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Real surprise, worth to visit

You don't expect such a museum in the middle of nowhere (with all respect and sympathy to... read more

Reviewed 11 May 2018
SDG1965
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Tel Aviv, Israel
An Azpeitia surprise

We travelled to Azpeitia to see the Loyola sanctuary, never expecting to find a railway museum. And... read more

Reviewed 6 December 2014
JLM44
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Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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11 May 2018
“Real surprise, worth to visit”
6 Dec 2014
“An Azpeitia surprise”
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Reviewed 11 May 2018

You don't expect such a museum in the middle of nowhere (with all respect and sympathy to Azpeitia)! Excellent collection of rolling stock, very professional and interesting explanations - including in English, which is not a common case in local museums here. Check the schedule...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 6 December 2014

We travelled to Azpeitia to see the Loyola sanctuary, never expecting to find a railway museum. And very good it is too, a lot to see, ending with a short rail trip to the next village. Its not York, but pretty good for a small...More

Date of experience: August 2014
3  Thank JLM44
Reviewed 1 December 2014

We spent a rainy morning of November checking out the locomotives, carriages, black and white pictures, plaques, uniforms, clocks,... lots to see and very attractively presented. It was somewhat thrilling to find the old carriages from the Bilbao to Santurce line which were were use...More

Date of experience: November 2014
1  Thank arlener18
Reviewed 26 August 2014

If you are in the area, and love trains, I would certainly recommend a visit to this museum. It has a nice collection of locomotives and cars, a very interesting workshop and some other old equipment. Before leaving, don't miss the uniform and clocks exhibition...More

Date of experience: August 2014
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Reviewed 19 July 2014

This is fun. Railway Museum of the Basque Country,'from the oldest trains during the Industrial Revolution to the most modern used in the Bilbao underground nowadays.' Rather a grand little station and some huge sheds as well as displays in the yard. Some great rarities...More

Date of experience: June 2014
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Reviewed 18 July 2014

This is a grand visitation for all things locomotive,or as my femme quips,loco. Its certainly big-boys toys,with a rich collection of locos,coaches and tram cars with a tall imposing station housing small exhibits outside where sheds and hangers filled with everything locomotive. Super half day...More

Date of experience: June 2014
1  Thank Eli B
Reviewed 6 November 2013

We visited the Basque railway museum on a Sunday in October expecting to be there about an hour, we were there for nearer 3. The museum is very well laid out with a very large collection of engines and rolling stock, most of which were...More

Date of experience: October 2013
1  Thank cstewart940
Reviewed 2 November 2011

The things I want from a museum are intrinsically interesting exhibits, a good layout, a recognition that the present is at least as interesting as the past, and things to do as well as see. The Basque Railway museum (which also has a few items...More

Date of experience: September 2011
5  Thank WardenRon
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