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Railway Museum

  • Locomotives in the Railway Museum. Gijón, Asturias © Region of Asturias

    Locomotives in the Railway Museum. Gijón, Asturias © Region of Asturias

  

Category

Themed / specialist

Owner

Local government(Town council)
Plaza de la Estación del Norte s/n
33212 Gijón
Asturias
Asturias

Telephone+34 985181777

E-mailmuseoferrocarril@gijon.es

Websitehttp://www.gijon.es/es/directorio/museo-del-ferrocarril-de-asturias

History of the train

This centre has an interesting collection of objects and items related with railways. Furthermore, it has a permanent exhibition where visitors can see the historical relationship between railways and the social and economic development of the Asturias Region. All this is rounded off by a temporary exhibition room and an outstanding documentation centre with graphic and documentary evidence that helps to understand the history of the train over the last 150 years.

Practical information

Timetables

 

Apr 01 to Oct 01

Tuesday to Friday

Does not close at midday

10:00 AM to 7:00 PM

Public holidays, Saturdays and Sundays

Does not close at midday

10:30 AM to 7:00 PM

Closed temporarily for renovation works.

 

Oct 01 to Mar 31

Tuesday to Friday

Does not close at midday

9:30 AM to 6:30 PM

Public holidays, Saturdays and Sundays

Does not close at midday

10:00 AM to 6:30 PM

Rates

 

Free admission

  

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