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Reading Railroad Heritage Museum

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I said: let's stop by before go home and we stayed there more than 2 hours. My dears, this place is... read more

Reviewed 8 November 2018
Monterey, California
Love this place!

I take my 3 children ages 1 to 6 here as often as we can. They love playing with the trains in the... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2018
Karen K
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500 S 3rd St, Hamburg, PA 19526-1906
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Reviewed 8 November 2018

I said: let's stop by before go home and we stayed there more than 2 hours. My dears, this place is amasing.It's free, but so much to see. Kids can ride almost of trains, all of them are thematically decorated:post office, restaurant, Christmas, freight train-so...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed 3 October 2018

I take my 3 children ages 1 to 6 here as often as we can. They love playing with the trains in the gift shop area. The movie gets a little long for them. They enjoy seeing the full size rail cars and engines on...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Karen K
Reviewed 8 September 2018

We watched an interesting video on the history of railroading in the region, before walking through the various displays with photographs and vintage equipment. On our "Yard" tour, our guide Rick, was very informative and interesting. He told our group about the organizations future plans...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Darcy M
Reviewed 21 June 2018

have been to the museum a few times. great displays, friendly people to answer your questions , great collection of Reading Railroad memorabilia

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank baron13
Reviewed 19 December 2017

Although the museum hours are limited, it's worth checking out the website for details on the exhibits. Located in quaint Hamburg, the museum offers train enthusiasts a trip back in time, expertly related by our affable and knowledgeable guide, Fred. The store is stocked with...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed 26 September 2017

Stopped in to see the museum. Nice museum, not very large but interesting. They also have some trains outside in the yard. You can take your time walking and checking them out. They have a museum store for souvenirs too.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank peachkoblerpie
Reviewed 29 August 2017

If you are into trains and can fit this Museum into your schedule, it is well worth it! You just gottta go!

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Wilbur S
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Museum has a large outdoor area with lots of trains to view and enter as well as a smaller indoor museum with informative displays and historical artifacts from the Reading Railroad. There are some pedal cars for the kids. As a non-train enthusiast I found...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Adam S
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

This is a deceptively fascinating place. It looks simple enough on the outside. But inside, it offers carefully curated, thoughtfully researched, and clearly presented exhibits, some permanent, others temporary. It exhibits amazing things. The introductory video is a must-see. It's superbly produced. You leave here...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank John K
Reviewed 10 July 2017

The inside of the museum was just ok but once we got outside and saw the trains with our own eyes it was incredible! Our tour guide was very informative and we even got to go inside one of the old cabooses. The movie they...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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