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Railway & Forestry Museum

Closed Now: 10:00 - 17:00
Open today: 10:00 - 17:00
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Ride the Rail

I love this place. I often just take a ride in the summer by myself since my children have all... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Blueeyes I
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Prince George, Canada
Rainy Day with Thomas

We took our grandsons (aged 4 and 19 months) to a Day with Thomas. We all enjoyed the displays and... read more

Reviewed 31 August 2017
Eric D
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Williams Lake, Canada
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Lots of old trains to poke about on, you can book parties in one of the cars, neat train related gift store. Meetings can be booked in the main building too. Right next door to the Cottonwood Island Park. Dog friendly museum.
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850 River Rd, Prince George, British Columbia V2L 5S8, Canada
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love this place. I often just take a ride in the summer by myself since my children have all grown up now. And you can buy Frozen Paddle ice cream right at the counter when you buy your ticket to ride.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Blueeyes I
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

This promised to be a fun afternoon out seeing some old railway engines and other attractions from the great era of railway. Sadly, from the very entrance it all looked rather sad. Nothing was well maintained or well laid out. We were really interested to...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Gary P
Reviewed 31 August 2017

We took our grandsons (aged 4 and 19 months) to a Day with Thomas. We all enjoyed the displays and the boys enjoyed the games even though it was raining. It's worth the trip to experience a hands on idea of our past.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Eric D
Reviewed 30 August 2017

brought my parents here when they came to PG to visit. My dad is a big history bluff and loves old equipment and machinery. They both loved it - friendly staff, lots to look at, great way to spend a summer afternoon.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank ratherbegolfing789
Reviewed 6 June 2017

The museum is very hands on, from climbing into old engines and elegant rail cars to old fire equipment. There is an amazing collection of odd logging and rail cars, including rail snowplows and military stock transformed into logging equipment. A small railway takes fans...More

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank honeybee8280
Reviewed 21 April 2017

We so enjoyed almost two full hours touring this Railway & Foresty Museum. As my father in-law worker as a dispatcher for CP Rail for over 35 years this stop filled in a lot of blanks for me when listening to dad's rail stories. Thank...More

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank Bettyann55
Reviewed 17 October 2016

This museum is interesting for both adults and children. It has a model railroad set up inside that small children enjoy and then outside are the old engines, coaches, snowplows, etc. that people can walk through. The admission price is reasonable. There is also a...More

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank Tor56
Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

This place is so much fun to visit! We took 2 rides on the little train and went through a tunnel and over a little bridge. I really didn't think my 4 yr old would want to stay once we did the ride but was...More

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank 342jayh
Reviewed 10 July 2016

I was visited this place long time ago , I would said back in 2015 and its worth while to visit......

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank Alpesh P
Reviewed 8 July 2016

We had a very interesting self guided tour of the museum. It is well worth the admission to see all the different items and collections on site. I would love to go at Christmas to see it all lit up.

Date of experience: August 2015
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