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Mebane Train Display

210 W Lee St, Mebane, NC 27302-2633
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Visit the local train collection

A fantastic display of a wonderful collection of models! I could see the history of Mebane and the... read more

Reviewed 16 April 2018
Willis R
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Mebane, North Carolina
Fun place on a rainy day!

Stumbled on this one rainy day just driving around Mebane. It is located off the main routes and... read more

Reviewed 18 November 2017
Timothy L
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Prospect Hill
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A model train display designed to entertain people of all ages. Featuring seven running trains, interactive controls, beautiful display cases, and friendly volunteers running the entire operation, you are sure to enjoy your time here. Admission is free (except at the March Train Show) so bring everyone you know!
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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210 W Lee St, Mebane, NC 27302-2633
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Reviewed 16 April 2018

A fantastic display of a wonderful collection of models! I could see the history of Mebane and the trains in the area. .... wish they were open more regular days and hours.

Thank Willis R
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Reviewed 18 November 2017

Stumbled on this one rainy day just driving around Mebane. It is located off the main routes and is only open the second Saturday of eac month except in December when they have extended hours. A collection of trains was donated to the city of...More

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Reviewed 10 November 2017

There is a delightful array of model trains traveling through a small town. Kids and adults are mesmerized.

Thank marsher
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Reviewed 21 July 2017

The train layout brings back family experience before smartphones and computer games. It is worth the time to visit.

Thank DrJDM
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Reviewed 8 April 2017

Great place to visit if you like trains. Very interesting. Nice folks there. Great place for older kids.

Thank cooler_designer
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Reviewed 4 April 2017

It was so cool to not only see the train layout, but to see it with someone that grew up in Mebane and pointed out the things of their youth that are included in the display. So... when you visit, I suggest that you strike...More

Thank Sandie P
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Reviewed 12 February 2017

After a year or two I finally got the right Saturday and made the trip to the Mebane train exhibit. It was well worth it. There are a half dozen trains with multiple cars running the entire time through a layout of 1950s downtown Mebane....More

Thank Vaughn G
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Reviewed 2 August 2016

Great train layout near Downtown Mebane. This is great for kids, train lovers, and those who don't care one way or the other about trains.

Thank Josh M
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Reviewed 3 July 2016

I saw the signs in town and finally stopped. Free admission and it is amazing! It is mostly a amazing train collection of one man who donated it. I wish I remembered his name which I read on the plaque. Amazing. One of the best...More

Thank CBinNorthCarolina
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Reviewed 19 May 2016

My husband finds every reason he can to take our grandson here. I'm not sure which one of them enjoys the trains better. They are in excellent condition and the farm and town scenes take some time to capture all the details. I would consider...More

Thank ctpw
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