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Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania, a world class museum of railroad history in Strasburg, PA.

How Do I Take a Train Ride in Strasburg?

Strasburg Rail Road train and platform at station.

Locomotive 475 pulls a Strasburg Rail Road train.

Strasburg Attractions.
Strasburg ... America's Favorite Train Stop!
Visit the Museum, take a train ride, see the toy trains, enjoy other attractions, all in one trip!

The Museum does not operate trains, but you're in luck!

Strasburg Rail Road logo.The Strasburg Rail Road, a historic operating railroad located directly across the street from the Museum, runs lots of train rides in vintage coaches, mostly with steam locomotives. The rides are well narrated, with great views of Amish farmlands. They also feature special Thomas days for the youngsters. Taking a trip on the Strasburg Railroad is an experience not to be forgotten!

Tickets for rides may be obtained at the Ticket Office at the Rail Road, not at the Museum.  The Museum's front desk does have information on their schedules.  For information, call the Strasburg Rail Road at 717 687-7522, or visit their web site at: www.strasburgrailroad.com.

For other exciting things to do in Strasburg, go here. For additional Lancaster County information, see our Links page.

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Make them part of a great day trip!

Interested in Toy Trains? The National Toy Train Museum is less than a mile away! Visit their web site.

Toy trains are presented in a colorful and exciting turn-of-the-century setting. The Museum's vast collection of floor toys, electric trains and train-related accessories includes those from the mid-1800s through the present. See Lionel, American Flyer, Marx, Marklin, LGB and many, many others.

The Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania also has a number of model trains on exhibit, including several operating setups.

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