Reading Railroad Heritage Museum, Hamburg

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The Reading Railroad Heritage Museum is a railroad museum located at 500 S 3rd Street in Hamburg, Pennsylvania dedicated to the preservation of the Reading Railroad, owned and operated by the Reading Company Technical & Historical Society. It features several pieces of retired rolling stock, including Blueliners and Budd Rail Diesel Cars, plus a few model train layouts as well other railroad memorabilia. The museum is open year-round on Saturdays and Sundays.
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  • I said: let's stop by before go home and we stayed there more than 2 hours. My dears, this place is amasing.It's free, but so much to see. Kids can ride almost of trains, all of them are thematically....  more »
  • I take my 3 children ages 1 to 6 here as often as we can. They love playing with the trains in the gift shop area. The movie gets a little long for them. They enjoy seeing the full size rail cars and....  more »
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  • Loved this museum! Great place to go for history on trains, with a focus on the Reading area. We were lucky to have Fred as our tour guide/historian for an outside tour of the train cars, full of wonderful information. Great for kids and adults and a very reasonable tour price.
  • Great museum, focused on Reading Railroad and it's influence on industrial development of the region it served. Friendly staff, outside yard tour, and inside exhibits. Check website for special events etc. A good way to spend a few hours of a weekend day.

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