Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania, Ronks

Categories: History Museums, Specialty Museums, Museums
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4.8/5 based on 650+ reviews on the web
Get an up-close look at more than 100 locomotives and train cars at Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania. Preserving the memory of the great American railroads, the museum offers freight-train rides where you get to be the conductor. Watch a train restoration on a closed-circuit screen. Special exhibits and events take place throughout the year, so check the calendar online. Though the museum is in a rural area, it is easy to reach with a short taxi ride from the Lancaster train station or by Interstate 95. Use our Ronks trip generator to arrange your visit to Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania and other attractions in Ronks.
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  • Get the video, GIVE THEM THE PICKLE BY BOB FARELL. REALLY IS A GREAT MUSEUM, except for the dopey girl that sits in the train with the engine display waiting for people to violate the swinging door th...  read more »
  • This is a great place for everyone. It is not so big that it takes forever to walk through but it is not so small that it is boring. Gift shop where items can be bought that are not too expensive and ...  read more »
  • We were here for hours - this museum is the ultimate train lovers paradise! If you love history and trains you must go. 
  • Awesome history of the railroads. Plenty of interactive things for kids of all ages. Our son is a train lover so we got the yearly pass too!
  • I've been there twice now - once with the family and once with the Boy Scouts (RR Merit Badge). Huge museum filled with every type of train you could think of. Learned a lot both times from the history of the railroad to how the technology changed over time.
  • Great displays,awsome trains kept my 10 and12 year olds interested and excited for 4 hours.
  • “Great and not only for train buffs” Lovely and well layed out museum. Good overview of two centuries of trains. Best the best feature of the museum are the volunteers. Very well informed and funny, good storytellers.
  • Good layout with many open for viewing of interiors. Most are in a enormous climate controlled building. Good place to bring small children.
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