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Roadside America

Shartlesville, PA 19554
+1 610-488-6241
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I'm a train fanatic

After hearing both positive and negative comments of the roadside America train display I finally... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Jeff C
Baltimore, Maryland
via mobile
An amazing treat for the whole family!

Recently, while staying in nearby Hershey, my girlfriend suggested visiting Roadside America... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
North Conway, New Hampshire
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Shartlesville, PA 19554
+1 610-488-6241
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

After hearing both positive and negative comments of the roadside America train display I finally decided to make the trip. I visited on a Saturday afternoon in late November. For years I've heard this is a place you need to see if you are a...More

Thank Jeff C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Recently, while staying in nearby Hershey, my girlfriend suggested visiting Roadside America. She'd been there once, about a decade ago, and informed me that I absolutely just HAD to see the place. Well, she was right. What a fabulous display--and an amazing story! There's truly...More

Thank thww13
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Roadside America is a 7,450 square foot, 3/8 inch to one-foot scale, model train layout which includes: 300 miniature houses. mills, factories, and churches. Up to 18 trains running on 2,200 feet of "O" gauge track. Trolleys and cable cars running throughout the display. 10,000...More

Thank George W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Definitely worth the stop. Make sure you stay for the "night time" shows every hour. It is truly amazing the amount of detail that went into this village.

Thank JTL07825
Reviewed 29 October 2017

So happy to see that this special place is still open and running. Such a cool place for kids. Very affordable, and you must see the nighttime show. Use to visit there as a child and was thrilled to be able to take my children...More

1  Thank glc215
Reviewed 25 October 2017

Wow! This place is really neat! The grandchildren really enjoyed it! So many interesting things to see. And they loved the night time show! Thank you to whoever is keeping the original owner's dream alive!

Thank Wilbur S
Reviewed 11 October 2017

So glad they are still running this attraction since it is such a walk down memory for many of us. It was 30 years ago I was here with my daughter. Had to check it out again with hubby and everything looks the same. Keep...More

Thank Ellie C
Reviewed 6 September 2017

I visited this as a child, then again recently. Everything is the same, nostalgic and meaningful. Easy access, not expensive, and it will wow you when you walk in.

Thank RedCreek
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

We were on the way home from a Labor Day trip and decided to stop here when our kids were clearly bored in the backseat. We weren't sure what to expect but figured it was worth 30 minutes of our kids not fighting with each...More

Thank Christine H
Reviewed 15 August 2017

I was there as a child over 35 years ago with my grandfather and it was a privilege to take my children there on Aug 4th of this year. This is simply a classic worth doing once every once in a while. As a bonus,...More

1  Thank shartli
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Kathy K
10 July 2017|
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Response from dendiamgmt | Reviewed this property |
Admission for adults (ages 12 and up) is $6. The admission fee for children between 6 and 11 years of age is $3. Children 5 years of age and younger receive free admission. Group rates are available by calling 610-488-6241... More