Museo Ferroviario de Piriápolis, Colonia del Sacramento

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Step back into a bygone era at Museo Ferroviario de Piriápolis, a museum dedicated to Uruguay's railroad heritage. Set on board carriages from the 19th and early 20th centuries, the museum displays artifacts as they would appear on a functioning train, recreating the experience of rail travel in days gone by. Take a walk through the carriages, which have been restored to maintain their charm and character, to the on-site restaurant, which has been designed to replicate an authentic buffet carriage. For travelers who use our international travel planner, Colonia del Sacramento holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Museo Ferroviario de Piriápolis and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • Stopping by here adds an attraction to the jaunt out to see the bull ring. There are 5 cars that have been restored to their former “glory” (no locomotive), the depot, a warehouse converted to a...  more »
  • This is a small museum collecting items of the regional railway branch organisation. It is situated in some old carriages and a small office building  more »

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