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Ravenglass Railway Museum
The Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway
Ravenglass

CA18 1SW
Contact
Telephone: 01229 717 171
Fax: 01229 717 011
Email: rer@netcomuk.co.uk

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Overview of collections

The museum collects items connected with the history of the Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway and its part in local life include rolling stock and associated artefacts and photographs. Collections also cover other local railways and associated industries in Cumbria and the general development of model and miniature railways.

Overview of how collections are displayed

The museum contains displays from the collection, with diorama models, re-constructions and audio-visual interpretation. Visitors can also travel on the 15" Narrow Gauge Railway ("La'al Ratty") from the old Roman Port of Ravenglass along the Eskdale Valley to Eskdale (Dalegarth) 7 miles away. Either steam or diesel engines haul trains.

Star Objects at this location

Rolling stock used for the transport of granite from local quarries; a section of original coach form the original 3 ft gauge track
Collection Descriptions
Geology Collection (Ravenglass Railway Museum)
Mineral specimens.
Photographic Collection (Ravenglass Railway Museum)
Photographs related to the operation of the railway and local area.
Science & Industry Collection (Ravenglass Railway Museum)
Transport Rolling stock forms a main part of the transport collections, including part of a coach from the original p...
Transport Collection (Ravenglass Railway Museum)
Rolling stock forms a main part of the transport collections, including part of a coach from the original passenger l...

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