Kranichsteiner Bahnwelttage

We cordially invite you to this year’s Bahnwelttage on the grounds of the Railway Museum Darmstadt-Kranichstein. On Ascension Day (09.05.2024) and the following weekend (11. and 12.05.2024) the Railway Museum will be open with a large additional program of demonstrations, exhibitions and attractions for young and old around the railroad. In addition to the exhibitions to be visited, historic vehicles will be demonstrated in operation and there will be the opportunity to ride on historic museum trains across the extensive grounds of the Railway Museum.

We are looking forward to your visit!


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Opening hours & Prices

Thurs., 09.05.2024: 10.00 – 18.00
Fri., 10.05.2024: Closed
Sat., 11.05.2024: 10.00 – 18.00
Sun., 12.05.2024: 10.00 – 18.00

Box office closes at 4 p.m. on all event days.

Entrance to the Railway Museum

Adults: 10,00 Euro
Children (4-14 y.): 5,00 Euro
Families (2 adults + max. 3 children): 25,00 Euro

The entrance fee includes a ride on the historic museum train through the marshalling yard and, for children, an additional ride on the “Klein-Kranichsteiner Kreisbahn” (5-inch garden train).

Every other ride on the historic museum trains:

Adults: 4,00 Euro
Children (4-14 y.): 2,50 Euro

Ride in the driver’s cab of a steam or diesel locomotive or in the Bahnmeistereidraisine/Wismar rail bus: € 5.00 per person


The event will take place on the premises of the Railway Museum Darmstadt-Kranichstein. All important information on how to get there can be found here.

Due to capacity reasons, we are unfortunately not able to offer the feeder service with historic trains from Darmstadt main station this year. We kindly ask you to travel by public transport, as there is only limited parking space available in the vicinity of the railroad museum. Thank you very much!


09. May 2024


10:00 - 18:00


Railway Museum Darmstadt-Kranichstein
Steinstraße 7, 64291 Darmstadt


Railway Museum Darmstadt-Kranichstein
06151 376401

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