Invitation to the opening of 12th touristic season in Skierniewice Engine Shed

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On Saturday, 7th May, from 11AM to 3PM we would like to invite you to visit Skierniewice Engine Shed during the first in this year Open Day. The sightseeing takes place in groups guided by the tour guide (guides are dressed in historical railway uniforms). As each year, our guests can take the longer sightseeing route inside the biggest building in Shed – the engine roundhouse from years 1862-1942 inside which the majority of rolling stock collection is located.

Except that we invite you to visit various other exhibitions inside engine shed:

  • steam engines maintenance equipment,
  • old railway workshop with vintage equipment still in working order,
  • railway smithy
  • interactive exhibition of railway signaling and safety devices.

We are awaiting the guests every full hour (11AM, 12AM, 1 PM and 2PM)

On the same day we would like to invite you at 8PM for a presentation and discussion Modern or genuine? Dilemmas of contemporary railway museums. The meeting is a part of the project Technical Education as a promotion of volunteering for railway heritage in Skierniewice Engine Shed supported from the subsidy program Bank of Active Youth by Found of Bank Zachodni WBK.

Free admission!

We would also like to remind you, that this year the Railway Night of Museums will exceptionally take place on second Sturday of May (14th May) and not, as usual, on third. The change is consistent with the date of Night of Museums across the country.

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