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CANADIAN MUSEUM OF RAIL TRAVEL

57 Van Horne St S
Cranbrook, BC  V1C 1Y7

(250) 489-3918

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3.5 star rating
December 14, 2011

Cranbrook was established as a rail division point, so it's fitting that the town is home to this fascinating museum that preserves a number of historic rail cars, including several "cars of state" designed for royalty. The Royal Alexandra Hall is a 279-sq.-m (3,003-sq.-ft.) oak-paneled dining room salvaged from Winnipeg's Royal Alexandra Hotel, a CPR hotel torn down in 1971. The ornate... more

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3.5 star rating
Fascinating
August 09, 2014

If you are interested in rail travel history, you will love this attraction. I took the guided tour and even though it was long, it kept me interested the entire time. I loved seeing the cars decorated just as they would be in their respective time periods.

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3.5 star rating
Very interesting rail museum
August 05, 2014

We took the full tour and found it extremely interesting. Unfortunately our guide was new and had very limited knowledge when questioned. The restored carriages are incredible. Fabulous exotic wood. Cost is too high but helps the restauration process.

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3.5 star rating
Interesting museum
August 04, 2014

Interesting museum, but the feeling is that we were not in a train museum but into a very large restore shop. They did an awesome work but the presentation somehow focus on restoration process work, not on items themselves.

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February 23, 2014

This museum houses the TransCanada Limited, a 1929 luxury train, as well as many other restored Canadian trains.

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