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Address: Riddoch Street, Penola, South Australia, Australia
Phone Number: 08 8737 2247
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While travelling in Australia i picked up a flyer for this in a tourist information. My girlfirend was extremely sceptical but i forced her in. Turned out to be great fun (we are... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 3, 2015
Mike M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 NEW

While travelling in Australia i picked up a flyer for this in a tourist information. My girlfirend was extremely sceptical but i forced her in. Turned out to be great fun (we are 22 and 23)! There was so many quirky and witty figurines to look at you could be there forever. To ensure ultimate enjoyment we did a sort... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

I have to admit I was excited for weeks before visiting this place which I found by chance on Trip Advisor. It wasn't until the day before that we realised that it is only open on certain days (weekends and school holidays I think??) and thought we would have to miss out. We decided to give them a call and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Kooky and very very different. Even the teenager and the tweenager enjoyed themselves. This is a weird and wonderful homage to miniature figurines and glitter paint across all decades.

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Portland, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

A fun place for train buffs and families alike. Don't miss this where you can see a great set up and if you have model railways yourself you may gain some valuable inspriation. A place to love a place to find your inner child.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

I was pleasantly surprised when visiting with my family, ( me my partner and four daughters ) had a blast, graham and rose's hospitality was fantastic so much time and effort was put into this fantasy park keep up the great work!! We'll be back soon

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

A quirky magical must do. Don't miss the opportunity to share this experience for kids young and old. Truly unique! Wander through the indoor and outdoor displays of model making that references fantasy, fairy tales and super heroes and model trains.

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Millicent, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

The façade hides a world of fantasy and adventure. It takes the imagination back to dreams of fairies, wizards, pirates, outerspace journeys, magical castles and mythical creatures - all embraced and interlinked by the most wonderful model railways. There is nothing like this in the world, and here it is, quietly hidden in Penola. Worth the trip - from Anywhere!

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Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

What a quirky and different place. We were driving through Penola and saw the sign for this place, my 4 year old loves model trains so we thought we would stop in. Glad we did! How to describe it? Its like a model rain set you would make if you were on acid, then took some magic mushrooms, then decided... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

Arrived just after 10am on a Saturday. Met by Rose and paid to get in. Might be a bit expensive for some people but compared to other places charging entry fee it was on par. Had hot scones with jam and cream and a coffee which was reasonably price. Was given a guided tour by Graham who is also the... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014 via mobile

Our family loves railways so this was a must stop. $35 for our family of 8. We were warmly welcomed and guided through by the owner and creator of this quirky attraction. There are railways and displays inside and outside all very colourful and sparkly. An incentive to win a prize is at stake and to win the prize answers... More 

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