Catherine Kohler
Catherine Kohler
Catherine Kohler
Catherine Kohler
Catherine Kohler
Catherine Kohler
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Suggestions Visit

Train museum - Patrimoine SNCF

A not-to-be-missed visit in Mulhouse: an incredible collection of trains with eye-catching colours that invite you to climb aboard! Impressive machines, from steam engines to today.

The museum will open its doors again on June 8th.

In Mulhouse, you can discover the largest and most beautiful museum in Europe dedicated to trains. You can relive the epic period from the very first locomotives in 1844 to the record-breaking high-speed TGV train. Other masterpieces are on display such as the 1844 Buddicom, the oldest locomotive you can see in Europe, the luxurious carriage of the Empress Eugenie, decorated by Viollet-Le-duc, the Pacific Chapelon 3.1192, the PRI carriage, with glass panels designed by Lalique, in which the French heads of state travelled from 1925 to 1971 and also the Bugatti presidential railcar which held the world speed record in 1937 at 196 km/h. The visit is highly educational with activities explaining the invention of the railways and how they revolutionised society, and for children, afternoon teas and activities are organised on Wednesdays in February.

Additional information
  • Altitude : 241m
  • Distance to the nearest station (km) : 5,5
  • Prices :
    • Adult rate : 13€
    • Child rate : 9,50€
    • Group rate : 11€
    • Groups : 8€
    • Family (2 adults + 2 children) : 39€
    • Etudiant : 11€
  • Price advantages :
    • Free for children (age limit) : 7
    • Fixed price package for families (minimum number of people) : 5
    • Group (minimum number of people) : 20
    • Other special offers : Pour 3 personnes de la même famille payantes, 1 entrée gratuite pour un enfant
  • Comments on prices : Credit card, Cheque, Holiday vouchers, Cash
  • Type of visits proposed : Free visit, Visit with guide tool, Visit with educational sheets/pack, Guided tour for groups
  • Amenities services : Toilets
  • Languages spoken : French, German, English
  • Restaurant on site : Yes
  • Practical services : Group reception, Shops /Sale of goods, Local tourist information
  • Group headcount :
    • Maxi : 20

Horaires et dates d'ouvertures susceptibles d'être modifiés en fonction des circonstances. Prenez vos précautions.

  • Commentaire "mesure covid" : Wearing a mask is compulsory from 10 years old (the museum does not sell masks).
    Provision of hydroalcoholic gel at the entrance of the museum
    Reinforcement of the cleaning of sanitary facilities and sensitive contact points
    Installation of glass walls at reception counters
    Setting up a traffic direction
    Maintaining a distance of one meter between visitors
    Reservation is recommended by internet of the day and time of the visit (limited gauge)*
    Groups of more than 10 people are not allowed (any grouping of people during the visit is forbidden)
    Closed until further notice: lockers, rolling animation, model room, as well as access to some trains (footbridges and interiors).
  • Ouverture et service de vente proposé : Open to the public
  • Mesure de protections : The service provider declares to respect the sanitary protocols, Wearing a mask is mandatory, Hydroalcoholic gel available
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