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Railway museum in Freilassing (Freilassing Locomotive World)


Who was not fascinated by the long horn, steam and Choo-Choo-Choo )))

Museum of railway equipment in the town of Freilassing. Bad Reichenhall is only 20 minutes away by car. 

Website of the museum:  Railway museum in Freilassing

Address: Westendstraße 5, 83395 Freilassing

Working time: the museum works only on Fridays and Sundays from 10 until 17 o'clock.

 Special working time 2019/2020

Easter 16.04. - 28.04.2019, daily 10.00 - 17.00 (the last entrance 16: 30)
Ascension Do., 30.05.2019, daily 10.00 - 17.00 (the last entrance 16: 30)
Pentecost 10.06. - 23.06.2019, daily 10.00 - 17.00 (the last entrance 16: 30)
Summer 16.07. - 08.09.2019, daily opened except Monday 10.00 - 17.00 (the last entrance 16: 30)
Christmas 26.12. - 29.12.2019 и 02.01. - 06.01.2020 10.00 - 17.00 (the last entrance 16: 30)

Cost: adults - 6 euros, children from 6 to 16 years - 4 euros, family ticket - 12 euros. Take the guest card with you - here are discounts!!!

The Museum is located in an old fan-type locomotive depot. If I'm not mistaken, every two hours there is a small tour showing the work of the u-turn circle. The tour is in German, but you will understand the general meaning from the show. Well, the main exhibits are steam locomotives for various types of roads, including mountain ones, some of which can only be seen here. As I understand it, this is the second largest locomotive Museum in Bavaria, the largest is located North of Munich, and you must get there!


As you can see in the photo, many locomotives are "cut" so you can see how it works. Well, for kids, of course, the most interesting thing will be the launch of the layout of Railways, there are two of them. They are smaller in size than in the Porsche Museum, but also interesting, I barely took my 6-year-old son away ))


For those who are interested in railway layouts. Basically, all these layouts are made on the basis of models produced by PIKO and ROCO (of course, not only by them, they are the most famous and large). This case is not very cheap, but very interesting. So, in Freilasing there is a store where you can get acquainted and buy something for this kind of modeling, write down the  address: Sägewerkstraße 18, 83395 Freilassing 

Attractions nearby:

The castles Burghausen (Burg zu Burghausen)

Hans-Peter Porsche museum (Hans-Peter Porsche Traumwerk)

Mining museum (Bergbaumuseum Achthal).

Mirabell Palace

The castle Salzburg (Festung Hohensalzburg)

The castle Hellbrunn (Schloss Hellbrunn)

Zoo Salzburg (Zoo Salzburg Hellbrunn)


House of Nature in Salzburg

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