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The railway attic unveiled

Since 1835, thousands of tools, instruments, scale models and works of art have been collected, all of them bearing witness to the work of railway men and women through time. These objects and their diversity show the emotional strength, beauty and poetry of the railway world. Here you can admire station name boards, signals, busts, paintings, scales and so oneā€¦

The lanterns

You will also find lots of lanterns. None of them are the same, and for good reason: each has its own particular function. Oil lamps, acetylene lamps, electric lamps, train and safety lights... they serve as a railway signal, warn the driver or highlight work on the tracks.

Click on the image and discover some of these historic lanterns.

Today we're open from 10:00 until 17:00 (last admission at 15:30).

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