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Address: 226 Gap Rd, Route 741 East, Strasburg, PA 17579-1478
Phone Number: +1 717-687-7911
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Train - themed shops.

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AMAZING

Do not miss this place, especially if you are a train buff. Model trains running all over the large display. I won't ruin it for you. but. there are many things happening all the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
PatrickOcean_nj
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Ocean, New Jersey
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Ocean, New Jersey
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92 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Do not miss this place, especially if you are a train buff. Model trains running all over the large display. I won't ruin it for you. but. there are many things happening all the time. You usually have to circle the large display a couple of times as you miss many of the things that are happening on you first... More 

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Hammonton
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7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

What a great and magical place. I’ve been going for years and still haven’t seen everything. Great for children and adults. A must see if you like trains!!!!

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Westminster, MD
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12 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were in the area and decided to check out the Choo Choo Barn. It was a very nice layout, but the admission price was very expensive for a family. It was a large display and the house fire display with fireman in action was the best.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a great train display. They give you a sheet to look for stuff very nice.very nice for children

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Powell, Tennessee
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69 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

Very large and nice train layout. Impressive for young and old model train enthusiast. Was surprised when the lights went down and the layout popped under the layout's own lighting. Would love to take my own grandkids next time though it might put too much pressure on me to match it! :-)

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Toledo, Ohio
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376 reviews
218 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

When you enter display area you cannot help but say wow. It is a well thought out display with a lot to see. Hard to believe one family did all of this. The lights periodically go out to create a night scene. Great for model train enthusiasts and fun for everyone. This place is worth a visit. There is a... More 

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Lock Haven, Pennsylvania
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13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

I like to build fairy gardens and my sister in law thought this would interest me. It is a great display of trains and dioramas of life happenings.

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8 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

Had a blast. My wife and I thought the neatest part was the fire truck putting out the fire. I also liked the scavenger hunt they give you to do as you walk through and check out the details.

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Thank Shawn P
Harrisville, Rhode Island
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

Just what it says on the tin! It's a barn with a HUGE model train set in it complete with movement, sound, lighting, and hundreds of intricate details that warrant close inspection. It is a nostalgic, visual feast that is worth the admittedly steep price of admission. I expected a kiddie wonderland and was pleasantly surprised by how much fun... More 

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west virginia
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120 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

A must stop for train lovers. This is a huge train display with depiction of the Lancaster area. It is too much to cover to tell you all that they have, but there are several different trains running constantly and lots of action going on in each scene from snow skiers to a circus to amish barn builders, Each scene... More 

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