Located in the old Delicias station, a magnificent example of 19th-century cast-iron architecture, this museum was opened in 1984. Visitors will discover a complete collection of historical railway materials, from vehicles (from locomotives to carriages) to all types of pieces, elements, photographs and recreations that illustrate the different professions related to the railway, throughout history.
Rooms based on different themes take visitors on a journey through the history of the Spanish railway. The museum also has temporary exhibitions and offers the possibility of travelling on a real, old-fashioned train, the Tren de la Fresa, between Madrid and Aranjuez, in spring and autumn. There is a wide range of activities for children and families, such as educational workshops, theatrical performances and train rides in the gardens. What's more, the café is installed in a beautiful 1930s restaurant carriage.
The Railway Museum is home to the Railway Historical Archives and the Railway Library and Newspaper Library, the only one in Spain, whose main purpose is to preserve, study and promote railway heritage.
Visitor's day (every Sunday): €2.50
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Tue-Thu 9:30am-3pm; Fri-Sun 10am-6pm
Closed: 1 and 6 January; 25 December.
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