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Worth to visit (early in the morning)

One suggestion to visit this place: come at 08.00 am on weekend or public holiday. Because that's... read more

Reviewed 16 August 2018
Desti P
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Plenty to see

After arriving by train we were able to wander the station. Needs a bit more information on the... read more

Reviewed 15 May 2018
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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“on display”(4 reviews)
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Ambarawa Railway Station, Ambarawa 50614, Indonesia
+62 24 3554822
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We went with local friends which was helpful. The museum is excellent but we went to go on the "steam train" which on the day we went was actually a vintage diesel. There were 3 vintage carriages (1907) holding 120 people in total. The train...More

Thank Redpiper14
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We drove a car directly from Semarang airport, it was easy to find this place guided by google map. This is actually an old railway station, that is already closed. Maybe because I was a train commuter, I did enjoy visiting this museum. Not much...More

Thank gtarmidi
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we visited here with my wife and my 3 years old son. He is very excited to see the real pufferbellies train, and can't stop singing "down by the station early in the morning, see the pufferbellies trains are all in a row.... ". we...More

Thank yps0909
Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

One suggestion to visit this place: come at 08.00 am on weekend or public holiday. Because that's when the tourism train operated. 1 day only 3 trip, and 1 trip only have 120 seats. So make sure come early to get the train ticket. Else...More

Thank Desti P
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

What makes this place special is, this place once a military station turned into a museum, especially steam locomotive & diesel vintage museum. We find a lots of old stuffs from colonial era, including the station building itself. This station became a museum in 1979,...More

Thank Thanti F
Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

Old train here. You can go around with old train here. Indonesia train history provided here. Need renovation in every aspect.

1  Thank Andy L
Reviewed 15 May 2018

After arriving by train we were able to wander the station. Needs a bit more information on the engines on display. Many of them from Germany, some UK. Look for the turning table for the engines, worked by hand!

1  Thank f2s
Reviewed 15 May 2018

Our cruise ship group were booked for the steam train trip from Tun Tang Station to the museum at Ambarawa so we spent time in two old stations and had the absolute joy of steaming along behind a grand old engine across the paddy fields....More

1  Thank Kirkcaldylad
Reviewed 23 April 2018 via mobile

In the weekends/holidays, usually the tickets would be already sold at 10.00am. For all trip within the day. Be there at 08.00am, buy the tickets, enjoy the museum, enjoy the trips. I have already seen many sad families which came from a far place, couldn’t...More

1  Thank Rudy H
Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

If you are travelling in the area and you are interested in old steam trains then you will enjoy looking around this place. There are a number of static exhibits on display, but you can also take a ride on one of the trains and...More

1  Thank Lesley H
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Response from priyowiyanto | Reviewed this property |
mungkin bisa membantu jawab : a. Kereta Api Loko Diesel: - 1 gerbong > 40 org > Rp 5.000.000 - 2 gerbong > 80 org > Rp 7.500.000 - 3 gerbong > 120 org > Rp 10.000.000 b. Kereta Api Loko Uap: - 1 gerbong > 40 org > Rp... More