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Cité du Train - Patrimoine SNCF

The biggest railway museum in Europe !
History and tradition
Technique and industry
Mulhouse
France
The Cité du Train offers visitors a new hall of 6000 m2 (heated in winter and air conditioned in summer) in which 27 items from the collection of rolling stock (steam, electric and diesel locomotives, railcars, electric railcars, coaches and wagons) are displayed in a stunning and original audiovisual setting created by the Atelier François Seigneur that sets off the world of the railways to the best possible advantage. The Platforms of History presents 60 engines in chronological order from 1844 to the present day.

In this vast exhibition space the story of the railway's most glorious years is told with spectacular effect using the most highly advanced audiovisual techniques. The moment he enters the museum the visitor finds himself following the train trail, on a voyage of discovery through what is, essentially, a 6000 m2 film set. Right away the visitor is propelled into the heart of the story, which is presented with life-like realism: a kaleidoscopic succession of sounds, lights and images blending to create a dazzling reconstruction of some of the greatest moments in railway history. The visitor finds himself moving about in the midst of some of the most beautiful locomotives and some of the most iconic trains of the 19th and 20th centuries. And throughout his visit, voices, spotlights, music and special effects combine to make this a truly unforgettable experience.
Cité du Train
Cité du Train
Cité du Train
Suitable for families
Opening hours

01 JAN-11 APR: MON-SUN 10.00-17.00
12 APR-11 NOV: MON-SUN 10.00-18.00
12 NOV-31 DEC: MON-SUN 10.00-17.00

25/12 closed
Address
Cité du Train - Patrimoine SNCF
2 rue Alfred de Glehn
68200
Mulhouse
France
+33 3 89 42 83 33

47.749571, 7.294605