Revelstoke Railway Museum, Revelstoke

4.6
#1 of 36 in Museums in Kootenay Rockies
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At Revelstoke Railway Museum, learn about railway history and the development of trains in British Columbia. Go through the galleries to see what trains and traveling used to be like during the days of the first steam engine car. The museum offers both indoor and outdoor exhibits, and you can even see a documentary on the railroads in the little theatre. Try the train simulator to gain an understanding of how trains used to work. Take your kids to the play area, which offers special train-related toys that teach them through playing. For Revelstoke Railway Museum and beyond, use our Revelstoke road trip planner to get the most from your Revelstoke vacation.
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  • worth the visit, fun history and friendly people the hike behind the museum is a favorite for me. it is a wonderful trail.  more »
  • Aside from the train inside the museum, the best is the Live camera set up on Youtube. You can see the weather, mountain and all the trains along the tracks.  more »
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  • If you have an interest in trains this is the stop for you. It is privately owned and run. The museum is both inside and outside exhibits of train engines (steam & diesel) along with track maintenance equipment. Information videos are quite interesting along with a simulator of operation of the train for $2.00 if I remember correctly. There is a $10 entrance fee but it is well worth it and helps to run the facility. You will not be disappointed.
  • The CPR is a huge part of B.C., Canada, and the area. This Museum does a great job telling so many stories of what it must have been like. You never thought that clearing snow off the lines was interesting until you see it done. So much to see and do. A great cloudy / rainy day adventure. Kids will love this place, just don't let them run around crazy. Chinese workers are highlighted up the stairs, don't miss their stories. If you have the time out the back are cool things to look at on the tracks. Worth the price, and the people are nice + helpful.
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