Museums

Museums with mainly static exhibitions though some have movable parts, such as the excellent turntable you can see at the National Railway Museum in York.

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Alberta Railway Museum Museum 24215 34 Street, Edmonton, AB T5Y 6B4, Canada The museum houses a collection of railway equipment and buildings that were used by the Canadian National Railways (CNR) and Northern Alberta Railways (NAR).
Ambarawa Railway Museum Museum JL. Setasiun, No. 1, Ambarawa, Indonesia Also known as "Museum Kereta Api Ambarawa" in Indonesian), the site is located in Ambarawa in Central Java, Indonesia and holds a collection of 21 narrow gauge steam engines, 4 of which are operational on a heritage line between Ambarawa to Bedono.
Amberley Museum and Heritage Centre Museum Houghton Bridge, Amberley, BN18 9LT, England The centre is set in a 36 acre site in the South Downs National Park and showcases items pertaining to the industrial heritage of the South East. Exhibits include a narrow-gauge railway, a bus service and traditional crafts such as a blacksmith.
B&O Railroad Museum Museum 901 West Pratt Street, Baltimore, MD 21223, USA
Bahnwelt Darmstadt-Kranichstein Museum Steinstrasse 7, 64291 Darmstadt, Germany
Ballarat Tramway Museum Museum Botanical Gardens, Gillies Street North, Ballarat, Australia
BC Forest Discovery Centre Museum 2892 Drinkwater Rd, Duncan V9L 6C2, Canada
Beamish Living Museum Museum Beamish, County Durham, DH9 0RG, England
Beijing Railway Museum Museum No.2A Qianmen Main Street, Chongwen District, Beijing, China
Brading Station Railway Heritage Centre Museum Station Road, Brading, PO36 0DY, England
Bulawayo Railway Museum Museum Crew Road, Bulawayo, Zimbabwe
Bursledon Brickworks Industrial Museum Museum 148 Swanwick Lane, Fareham, SO31 7GW, England
Canadian Railway Museum Museum 110 Saint-Pierre Street, Saint-Constant J5A 1G7, Canada
Cite du Train Museum 2 Rue Alfred de Glehn, Mulhouse, 68200, France
Conwy Valley Railway Museum Museum The Old Goods Yard,Betws-y-Coed, LL24 0AL, Wales
Crewe Heritage Centre Museum Vernon Way, Crewe, CW1 2DB, England
Danmarks Jernbanemuseum (Danish Railway Museum) Museum Dannebrogsgade 24, Odense 5000, Denmark
Darlington Railway Museum Museum Station Road, Darlington, DL3 6ST, England
DB Museum Museum Lessingstrasse 6, D-90443 Nurnberg, Germany
Deutsches Dampflokomotiv-Museum Museum Birkenstrasse 5, 95339 Neuenmarkt, Germany
Donegal Railway Heritage Centre Museum The Old Station House, Tirchonaill Street, Donegal, Ireland
DownsSteam Tourist Railway and Museum Museum Corner Ball and Cambooya Street, Drayton, Toowoomba, Australia
East Anglia Transport Museum Museum Chapel Road, Carlton Colville, Lowestoft, NR33 8BL, England
East Anglian Railway Museum Museum Station Road, Wakes Colne, CO6 2DS, England
Eisenbahnmuseum Dieringhausen Museum Hohler Strasse 2, Gummersbach, 51645, Germany
Electric Railway Museum Museum Coventry Airport, Rowley Road, Baginton, Coventry, CV3 4LE, England
Exporail Museum 110 Rue St. Pierre, Saint-Constant, Quebec, Canada
Fort Steele Steam Railway Museum Fort Steele Heritage Town, 9851 Highway 93/95, Fort Steele V0B 1N0, Canada
Frankische Museums Eisenbahn Museum Klingenhofstrasse 70, Nurnberg, 90411, Germany
Gedser Remise Railway Museum Museum Jernbanevej 1, Gedser, Falster 4874, Denmark
Gijon Railway Museum Museum Plaza Estacion del Norte, s/n, 33212 Gijon, Asturias, Spain
Gordon G. Pike Railway Heritage Museum Museum Military Road, A0A 2M0 Harbour Grace, Canada
Kentucky Railway Museum Museum 136 S. Main Street, New Haven, KY 40051, USA
Latvian Railway History Museum Museum Uzvaras bulvaris, Riga, Rigas pilseta, Latvia The museum was established in 1994 and contains over a 1000 items , documents and photographs related to railway communications and signalling equipment, tools and instruments, uniforms and badges.
