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Total railroad museums in PENNSYLVANIA: 11 Displaying 10 museums per page.
Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania
Address: Route 741, PO Box 15, Strasburg, PENNSYLVANIA, 17579 USA. Tel.: 717 687-8628 Toll Free:
The Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania houses one of the most significant collections of historic railroad artifacts in the world. Devoted to preserving and interpreting the broad impact of railroad development on society, the Museum displays over 100 locomotives and cars from the mid-19th and 20th centuries, including the priceless Pennsylvania Railroad Historical Collection, Conducts educational programs for all ages, provides tours and holds special events, many in cooperation with outside organizations....
Hits: 13414 Ratings: 6.12 Votes: 28 Rate/Vote It Added: 27-Nov-2002

Steamtown National Historic Site
Address: 150 South Washington Ave., Scranton, PENNSYLVANIA, 18503 USA. Tel.: (570) 340-5200 Toll Free: (888) 693-9391
Congress created Steamtown National Historic Site, a 40 acre site in Scranton, PA, in 1986 to interpret the story of main line steam railroading between 1850 and 1950. Experience a part of American railroading that hasn't existed for nearly a century-the era of the steam locomotive! Steamtown National Historic Site was established on October 30, 1986, to further public understanding and appreciation of the role steam railroading played in the development of the United States. It is the only place in the National Park System where the story of steam railroading, and the people who made it possible, is told.
Hits: 13013 Ratings: 5.19 Votes: 16 Rate/Vote It Added: 4-Dec-2002

Altoona Railroaders Memorial Museum
Address: 1300 Ninth Avenue,, Altoona, PENNSYLVANIA, 16602 USA. Tel.: (814) 946-0834 Toll Free:
Here in Altoona, an army of railroaders designed, built, maintained and moved the Pennsylvania Railroad... the largest railroad in the world. During the age of steam, the Pennsylvania RR relied on the workers of Altoona to design, build, test, operate and repair just about everything it needed in the operation of the Standard Railroad of the World. Perhaps Altoona's greatest accomplishment was the K4s passenger steam locomotive. Designed in Altoona and first built at the Juniata Shops in 1914, and was known for its speed and reliability.
Hits: 6447 Ratings: 5.18 Votes: 11 Rate/Vote It Added: 26-Nov-2002

East Broadtop Railroad & Coal Co.
Address: P. O. Box 158, Rockhill Furnace, PENNSYLVANIA, Pa USA. Tel.: 814-447-3011 Toll Free:
Take a trip back to the early 1900's when steam ruled the rails. Hear the whistles blow as the train makes its way down the track where coal was once king. With its truly unique shop complex, over-100-year-old station, and early 1900's equipment, the East Broad Top Railroad is a must-see for any family or railroad enthusiast.
Hits: 2331 Ratings: 5.00 Votes: 2 Rate/Vote It Added: 13-Jul-2007

Electric City Trolley Museum
Address: 300 Cliff St., Scranton, PENNSYLVANIA, 18505 USA. Tel.: (570) 963-6590 Toll Free:
The Electric City Trolley Museum Association is a volunteer non-profit group that supports the activities of the Electric City Trolley Museum in downtown Scranton, Pennsylvania, USA, at the Steamtown National Historic Site. The association is an outgrowth of predecessor preservation groups including Buckingham Valley Trolley Association and East Penn Valley Traction, which conveyed to the museum most of the trolleys and artifacts in its historic collection. Trolley excursion rides are also available. Please visit our website for more details.
Hits: 2180 Ratings: 4.00 Votes: 1 Rate/Vote It Added: 26-Nov-2002

Friends of the East Broad Top Museum
Address: Main Street, Robertsdale, PENNSYLVANIA, 16674 USA. Tel.: 814-635-2388 Toll Free:
The Friends of the East Broad Top Museum is located at Robertsdale, the center of the East Broad Top's coalfield operations. The museum site includes the EBT Depot and the Old Rockhill Iron and Coal Post Office. The museum provides exhibits, interpretive tours, and special events, to enhance public awareness of the unique historical legacy of the EBT, its relationship to the development of railroads in the United States, and its role in the industrial development of southwestern Pennsylvania.
Hits: 1563 Ratings: 5.00 Votes: 1 Rate/Vote It Added: 10-Apr-2003

Lake Shore Railway Museum
Address: P.O. Box 571, North East, PENNSYLVANIA, 16428 USA. Tel.: 814-725-1911 Toll Free:
Lake Shore Railway Museum consists of a former Lake Shore & Michigan Southern (1899) passenger depot and a collection of 24 pieces of railroad rolling stock, including four locomotives, several Pullman cars, a dining car, and an operating (Fall 2003) 7 1/2" gauge railway. The museum seeks to preserve the railroad history and artifacts of Northwestern Pennsylvania and exhibits feature, but are not limited to, the New York Central, Nickel Plate, and Pennsylvania railroads. The museum is owned and operated by the Lake Shore Railway Historical Society, Inc., a chapter of the National Railway Historical Society.
Hits: 3590 Ratings: 5.07 Votes: 16 Rate/Vote It Added: 25-Aug-2003

Ligonier Valley Rail Road Museum
Address: 3032 Idlewild Hill Lane, Ligonier, PENNSYLVANIA, 15658 USA. Tel.: 724-238-7819 Toll Free:
The Ligonier Valley Rail Road Museum is located in a restored station of the Ligonier Valley Rail Road. There is a 1905 "Bobber" caboose on the grounds and the Museum displays artifacts, papers and photos of the Rail Road which folded in 1952.
Hits: 1130 Ratings: 8.00 Votes: 2 Rate/Vote It Added: 4-Jan-2010

National Toy Train Museum
Address: 300 Paradise Lane, Strasburg, PENNSYLVANIA, 17579 USA. Tel.: 717-687-8976 Toll Free:
The National Toy Train Museum, headquarters for The Train Collectors Association, an international organization of men and women dedicated to collecting and preserving toy trains. Toy trains are presented in a colorful and exciting turn-of-the-century setting. The Museum's vast collection of floor toys, electric trains and train-related accessories includes those from the mid-1800s through the present. See Lionel, American Flyer, Marx, Marklin, LGB and many, many others. The National Toy Train Museum offers five operating layouts: Standard, "0", "S", "G" and HO gauges. A continuously running video show in The Museum's Theater area features cartoons and comedy films about toy trains.
Hits: 2627 Ratings: 3.67 Votes: 3 Rate/Vote It Added: 2-Dec-2002

Pennsylvania Trolley Museum
Address: 1 Museum Road, Washington, PENNSYLVANIA, 15301 USA. Tel.: (724) 228-9256 Toll Free: 877-728-7655
As buses and automobiles began to replace streetcars more than a half century ago, a small group of people with a dream came together to form an organization dedicated to collecting, preserving, exhibiting and interpreting the historical significance of urban and interurban mass transportation. The Pennsylvania Trolley Museum has evolved over the past 50 years from a handful of volunteers and a few trolleys to over 600 members and currently 45 trolleys preserved a its museum in Washington, Pennsylvania. It is unique in that visitors actually experience the Trolley Era first hand by riding the Museum's beautifully restored streetcars for a scenic three-mile ride into the past.
Hits: 2490 Ratings: 10.00 Votes: 2 Rate/Vote It Added: 27-Nov-2002

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