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Fillmore & Western Railway Company

364 Main St, Fillmore, CA 93015-2040
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NORTH POLE EXPRESS

Our family does the North Pole express train ride every year and this year was no different... read more

Reviewed 22 December 2017
scottmZ1097VD
,
ventura
family favorite!

The murder mystery’s are a family favorite, so we try to go a few times a year. the good thing is... read more

Reviewed 7 December 2017
fellowtravellover
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Ventura, California
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Visit Fillmore & Western Railroad to ride the movie trains! Offering Weekend Scenic Trains, Murder Mystery Trains, Holiday Trains, Steam Train Rides, Special Events, School & Private Group Trains. Trains run all year long! Bring the family for a ride on vintage passenger & dining cars through the beautiful Heritage Valley in Ventura County.
  • Excellent37%
  • Very good24%
  • Average17%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible11%
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“train ride” (20 reviews)
“santa paula” (19 reviews)
“dining car” (7 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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364 Main St, Fillmore, CA 93015-2040
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Reviewed 22 December 2017

Our family does the North Pole express train ride every year and this year was no different, overall it was a great trip for the kids, as for us on the other hand; well first, we rode on the train at the 730 pm time...More

1  Thank scottmZ1097VD
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Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

The murder mystery’s are a family favorite, so we try to go a few times a year. the good thing is they have different themed shows so you’re not always watching the same one. my personal favorite is the western and the love boat. i...More

1  Thank fellowtravellover
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Reviewed 20 November 2017

They have a potentially wonderful attraction but could do so much better. They aren't fun. They don't tell you what's going on or provide a timetable. They keep info to themselves and are more militaristic in their hospitality than boot camp. It seems as if...More

1  Thank Kac Y
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Reviewed 19 November 2017

I did not enjoy the tour or the murder mystery show. The show was boring and the jokes were lame. Also, the actors came into our cabin for short performances and then were gone for a long time before reappearing to perform the next act....More

Thank sjan
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Reviewed 25 September 2017

We took a delightful Saturday birthday trip with friends and family. The train ride is perfect for taking it easy and enjoying great conversation and beautiful scenery as we roll through the countryside. The train staff were lovely and we liked our in costume train...More

1  Thank Flummywister
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Reviewed 10 July 2017

We had planned our outing on the Fillmore Western Railway several months in advance and were looking forward for memorable train ride through the Fillmore & Santa Paula valley, with a stop in Santa Paula for lunch, museums and shopping. However much to our surprise...More

Thank Vettman860
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Reviewed 22 June 2017

Great fun on the Murder Mystery Train. Dinner and dessert included, approximately 3 hour train ride with old fashioned fun murder mystery. Most of the characters interacted with all the tables, lots of laughs and silliness.Relaxing trip from Fillmore to Piru and back.

3  Thank STS56
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Reviewed 27 March 2017

For a wonderful train experience take the train ride at Fillmore & Western Railway. This features antique trains to view and ride. A nice way to spend an afternoon.

3  Thank thibbs1955
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Reviewed 25 March 2017

Bring your kids, your mom and dad, or just bring your special loved one. The train ride is a fairly short adventure from Fillmore to a gift shop on Saturday or to Piru and Bennets Honey Farm on Sunday. There are many other excursions available...More

4  Thank Jerry F
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Reviewed 22 March 2017

A thoroughly enjoyable morning spent at the railway- away from the chaos that is Cali. It was like stepping back in time.

3  Thank Puplemeanstreak
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Edward S
26 November 2016|
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Response from fellowtravellover | Reviewed this property |
No, you have to transport yourself to the train and back.
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sugarcitygirl
16 May 2015|
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Response from 1HotNama | Reviewed this property |
I am disabled and was able to board the train with ease and able to sit at the table (chairs, not benches) for meals. Just let them know you are handicapped/disabled when making your reservations. Have a great time! :)
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