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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.
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.
- 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
- Prices for children :
- Combined ticket with Electropolis (valid for 1 month): adult: 18 € / children: 12 € (4 to 17 years old) Family offer: 39 € (4 people including a maximum of 2 adults) / Senior rate (+ 65 years old): 13 € / Reduced rate : 11 € (jobseekers, disabled person with a companion, students up to 26 years old included, teachers. Passes accepted: Mulhouse City Pass, Museum Pass. Free: Press card, MMSA intermuseum card, Pro Tourisme card, Ministry of Culture card, ICOM card, Pass'Temps card, under 4 years old.
- 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 individuals, 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" : Presentation of the Health Pass obligatory for over 18s / from 30 August for over 12s (vaccination certificate (2nd dose) more than 7 days old OR PCR or antigenic test certificate less than 48 hours old OR COVID-19 recovery certificate) which can be presented in paper or digital form. Proof of identity will be requested in addition to the Health Pass.
Other measures in place:
Wearing a mask is compulsory for children aged 11 and over (the museum does not sell masks)
Hydro-alcohol gel is available at the entrance and exit of the museum
Reinforced cleaning of sanitary facilities and sensitive points of contact
Installation of glass walls at reception desks
Implementation of a traffic flow system
Social distance between visitors (1 meter)
Online reservation recommended on the day of the visit
- Ouverture et service de vente proposé : Open to the public, NHS COVID Pass mandatory
- Mesure de protections : The service provider declares to respect the sanitary protocols, Hydroalcoholic gel available, Contactless payment highly recommended