Poland. This museum consist of a great number of old locomotives, but most of them are in a terrible condition. All is displayed very static, no activities whatsoever. If you like old locos a visit can be nice, but your children need more activity so the stay will be short... Nice exhibit: former Berlin S bahn trainset which has served in the Trimiasto area for decades
  • Ok. But lack of translation.
  • Better avoid this place
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