Port aux Basques Railway Heritage Museum

Port aux Basques

The museum is dedicated to public education and awareness concerning the history of the railway in Newfoundland. It celebrates the first Trans - island passenger train from St. John's to Port aux Basques in 1898. The Railway Heritage Centre consists of a replica of the original 1898 passenger station and a restored nine car train. The train is made up of a snowplow, diesel locomotive, two tank cars from world war 11, a Newfoundland boxer, sleeper, two baggage cars and a caboose.

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Locations & Dates

  • Route 1, Port aux Basques
  • 47.5908, -59.1637
  • Jun 1 - Sep 3



  • Adult $5, child (under 12) free