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Alpenrail Swiss Model Village & Railway

82 Abbotsfield Road, Claremont, Glenorchy, Tasmania 7011, Australia
(03) 62493748
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Ranked #3 of 3 Attractions in Claremont

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Newcastle, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

We tried to vist this attraction in November 2014 with our two small children whilst we were in Hobart. After driving up and down the road several times (which is a feat in itself given that it crosses the main highway), we discovered that the attraction appeared to be in the process of demolition. One side of the road (which... More

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Hobart, Australia
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19 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

This model railway, set high in the Swiss Alps, is the biggest trainset I've ever seen - maybe it is the biggest in the world. It occupies an entire house and is designed with such care and attention that you can spend ages looking and photographing the different sections of the scene. The lighting is designed to pass through a... More

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Hobart, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2012

This model train-set is the biggest in the world, occupying an entire house! Built by the family who run the attraction, it is set in the Swiss Alps and the detail is based on real villages in the Jungfrau region. While viewing the display, a whole day and night pass as the sun rises and sets, the sky goes dark... More

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