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Port Erin Railway Museum

Station Road, Port Erin
+44 1624 836855
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Small, but interesting for the rail and steam enrhusiasts

A samll volunteer run museum, intersting for all rail and steam enthusiasts, with comlete engines... read more

Reviewed 28 September 2017
nigelmeadows47
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Felixstowe, United Kingdom
A must after the train….

We had just returned from our round trip to Castletown and decided to round off our day of steam... read more

Reviewed 19 September 2017
PeteD60
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Ware, United Kingdom
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Station Road, Port Erin
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Reviewed 28 September 2017

A samll volunteer run museum, intersting for all rail and steam enthusiasts, with comlete engines and carriages, as well as historical info.

Thank nigelmeadows47
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Reviewed 19 September 2017

We had just returned from our round trip to Castletown and decided to round off our day of steam with visit to the museum that is next door to the station in Port Erin The first thing that struck me was the cost of entrance...More

Thank PeteD60
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Reviewed 16 September 2017

The museum is located outside Port Erin railway station just beyond the platforms. Though we were personally using a Go Explore Heritage card, I did notice that the normal entrance fee was quite inexpensive. There are a number of large exhibits (locos, coaches) and a...More

Thank PeterLanky
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Reviewed 19 August 2017

Fascinating and interesting history of The Manx Steam Railway. You can easily spend an hour or two there and it's UNDERPRICED at £2.00 (adult), £3.00/£4.00 would still be good value IMO. .

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Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

Lovely way to spend half an hour or so. Have been here many times. A couple of engines and carriages plus a lot of history of the railway. Children enjoy it and so do we. The shop is handy for gifts and also has a...More

Thank stressedoutdad
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Reviewed 29 July 2017

The railway museum is at Port Erin, the end of the line for the steam railway, and it's probably worth looking around if you've come by train, but I wouldn't come specially to see it. There is some interesting information about the history of rail...More

Thank Jon M
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Reviewed 25 July 2017

Nice little museum next to the steam railway station. Interesting to see how large the rail network on the island there used to be.

Thank Sean R
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Reviewed 28 June 2017

After having a look around the railway station here ,which is very well kept and interesting pictures on the walls....we then visited the Railway Museum . Not big but its very well done and interesting exhibits....there is also a gift shop .

Thank Barbara C
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Reviewed 28 June 2017

We had limited time to take full advantage of what looked like a very informative exhibition - The Royal Carriage seemed oppulant

Thank Rod B
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Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

Fabulous trip on this railway .... you see so much of this beautiful place we went to Douglas then laxey then up to snaefell and then to Ramsey well worth it for a fabulous day out If you want s bite to eat or just...More

Thank Susan F
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John E
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Response from Rob D | Reviewed this property |
Hello John, I was only on holiday when l went, you need to contact them directly for your calendars. all the best, Rob
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