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Misty Mountain Model Railroad

4381 Town Creek School Rd, Blairsville, GA
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Ranked #6 of 12 Attractions in Blairsville
Type: Museums
Owner description: The largest privately-owned O-guage Train display: 14 trains travel over a mile of track in a 4,000 sq ft layout that is a fantasy journey in Southern... more » Owner description: The largest privately-owned O-guage Train display: 14 trains travel over a mile of track in a 4,000 sq ft layout that is a fantasy journey in Southern Apalachia mountains. Absolutely unbelievable! « less
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Griffin,Ga
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

We enjoyed the actual train models. We did not enjoy the boring DVD we had to watch in the mildew smelling basement before we were allowed to go in.

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Georgia
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107 reviews 107 reviews
19 attraction reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

As others have stated, this is the most amazing train layout I have ever seen. It is not only huge, but it is beautifully detailed, in a rather whimsical way. There is a sailing ship (like a Spanish galleon) in the "river" near Tallulah Gorge, which just makes me laugh, but I can see others scratching their heads and saying... More

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Brandon, Florida
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74 reviews 74 reviews
33 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

What a great model railroad display here. Lots of work went into this hometown attraction tucked away just south of town. Take the grand kids and enjoy.

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Birmingham, AL
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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Our family visited during our family reunion in the area. We were pleasantly surprised to see all the creativity and time put into the cleverly built model trains. I could probably visiting several times and never see all of the details.

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

My two sons, ages 7 and 5, are obsessed with trains, so we had to make a stop by this model railroad on our recent trip to North GA. It was incredible! I'm not much of a train fan, but the detail and time that went into this project is truly astonishing, and I was blown away. There is a... More

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Germantown, WI
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28 reviews 28 reviews
7 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

This is a model train lover's paradise. One man spent 15 of his retirement years constructing everything he loved about this corner of Georgia - and stretched it a little to include Atlanta and even bits of North Carolina. Be sure to arrive by 1:30 PM for the introductory movie describing the process of putting this unique bunch of scenery,... More

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Blairsville, Georgia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
8 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

The guys that built this model rr have done a wonderful job. The history that Charles gives beforehand is very interesting. I live in the area and enjoy taking visitors here. They all come away with a wonderful experience.

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Blairsville, Georgia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

Great presentation, display, novelty/detail of panorama.. even gave us more history of the area... (only downside: "donation" was actually REQUIRED for entrance -- minimal amt, but not the usual definition of the word )

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Cumming, Georgia
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35 reviews 35 reviews
6 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2013

Took my 9 year old grandchild. I thought he would be amused, but instead he was mesmorized! It was pouring the day we went there, and going up the mountain roads were frightening, but the ride was well worth it. It is only open four days a week at 2 o'clock and the cost is $5.00 for adults and children... More

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Florida
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11 reviews 11 reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2013

I was genuinely surprised about this experience. When my parents suggested it while we were on a multi-generation family trip, I thought I would be bored (ho - hum...another train museum). This one has a twist...you walk among an elaborate train set-up which took years to build and spans 3,000 sq ft. It depicts many of GA's famous spots (they... More

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