The museum welcomes you to travel in time and learn a lot about the Russian railways. Join the new video tours in the museum’s official public VKontakte.
The excursion “Soft Steam Locomotive and Tank”
will acquaint viewers with the museum’s oldest exhibits. You will see the oldest surviving Russian locomotive - the Soft Sign armored steam train of 1897. You will also get acquainted with the layout of the depot of the Peterhof Railway, one of the first ones in this country. Moreover, you will find out what discovery was done during the reconstruction of the building of the 19th century.
The second video tour is dedicated to the rail track. Viewers will visit the underground adit, see the construction of the first Russian road with wooden rails and track the evolution of the rail shape over time.
The third walk through the museum is dedicated to steam and steam engines. The guide will tell what the first prototypes looked like and who created them.
Author: Vera Ivanova