THE ACTIVITIES

THE LITTLE TRAIN ON TIRES

A small electric train on tires and respectful of the environment invites the visitor to a journey among the big trains.

At regular intervals, it travels through time through the "Platforms of History" before reaching the outside area where it is in correspondence with the Mini-Express d'Alsace and the draisine for the baptism of the rail.

 

Continuously, every day of the week.

Cite Train20180616_CatherineKOHLER0166.J

LOCOMOTIVE

232 U 1

The "Steam, how does it work?" features the steam locomotive 232 U 1 that starts up every 30 minutes.

 

This permanent animation will allow you to understand the operation of the connecting rods of the locomotive which cause the rotation of the driving wheels and thus ... the departure of the train.

In addition to this, you need to know more about it.

Continuously, every day of the week (every 30 minutes)

Cite Train20180616_CatherineKOHLER0233.J

141 TC 70

MODEL

Made identically to the real model, the 1 / 5th scale model of
the 141 TC 701 locomotive is a real jewel of technology which runs three times a day to the delight of visitors.

In addition to this, you need to know more about it.

This collector's item, built in 1930, required 80,000 hours of work.

In addition to this, you need to know more about it.

Several times a day.

Cite Train20180616_CatherineKOHLER0219.J

MODEL'S ROOM

To rediscover your childhood dreams, discover an extraordinary railway universe through an animated diorama where many trains run.

Many activities with multiple surprises are also to be discovered.

In addition to this, you need to know more about it.

Start-up of the model: € 1

In addition to this, you need to know more about it.

Cite Train20180616_CatherineKOHLER0263.J

MINI-EXPRESS

D'ALSACE

On the Railway Panorama, near the "Plate tournante" and the "Baptêmes du rail" platform, is the departure station of the "Mini-Express d'Alsace".

In addition to this, you need to know more about it.

Sitting on wagons towed by a miniature electric locomotive, the journey allows you to discover the outside area as well as the materials presented during the temporary exhibitions.

From April to October.

Cite Train20180616_CatherineKOHLER0296.J

BAPTÊMES

DU RAIL

Come and do your first rail journey aboard a draisine to learn how to drive a train on a short route with volunteer leaders and railway professionals.


A driver will be at your side to answer all your questions regarding railway operations. An accompanying certificate is given to each traveler.

 

Suspended animation (COVID-19)

Cite Train20180616_CatherineKOHLER0309.J

MANÈGE DE

SAMBALDUR

Who knows the little fairground train from Sambaldur ? Few people in Alsace, but around Perpignan, all the regulars of the fairgrounds from 1948 to 2007 ... In addition to this, you need to know more about it.

Saved from scrap metal by the Cité du Train in 2014, the last real fairground train in France has just been reborn, after several years of efforts by the museum's volunteers.

 

Suspended animation (COVID-19)

IMG_1842.JPG

COVID-19

The museum is closed until further notice.

CITÉ DU TRAIN

PATRIMOINE SNCF

2 rue Alfred de Glehn
68200 Mulhouse - France
+33 (3).89.42.83.33

message@citedutrain.com

STAY

INFORMED

Follow us on Facebook

Download the SAM! App

Subscribe to the newsletter

PREPARE

YOUR VISIT

Opening hours & access

Admission prices

FAQ

Follow us on

certificat-excellence-tripadvisor-blanc.
  • Soundcloud

They support us