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National Toy Train Museum

300 Paradise Ln, Strasburg, PA 17572-9537
+1 717-687-8976
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It gets better every time!

Touring the area with another couple this time we stopped here. The place has added new attractions... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
John N
,
Somers Point, New Jersey
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Very nice museum with a lot of items to see and activate

This place contains lots of antique trains (O Gauge, HO, N and even Lego). The exhibits present... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Rockdok
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West Virginia
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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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Reviewed 2 days 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 days 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 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago 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

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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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Reviewed 5 February 2018

Extensive layouts of toys trains made with many different manufacturers, sizes and gauges. Effortless takes one back to a different place and time in our hstoryi. A must see for anyone in "the good old days" from a simpler age.

Thank cruisingcat69
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Reviewed 24 December 2017 via mobile

Stopped by here on the way home from a trip to Hershey. This place took me back to the days when I was a kid playing with my dads train set. It was cool to see all the different gauges of trains and the displays...More

Thank jetlagged17315
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Reviewed 23 October 2017

It's for toy train lovers. I went there with my daughter (4) and my son (almost 7) and they got bored fairly soon. Yes, there are several beautiful tracks and pushing buttons would make trains move - but kind of that's it I suggest to...More

3  Thank bscharin
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Reviewed 29 September 2017

A must see in Strasburg. Wonderfull collection of vintage and newer model trains both US and European style.

1  Thank BarryBarry55
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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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