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Weekend activities

Are you planning to visit the Museum this weekend? Do not hesitate to come! We offer a lot of activities that will suit small and large groups! Check our schedules, plan your visit and get ready to live a fun experience, while learning about the world of railroads.

Family in the Museum


Like every Saturday, you can enjoy guided activities in the facilities of the Museum. At 12:30 hours, you can enjoy a 20-minute guided tour by the Museum's experts. They will tell you the history of the railway and the anecdotes of all the pieces of the collections that houses the space. Also, every Saturday the themes are different from each other.


On Saturday afternoons, at 5:30 p.m., you will be able to make the traditional visit to the passenger car Harlan of 1881, the only railway material that is conserved from the line of Vilanova i la Geltrú. The visit takes about 15 or 20 minutes.


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The ignition of the Mataró


Like all the first Sundays of the month, you can enjoy the Live Steam from 11:30, with the ignition of the 1948 Mataró locomotive. Do you know that it was the first train that travel on the Iberian Peninsula? Visit us and you will see the Centennial Train in full action!


And on the second Sunday of the month, from 11:30 to 13:30 hours, you will be able to access the interior of the ZZ324 luxury saloon car and visit the facility. Although it is not a guided tour, one of our volunteers will welcome you and answer any questions you may have about the operation and history of this emblematic piece.

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The ignition of the Mataró
Reading stories Museum


On the third Sunday at noon, at 12 o'clock, children are the protagonists! Families can enjoy the ConteTren, an activity that will transport the little ones with magical stories of trains, stations and drivers. In addition, you can find a surprise character working in the museum. Don’t forget to take photos with him and tag us at @mferrocarrilcat.


On the fourth Sunday of the month, enjoy the ConteTren again from 12 o'clock (remember, only in the months of 5 Sundays!).


On the last Sunday of the month, we offer a unique experience for visitors to enter the Harlan passenger car from 1881. Do not miss it, the vehicle will be open from 11:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.!


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These activities are free for all the visitors that are in the Museum and that have acceded with any of the current tariffs. Come to the Vilanova’s Railway Museum and enjoy a unique family experience, while learning about interesting facts about the world of trains. Find us!

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