Exporail_Canada | Canada’s Rail Museum
Distinction Prize SMQ – Société des Musées du Québec 2021
With a collection of 188 vehicles, 50 of which are featured in its Angus Pavilion, Exporail, the Canadian Railway Museum, is the largest museum of its kind in Canada.
Thanks to spectacular lighting as well as an immersive space between the visitor’s reception area and the museum’s Grand Gallery, the permanent exhibition will delight both diehard fans and new visitors alike.
The museum provides an opportunity to admire over 400 railway artifacts and view magnificent archival images on screens. Families can complete their visit with an outdoor ride on the museum’s miniature railroad as well as a stroll between two stations located on the museum’s site.
The Canadian Railway Museum (French: (Le) Musée ferroviaire canadien), operating under the brand name Exporail in both official languages, is a rail transport museum in Saint-Constant, Quebec, Canada, on Montreal’s south shore.
Location: Saint-Constant, Quebec, Canada
Coordinates: 45.375°N 73.564°W
Collection: 188 vehicles, 190,000 documents and artifacts, 10,000 small artifacts, a centennial railway station, 690 model trains
Visitors 47,326 (2011-12)