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National Toy Train Museum

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Address: 300 Paradise Lane, Strasburg, PA 17572
Phone Number: 717 687-8976
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Description: Museum featuring hundreds of model trains, some specimens dating back to...
Museum featuring hundreds of model trains, some specimens dating back to the 1800s.
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Lots of wonderful displays

This was a destination stop on a recent visit to the Lancaster area. The museum is very nice with lots of train layouts. For anyone interested in model trains, you won't be... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 20, 2015
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65 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

This was a destination stop on a recent visit to the Lancaster area. The museum is very nice with lots of train layouts. For anyone interested in model trains, you won't be disappointed. The only frustration we experienced were 2 young children who were running around throughout the display area, with little supervision by the parents. There was a museum... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

So cool! I couldn't believe these train cars were hotels. They are so cute. The train passes right by here, there's a game room and a nice restaurant.oh there's some animals here to that you can pet and feed.

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San Francisco
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59 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 368 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

This Toy Train Museum has an amazing collection of toy trains. It is hard to take it all in. We visited with young children, who are also toy train fans. Since all the trains are behind glass, without any interactivity our kids unfortunately got bored after 10 minutes. We found the train collection here to be incredible indeed, but really... More 

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Rochester, New York
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41 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Small but comprehensive musuem of toy trains of various guages. Many antique toy trains on exhibit. A must see if you are a toy train enthusiast

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Temple Hills, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

My son is a train fanatic, so it was great to find that Strausburg was 40-minutes or so away from Hershey Park. Being so close, I incorporated this visit into our mini 4th of July vacation. The museum is cute and full of information; my son loved it.

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Buffalo, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

As a collector, I will say this museum surprised me on on well it was done, and how complete the collection was. This is a must see for train lovers when in the area. This is the real deal, don't make the mistake of visiting one of the other imposter museums for toy trains nearby.

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Cleveland, Ohio
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38 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Love being a member of the toy train museum. Visit at least once a year. 7 hour drive to get there. Trains from the 1800 to today are able to be seen. Some trains are for sale (new product only). Kids of all ages will love this place. You can operate the trains and accessories and view a video while... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Even if you don't have much of an interest in toy trains (was the case with me), you will still really enjoy visiting this place. They have an incredible collection of just about every model toy train that ever existed. Thousands and thousands, from old to new....big to small. Very educational and was interesting learning about the history. Some of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

Hands on activities for kids, interactive and safe. Price is very reasonable. Clean, however only port a potties outside for restrooms.

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Canton, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Great value and very professional displays with operational exhibits. Great variety of manufacturers of trains and groupings of the different scales. Good for kids with buttons to push.

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Additional Information about National Toy Train Museum

Address: 300 Paradise Lane, Strasburg, PA 17572
Phone Number: 717 687-8976
Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Lancaster County  >  Strasburg
Open Hours:
Monday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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