Museum of the National Railway - Lousado Centre

Vila Nova de Famalicão
Description
The National Railway Museum – Lousado Centre, tutored by the National Railway Museum, and managed in partnership with the municipality of Vila Nova de Famalicão, entirely occupies the original workshop of the company complex of Caminhos de Ferro de Guimarães (1883/1927) of  about 1400 square metres.

It is an alternative project to the old Museum Section, open to the public in 1979, by initiative of Armando Ginestal Machado – to whom the dynamics of the train museology is owed – and demolished imposed by the recent works of modernisation and electrification of the lines of Minho and Guimarães. 

The exhibition of circulation stock, chronologically organized, aims at showing the various types of trains.

The material built between 1875 and 1965 comes from eight companies and was acquired in six countries from 15 constructors. 

Visiting Hours:

Sunday to Friday, from 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm.

Admission:  Free entry.

Location: Vila Nova de Famalicão
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