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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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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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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Cleveland, Ohio
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Cleveland, Ohio
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38 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

I had a model train when I was a kid, so I was motivated to see this place. Very well done with 1000s of engines and cars and displays. Somehow this place didn't quite do it for me. We spent 15 min to see it all. Great for kids however.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

I can't imagine how they collected all these trains from around the US and the world. Many nice exhibits where you can press the buttons to operate. Brought back fond memories of my brothers trains.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

You will be bored out of your mind and your kids will be interested for ten min max UNLESS you are a serious train person. It is a very nice place with a great collection if you're a train collector!

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Bergen County, NJ
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19 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

This place had trains from all era's and from all over the world for that matter. Fun place for kids (ours are 3 & 5 years old), with a few train tables in the lobby for kids to play with, a gift shop, plenty of interactive train displays with lots of buttons for the kids to press as they go... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

A must see for people who love trains. My son was in awe with all the different models and gauges! It's always fun to look back on toy history.

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Sumter, South Carolina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015 via mobile

The National Toy Train museum was exactly that, a museum. There were a few working trains in layouts with some interactive buttons but no hands on activities for kids. If you are a train collector it should not be missed!

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Additional Information about National Toy Train Museum

Address: 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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