West Siberian Railway History Museum, Novosibirsk
(4.6/5 based on 200+ reviews on the web)
Admire the mighty machines that once regularly crossed the vast expanses of Siberia and served as the only link between remote places at West Siberian Railway History Museum. The open-air museum features over 100 historical locomotives and vehicles. See old steam and electric engines, some of which are fitted with giant snowplows to serve in the harsh Siberian winters. A tour through the authentically restored train cars allows you to see how different social classes traveled--from high-ranking officials to prisoners bound for gulags. The museum also displays a collection of vintage Russian automobiles and light military vehicles. Though almost all the exhibit signs are in Russian, the exhibit is pretty self-explanatory, so don't fret if you don't understand the language. Make West Siberian Railway History Museum a part of your Novosibirsk vacation plans using our Novosibirsk vacation builder.
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  • We drove to this museum visitor from Canada, and he was thrilled — despite extensive experience traveler, in this museum it doesn't happened. We, local, was interesting. With great enthusiasm and kept locked each other in chambers allowed wagon. It is a pity that we can only go two to three thematic wagon. Really liked the exhibition of retro-cars, especially the "Katyusha".
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  • You need to travel to Akademgorodok from dowtown of Novosibirsk to visit this museum. It is about 25 km ride on taxi, bus or local train. Meseum is very easy to find, it is located just along the main...  more »
  • 45 minutes from the city centre in direction of Akademgorodok, the Museum of Seyatel must absolutely be visited for all lovers of the trains and the Trans-Siberian. Variety and quality of the material exhibited (and outdoor). Do not go there in winter by-20 °...
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