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Middletown & Hummelstown Railroad

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Address: 136 Brown Street, Middletown, PA 17057
Phone Number: 717-944-4435
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10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Activities: Group tours/train
Description: Take this peaceful train ride through the scenic Pennsylvania landscape.

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A chance to experience our past.

I went with my Book Club when we were reviewing "Girl On the Train". We had a delightful time and our slow movement down the rail line was very relaxing. Our guide/conductor... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 4, 2015
Jean E R
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Hershey, Pennsylvania
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Hershey, Pennsylvania
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34 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

I went with my Book Club when we were reviewing "Girl On the Train". We had a delightful time and our slow movement down the rail line was very relaxing. Our guide/conductor, John Pullman. was very informative and well-versed on the history of this area and that of the train/transportation systems of the time. There were distractions of other passengers... More 

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Middletown, Pennsylvania
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26 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Took our grandchildren for a ride, they were a little bored but it was nice down time for them and me. They were 6 & 7 yrs old. The history of was interesting and everyone is very friendly. Of course the gift shop was a highlight as well. I would recommend taking this ride and there are special occasions offered... More 

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Stanardsville, Virginia
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Took Grandkids on Polar Bear Express. Combine fascination with trains, love of Polar Express story, family time and Santa. You get the idea. Could not have thought up a better experience.

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Hummelstown, Pennsylvania
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27 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

What an awesome experience. We took our 2 1/2 year old who is train crazy on this adventure. He was so excited to be riding a train with a real conductor. We all enjoyed the stories and history presented by the friendly conductor. This was a perfect length of trip and the sights were beautiful. We plan to return again... More 

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Hummelstown, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Every once in awhile, my husband and I go down to Middletown and take a train ride! It's relaxing, we get out and it's a nice slow ride along the the river! Worth the money!!

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Boise, Idaho
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112 reviews
44 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

This ride is about an hour along a river, so was very pleasant, scenic and relaxing. Hubby loved getting to tour the RR yard and see all the work being done in the shops.

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Middletown, Pennsylvania
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13 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

I have been on the train several times. It is an older train, but; that adds to the historic nature of the ride. The ride is very scenic and relaxing, and, the kids just think it's plain cool to be on a train. They do themed rides at Christmas, Halloween and such. Don't expect a lot of bells and whistles... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

We have ridden many trains on the northeast. This train is one of the least expensive, but you get what you pay for (train is older, and station yard is a bit rundown). With that being said, we had a wonderful time! I have a 6yr old boy and 3 yr old girl and they both enjoyed it. It is... More 

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Columbia, Maryland
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Everyone was very nice. The information was great. Learned a lot about the area. We would do it again.

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Gainesville,Ga.
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113 reviews
65 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

The M & H railroad regular train ride is just that. Nothing spectacular. They give you a little history of the R & R and the surrounding area. The staff was nice and the ride was reasonably priced. The grandkids enjoyed the ride, especially our grandson, he loves train rides no matter what.

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