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Eisenbahnmuseum Darmstadt Kranichstein

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Amazing railroad museum

If you are into railroads and railroad history, you will love this place. If not, well, go... read more

Reviewed 13 August 2018
investroll
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
A good place to visit by anyone (male or female) who is a small boy at heart !

This small railway museum is run by volunteers and is only open on certain days and times (for... read more

Reviewed 29 March 2016
Phil R
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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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12 Aug 2018
“Amazing railroad museum”
10 Mar 2017
“You need to have a technical inclination”
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Steinstr. 7, 64291 Darmstadt, Hesse, Germany
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Reviewed 13 August 2018

If you are into railroads and railroad history, you will love this place. If not, well, go someplace else. This museum has quite a collection of interesting rolling stock, along with its own roundhouse and workshop. Make sure you sign up for a tour. They...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank investroll
Reviewed 11 March 2017

I examined the hunting palace in Kranichstein. The idea to visite the Railway Museum, which is located in the station depot, came to me itself. To reach the station you should walk about one and a half kilometers or something like that. It's convenient enough...More

Date of experience: June 2016
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Reviewed 29 March 2016

This small railway museum is run by volunteers and is only open on certain days and times (for further details search on-line for "Bahnwelt Darmstadt-Kranichstein", then use "Eisenbahnmuseum" (top of page) and then "Öffnungszeiten und Eintrittspreise" (on the left)). Due to the uneven ground in...More

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank Phil R
Reviewed 18 January 2016

First, the nitty-gritty: open 10-4 Sundays, same on Wednesdays but only during the high season. 6 Euros admission, access to the museum only with a volunteer guide, about an hour to go through everything. If you want English, you need to arrange in advance, but...More

Date of experience: January 2016
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Reviewed 16 August 2015

The collection f=of trains is great, but see if you can time your visit to an operating day - sometimes they will allow you in the cab as they shuttle up and down the sidings (or around on the turntable) other times they run special...More

Date of experience: August 2015
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Reviewed 27 April 2015

I took tram #5 from the Darmstadt Hbf straight there (end of tram route). Opening on Sundays from 10.00, the entrance fee includes a guide/guard to take you amongst an incredible range of steam, diesel, and electric locos, located inside a round house and also...More

Date of experience: April 2015
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