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Catalonia Railway Museum in Vilanova i la Geltrú

Steam locomotive & Diesel electric trains museum located next to railway station in the steam sheds of the Vilanova i la Geltrú train maintenance depot

Updated: Jan 6, 2024 by: Barcelona Travel Hacks Views: 1.2k

About Catalonia Railway Museum in Vilanova i la Geltrú

The Catalonia Railway Museum, or Museo Del Ferrocarril de Cataluña, is located in the original steam locomotive depot of Vilanova i la Geltrú next to the train station.

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Visiting Catalonia Railway Museum in Vilanova i la Geltrú

Today, the museum has more than fifty vehicles of all kinds: numerous electric locomotives, diesel and passenger cars of various types, including the complete composition of the Centenary Train, a replica of the first train that circulated Iberian Peninsula in 1848, and the first Talgo train. Also is an indoor museum with exhibits from the switching parts of the rail network.

This is a CHILD FRIENDLY museum with interactive exhibits, trains that thay can climb inside, a play area and plenty of visual displays.

Catalonia Railway Museum Opening Hours

What to take with you for Catalonia Railway Museum in Vilanova i la Geltrú

Access to the museum is step free. Access to the outside exhibits is via 3 steps or a long ramp. This museum is child friendly and easy to access with push chairs or in a wheel chair.

If you are combining this with a beach visit then you may be asked to leave a large rucksack or bag in reception. small 10L rucksack should not present any problems

Summary of Prices

Train/Bus Fare Entry Ticket Additional Information Train/Bus Fare Entry Ticket Additional Information Adult € 8.40 € 6.50 Over 60 years, 3.25 Euros Child € 8.40 € 5.00 For 6-17 Years. Under 6 FREEGroup/Family Ticket? 10+ People - See Website.Notes Closed Mondays.

Getting to Catalonia Railway Museum in Vilanova i la Geltrú

Address: Plaça d'Eduard Maristany, Vilanova i la Geltreu. 08800

Use the Renfe RODALIES R2 line from Barcelona to get to Vilanova i la Geltrú which is one stop on from Sitges.

The museum entrance is about 50 metres from the Renfe station exit.

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