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National Toy Train Museum

300 Paradise Ln, Strasburg, PA 17572-9537
+1 717-687-8976
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Great Place to Visit

The museum recently had some major renovations. Stop by and see the new displays. Lots of buttons... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
RichLevow
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Bellmore, New York
Visit and see toy trains from early years to present with friends

The staff at the museum are very friendly and helpful. There are 8 different scale train layouts... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Robert D
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Harrisburg, United States
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Museum featuring hundreds of model trains, some specimens dating back to the 1800s.
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300 Paradise Ln, Strasburg, PA 17572-9537
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+1 717-687-8976
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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 4 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.

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Reviewed 23 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

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Reviewed 22 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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Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

The museum is well maintained and well represented. The admission is reasonable. Nice place to visit

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Reviewed 3 September 2017

A nice collection of antique and more modern model trains. Quite a selection of Lionel trains from over the years.

Thank benjisdad
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Reviewed 2 September 2017

The museum has many displays using the trains in different settings (Christmas village, city and urban sets). Also has a lot of antique engines and rail cars on displays in cases. Enjoyed this very much. Would recommend it to families with kids.

Thank ritasam2016
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Reviewed 21 August 2017

Saw this in the travel brochures. There were two other train places nearby, but chose this one. Admission was $7, 6 for seniors. Very interesting place to say the least.Trains dating into the 1800s to modern ones. Beautiful displays with lots of operable trains. Don't...More

1  Thank buickman55
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Cmorrison33
4 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
7 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
7 March 2017|
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Response from barbzie444 | Reviewed this property |
At least 2-3 hours
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