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Cité du Train

2 Rue Alfred de Glehn, 68200 Mulhouse, France

Museums

About Cité du Train

The Cité du Train - Patrimoine SNCF (formerly the French Railway Museum ), in Mulhouse , is the largest railway museum in Europe. It tells the story of rail transport in Britain and its impact on society and it is home of the national collection of historically significant railway vehicles, as well as a collection of other artefacts and both written and pictorial records.



Attractions near Cité du Train

Cité de l'Automobile2.85km from Cité du Train

La Cité de l'Automobile - National Museum - Schlumpf Collection in Mulhouse, Alsace, houses the largest collection of cars in the world. More than 500 vehicles including the famous Schlumpf collection of the Schlumpf brothers. 560 automobiles from 98 different brands, pioneers in the history of the automobile, built between 1878 and 1918, of which 430 classified as historical monuments. One of the nice location which attracts you to the magical world of cars.

A french zoological garden which was created in 1868 by philanthropists industrialists, led by Charles Thierry-Mieg son. It covers 25 hectares and presents more than 900 animals of 170 species, as well as 3,500 plant varieties. The park holds the national label "remarkable garden" of the Ministry of Culture for its botanical collections.  There are so many collections of rare and endangered living beings and plants too.

Écomusée d'Alsace11.45km from Cité du Train

The Ecomusée d ' Alsace in Ungersheim, in the Haut-Rhin, is an open-air museum where authentic Alsatian constructions have been transferred and reassembled, forming like a living village: half-timbered houses, workers' houses, shop, town hall , fortified tower, festival hall, farm, school, washhouse, gardens, fields. The museum's mission is to present the buildings and the ways and customs of yesteryear and to ensure the transmission of living heritage.

Le Parc du Petit Prince12.43km from Cité du Train

The Petit Prince park is a theme park inspired by the work of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry and is located in Ungersheim in Alsace. Equipped with two large captive balloons and an aero bar, it is the first aerial park in the world. You can explore over 24 ha with 32 unique attractions and rides. One of the nice location where you can spend some nice time with your family.

one of France's biggest Nature Parks which covers the three former regions of Alsace, Franche-Comté, and Lorraine. It offers some beautiful natural and cultural heritage. There is a series of mountain landscapes, rounded mountain peaks, and high-altitude pastures. It is one of the largest and most populated French regional parks. A wide range of habitats available in the park including so many wildlife varieties too

Grand-Ballon22.27km from Cité du Train

The Grand-Ballon is the highest summit in the Vosges and is situated between the valleys of the Thur and the Lauch in Alsace. the top of the Grand Ballon features an alpine-tundra climate. The mountain is part of the so-called Belchen System, a group of mountains with the name "Belchen" that may have been part of a Celtic sun calendar One of the nice trekking destination and also a good viewpoint.

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Grand Est71 attractions

Grand Est is a vast new region in Eastern France, the unification of the former historical regions of Champagne-Ardenne, Alsace, and Lorraine. Its geographical location – bordering Belgium, Luxembourg, Germany, and Switzerland – makes of the Grand Est an interesting cultural melting pot which can be clearly seen in its architecture and tasted in its gastronomy.