Localbahnmuseum Bayerish Eisensten Museum Bahnhofstrasse 44, 94252 Bayerisch Eisenstein, Germany
London Transport Museum Museum Covent Garden Plaza, London WC2E 7BB, England The museum conserves London's transport heritage. Most of the exhibits originated from London Transport, but, since the creation of Transport for London (TfL) in 2000, it has expanded to cover all aspects of transportation in the city.
Mangapps Railway Museum Museum Southminster Road, Burnham on Crouch, CM0 8QG, England
Musee Provencal des Transports Museum Arret de la Barque Fuveau, Fuveau, France
Museo del Ferrocarril Museum Plaza de las Delicias 61, Madrid 28045, Spain
Museo Nazionale Ferroviario di Pietrarsa Museum Traversa Pietrarsa, Naples, Italy
Museums-Eisenbahn Minden Museum Stiftsallee 2, Minden, Germany
Nairobi Railway Museum Museum City Square, Nairobi, Kenya
National Railway Museum Museum Leeman Road,York, YO26 4XJ, England
Northwest Railway Museum Museum 38625 SE King Street, Snoqualmie, Washington 98065, USA
Norwegian Railroad Museum Museum Strandveien 163, N-2316 Hamar, Norway
Oklahoma Railway Museum Museum 3400 N.E. Grand Boulevard, USA
Old Colony & Fall River Railroad Museum Museum 2 Water Street, Fall River, MA 02722, USA
Palmerston Railway Heritage Museum Museum 166 William Street, Palmerston, Ontario N0G 2PO, Canada
Pereslavl Railway Museum Museum Leshoznaya str. 1, Talitsy, Kupanskoye, Yaroslavl oblast, 152018, Russia This is the only place in Russia where narrow gauge railways (known as Cuckoos or Kukushka), which once dominated Russia's industrial landscape, are preserved. From 1990, it hosts a large number of exhibits including a small section of working track.
Railway Museum of Cincinnati Museum 315 W. Southern Avenue, Covington KY 41014, USA
Revelstoke Railway Museum Museum 719 Track Street West, Revelstoke V0E 2S0, British Columbia, Canada
Rosewood Railway Museum Museum Rosemount Lane, Tallegalla, Queensland, Australia
Saskatchewan Railway Museum Museum Pike Lake Highway, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
Sierra Leone National Railway Museum Museum Cline Street, Cline Town, Freetown, Sierra Leone
Steam - Museum of the GWR Museum Fire Fly Avenue, , Swindon, SN2 2EY, England
Stephenson Railway Museum Museum Middle Engine Lane, North Shields, NE29 8DX, England
Thailand-Burma Railway Centre Museum Mueang Kanchanaburi District, Kanchanaburi, Thailand The centre is dedicated to the history of the Thailand-Burma Railway. The line ran 415 km from Ban Pong in Thailand to Thanbuyuzayat in Burma, and was built by the Imperial Japanese Army during WWII using Allied prisoners of war and Asian labourers.
The Postal Museum Museum Phoenix Place, London, WC1X 0DA This is a new heritage attraction opening in 2017 which includes The Postal Museum and Mail Rail. Visitors will have the chance to explore 500 years of social history and travel 70 feet under London to ride the Post Office forgotten railway.
The Sandstone Heritage Trust Museum Off the R26 between Fouriesburg-Ficksburg, Free State, Ficksburg, South Africa
Travel Town Transportation Museum Museum 5200 Zoo Drive, Los Angeles, 90027 (CA), USA
Ulster Folk and Transport Museum Museum Cultra, Holywood, BT18 0EU, Northern Ireland
Virginia Museum of Transportation Museum 303 Norfolk Ave SW, Roanoke, VA 24016 The museum opened in 1963 in Wasena Park, but due to floods was relocated to a N&W freight station in downtown Roanoke. The collection has around 2500 objects, including 50 pieces locomotives and other rail cars.
Zuid-Limburgse Stoomtrein Maatschappij Museum Stationstraat 20-22, 6369 VJ Simpelveld, Netherlands

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