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Das Heizhaus, Eisenbahnmuseum Strasshof - Austria
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Arne1
N 48° 19.543 E 016° 40.393
33U E 624024 N 5353856
Quick Description: Railroad museum near Vienna
Location: Niederösterreich, Austria
Date Posted: 7/14/2014 3:48:42 AM
Waymark Code: WMM3AD
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member TheBeanTeam
Views: 3

Long Description:
Close to the city of Vienna is a place for railway
enthusiasts. The railway museum Strasshof “Das
Heizhaus” is located on the premises of a former
railway depot that was in regular service until
1978. It was founded by the „1. österreichischen
Straßenbahn- und Eisenbahnklub“(1. öSEK) and
opened its gates to public in 1984. Visitors have
the possibility to experience a multiplicity of
engines and coaches in an historic atmosphere


Opening Hours:
opend from April 1st until October 26th
Tuesday to Sunday and on holiday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Groups only with advance reservation.

Visitation Days:
On regular opening days you can visit the museum and the outside area with it’s railway exhibits
and infrastructure.

Model Railway
On every opening day the a small model railway
can be operated by children.

TRAIN OPERATION DAY every sun- and holiday
• take a ride in the cab of a diesel engine
• guided tours through the museum
• garden railway in service
• model railway in service
• garden model railway in service
• Buffet- and souvenir coach open

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE EXIBITION
The Railway museum Strasshof
houses the biggest part of the national
railway collection of Austria.
• 150.000 m² outside area with historic buildings
• 8 steam engines in working conditions
• about 150 over 100 years old coaches and locomotives
• up to 40.000 hours of work and restoration for the
museum by our group of volunteers
• over 100 volunteers work at the museum
Museum Website: [Web Link]

Train ride provided?: yes

Actual railroad cars or locomotives on display?: no

Admission fee?: 7-9.50

Street Address: Eisenbahnmuseum Strasshof,Sillerstraße 123,A-2231 Strasshof an der Nordbahn

Gift shop?: yes

Café/restaurant?: yes

Theater?: no

Other features?: Not listed

Visit Instructions:
1. Visit the museum. 2. Provide your thoughts/experience of this visit. 3. Provide a photograph of your visit to this museum. A GPSr photo is NOT required.
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