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National Toy Train Museum

300 Paradise Ln, Strasburg, PA 17572-9537
+1 717-687-8976
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Excellent

A collection of trains and layouts donated from private citizens to showcase a great hobby. Loved... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Joseph C
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Brooklyn, New York
via mobile
Pleasantly Surprised

We are traveling with our 4 & 6 year olds and decided to try out this little museum since we’re... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
ThemacMd
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Maryland
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Museum featuring hundreds of model trains, some specimens dating back to the 1800s.
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good32%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“train layouts” (15 reviews)
“on display” (14 reviews)
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300 Paradise Ln, Strasburg, PA 17572-9537
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+1 717-687-8976
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"train layouts"
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"the red caboose motel"
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"press buttons"
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"trains run"
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"nice collection"
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"casey jones"
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"little boy"
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"great for kids"
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"small area"
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"all ages"
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"couple hours"
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"great place to visit"
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"gift shop"
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"scavenger hunt"
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A collection of trains and layouts donated from private citizens to showcase a great hobby. Loved this place, going in and seeing all the different locomotives and rolling stock from Ho scale to G scale makes you feel instantly like a kid again and brings...More

Thank Joseph C
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We are traveling with our 4 & 6 year olds and decided to try out this little museum since we’re staying next door at the Red Caboose Motel (see other review.) I was a bit nervous about taking the little ones there, especially since it’s...More

Thank ThemacMd
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Perfect for kids of all ages! Displays of toy trains through the ages. Great if you want to learn their history and great if all you want to do is push buttons and watch lights go on, people move, trains go under and over bridges,...More

Thank Rellots123
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My 4 year old loved this place. He especially liked that he could push a button on many of the displays and to operate the trains. We tried to use the app to operate the trains but it didn't work for us.

Thank chattygur1
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Touring the area with another couple this time we stopped here. The place has added new attractions including a real neat display that you can control with a smartphone! The building as usual is well maintained and very clean. The staff although not many are...More

Thank John N
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place contains lots of antique trains (O Gauge, HO, N and even Lego). The exhibits present the history of toy trains with operating layouts that you can activate by pushing the buttons. These buttons start the trains and also start some of the accessories....More

Thank Rockdok
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Reviewed 28 May 2018

Looking for something the entire family can enjoy? Little ones will be mesmerized by the action trains, bells and whistles. We "older" folks will appreciate learning the history and viewing design changes through the years. Large interactive displays will keep all of busy for a...More

Thank Sheila S
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Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

This place was really nice . I'm giving it ; stars just because it's small and some of the Features didn't work . Lots of toy trains on display and few running exhibitions . It would be great if they had some kind of workshop...More

Thank stajka
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Reviewed 24 April 2018

The museum recently had some major renovations. Stop by and see the new displays. Lots of buttons for the little ones to push.

Thank RichLevow
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Reviewed 19 April 2018

The staff at the museum are very friendly and helpful. There are 8 different scale train layouts running around the museum. Around the walls are many trains to observe on shelves to see toy trains from many different manufactures. It's a great place to spend...More

Thank Robert D
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Cmorrison33
5 August 2017|
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Response from Michael L R | Reviewed this property |
I saw several people with wheelchairs and strollers.
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PAmilitaryMom
8 March 2017|
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Response from callcri | Reviewed this property |
You should allow at least two to three hours to see all the display trains. It’s an overwhelming experience especially if you are a model train fan, possibly longer if you are going to tie it into a railroad merit badge... More
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PAmilitaryMom
8 March 2017|
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Response from barbzie444 | Reviewed this property |
At least 2-3 hours
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