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Toy Train Depot

1991 N White Sands Blvd, North end of Alameda Park, intersection of White Sands and Indian Wells, Alamogordo, NM 88310-6200
+1 575-437-2855
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more than we expected

They actually give you a guided tour of the museum and the history of the railroads. Also take you... read more

Reviewed yesterday
linbill2015
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North Canton, Ohio
Great displays of model trains and the history of area railroading

The railroad played a very important role in the development of Alamogordo and the Tularosa Basin... read more

Reviewed 23 March 2018
nmsteve1s
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New Mexico
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Historical 3 room wooden depot, All scales of model railroading displayed with 3 large operating model railroad layouts. Outdoor, 1/5 scale, mile long out and back, park train railroad. Interesting tours normally given in the museum. Small gift shop of railroad items, and model train items. Free. kids' indoor waiting room ( toy train play area).
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good35%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“city park” (5 reviews)
“fun train” (3 reviews)
“scale model” (2 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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1991 N White Sands Blvd, North end of Alameda Park, intersection of White Sands and Indian Wells, Alamogordo, NM 88310-6200
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+1 575-437-2855
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Reviewed yesterday

They actually give you a guided tour of the museum and the history of the railroads. Also take you for a ride on a mineature train around the park. The volunteers are working hard on the museum lay outs. Everything train is there from the...More

Thank linbill2015
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Reviewed 23 March 2018

The railroad played a very important role in the development of Alamogordo and the Tularosa Basin; much of that history can be found here. Additionally there are model train layouts that are the envy of young and old alike. The building that houses the Toy...More

Thank nmsteve1s
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Reviewed 30 January 2018

We took the tour and train ride twice and very informative and if you like model trains, this is a place not to be missed. My grandson loves going there and so do we.

Thank Janet K
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Reviewed 22 November 2017

The train depot in Alamogordo, New Mexico is not much to look at from the outside. But what an amazing place inside. Any model train enthusiast will be amazed as to what is to be found there. This original Union Pacific train station houses a...More

2  Thank mkslbarton
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Reviewed 7 November 2017

My 3 year old love to look at and play with the toy trains they had out, and my 7 year old thought the intricate model set-ups were amazing. Unfortunately the train ride was not running while we were there, but the guide was very...More

1  Thank Danielle M
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Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

Just an interesting place! Lots of toy trains & the people there have lots of stories to tell you. The building is over 100 years old. It was an old train depot moved to this location. There is also a mini train you can ride...More

2  Thank Sherry B
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Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

Our family of four adults and three kids 4 to 12 years of age visited this run down little museum and train ride. What a gem! While the $5 two mile train ride was fun, the best part was the small but packed museum inside....More

3  Thank scooter46
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Reviewed 17 September 2017

I have never seen so many scale model trains in my life. Several operating displays and the staff is great here. Worth a visit.

1  Thank Jim1038
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Reviewed 19 July 2017

While we got there just before closing (and so didn't have the chance to look inside the store) my wife and I were able to take a ride on the toy train through the park. It was a cute experience that lasted around 10 minutes,...More

2  Thank afcombatwxman2002
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Reviewed 10 July 2017

They charge too much for train rides and admission. It is a neat place to visit. The employees are friendly and knowledgable!

Thank RuthSnyder
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Gracie W
28 July 2015|
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Response from longbranch102 | Reviewed this property |
The train ride is $4.00 for adults, and $3.00 for children. But I don't remember what the admission fee was. But do remember that it was not very expensive for what is in there.
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