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Railway Museum

TIME : 2016/2/18 23:57:52

This museum near Sennaya pl is a must for train-set fans and modellers. It houses a collection of scale locomotives and model railway bridges, often made by the same engineers that built the real ones. The oldest such collection in the world, the museum dates to 1809, 28 years before Russia had its first working train! There are free Russian-language guided tours of the museum every hour on the hour.

Look out for the fantastic map of Russia hanging above the main museum staircase showing all the train lines in the country, which almost makes up for the total lack of signage in English.