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Roads and Rails Museum

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Address: 200 N. East Street, Frederick, MD 21701
Phone Number: +1 301-624-5526
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10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Mon 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thu - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Great place for all ages.

This is my second time here. It was as much fun as the first. This really is great for all ages. The Scavenger hunt makes it more fun. My 10 year old has a great time with this.

5 of 5 starsReviewed October 18, 2015
Chris M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015

This is my second time here. It was as much fun as the first. This really is great for all ages. The Scavenger hunt makes it more fun. My 10 year old has a great time with this.

Thank Chris M
Frederick, Maryland
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015

Took our grand daughter for a day out and she loved it.. we had a good time also she loved all the settings and the trains and the way they have it set up in little towns and how they had elevated stands for the kids to stand on so they could see all great time for a rainy day

Thank mrgibbs1
Baltimore, Maryland
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255 reviews
105 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2015

As a mom to a rail fan, let me tell you that I understand just how much time and effort goes into perfecting a train table. So designing and building this enormous layout is outstanding!!! Most scenes are to scale and the scale varied throughout the layout. Fun scenes, silly scenes, dramatic scenes. So cute! There are separate seas for... More 

Thank Groovina B
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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18 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2015

We weren't sure what to expect, especially with the plexiglass barriers, but the kids couldn't get enough and wanted to go back. Friendly staff. Step stools for the little ones to climb up for a better view. Buttons for them to push to make trains and cars come to life. Tons of details in models. $8 for adults and $5... More 

Thank SamOnLanier
Winter Haven, Florida
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23 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2015

What a wonderful afternoon! An amazing and very humorous display, great for all ages. Even if you are not a train fan, this place will definitely entertain you. The people who set it up have hidden many, many funny references. From "The Office" you can find the Dunder MIfflin Paper Company, and also Dwight Schrute's farm. There is a Dr.... More 

Thank Tony R
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79 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

This is a great place to take the kids when the weather isn't the best. Its fun to watch the trains and to check out the lego creations room. My grandson loved watching all the moving train scenery. Its all enclosed so you can get out of the weather especially when its really hot or cold and wet outside. They... More 

Thank sistravel557
Richmond, Virginia
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206 reviews
69 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 188 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

The weekend of August 1st, 2015, my family took a mini trip to this area in Frederick, Maryland, and stopped in this really nice Train Model Museum. From the looks of the outside of the building, and in the Lobby, you won't think that you will see much because it is a small place, but you will be pleasantly surprised... More 

1 Thank DeoniaNeveu
Ellicott City, Maryland
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116 reviews
72 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Absolutely the place to go if you are in Frederick, Maryland!!! A must see for train garden enthusiast, and especially small children. They will LOVE it!!! You'll be happy you stopped! We've visited several times over the past two years with our grandsons (ages 3 AND 6) and they love it!. It is very affordable! Check their schedule on the... More 

1 Thank Barry1948714
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5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

This place is great! The people are friendly and the display is incredible. Adults will enjoy the details and the kids will love it too. Don't miss it!

Thank Lbp1129
Leesburg, Virginia
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102 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

My kids have been here multiple times. They are 3 & 7. They beg to come here at least once a month. It does have minor changes each time we come and it might not be as exciting for adults, but my kids enjoy all the interactive buttons and the overload of toy trains. It really is amazing the amount... More 

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