Railway Coastal Museum

495 Water St W, St John's, NL A1C 5X8, Canada

The Railway Coastal Museum is located in Newfoundland on the Water Street in Canada. This is a transportation museum and has the items used in the Newfoundland Railway and the coastal water transportation. This museum helps one get a better understanding of the history of both the transportation means in the province.

There are over 40 pictorial exhibits, 21 costumed figures from the 1940s, posters, murals and paintings, models, maps, and biographies. There is also an automated train model which is of particular interest to all the visitors. This train model is set within the landscape of the place. The museum has on display a diorama of the Newfie Bullet and some coastal boat models as well.

The museum was opened in 2003 and is the Mile Zero of the Trans Canada Trail. The museum building is the old train station building itself, which is 106 years old. Only the ground floor of the building houses museum. It is a municipal heritage building and is a place of tourist interest.

There is an entry fee to the museum and parking facilities also are available. Special parking facilities are available for the disabled. The museum is currently open to the public to hold parties and get together meets. It can accommodate over 400 people. The bookings are done at the museum itself.

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