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Misty Mountain Model Railroad

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Very interesting and well-done model railroad village of buildings in the N. Ga. mountains.

The owner passed away a few years ago, and the family is trying to restore it to the way it was 20... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Jim F
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Dacula, Georgia
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Had passed this place several times, but never stopped until recommended by a friend. If you're a... read more

Reviewed November 8, 2018
litemood
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Ellijay, Georgia
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3 weeks ago
“Very interesting and well-done model railroad village of buildings in the N. Ga. mountains.”
Nov 8, 2018
“Must see”
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The largest privately-owned O-guage Train display: 14 trains travel over a mile of track in a 4,000 sq ft layout that is a fantasy journey in Southern Apalachia mountains. Absolutely unbelievable!
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4381 Town Creek School Rd, Blairsville, GA 30512-6990
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+1 706-745-9819
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The owner passed away a few years ago, and the family is trying to restore it to the way it was 20 years ago. They are doing a good job. The whole family can walk through the village inside of a large barn. My grandchildren...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed November 8, 2018

Had passed this place several times, but never stopped until recommended by a friend. If you're a Georgia native, you must see the historic buildings, mountains, and canyons built into the exhibit.

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed January 29, 2018

It's been several years since I've been here but it is definitely an unforgettable place. It's just amazing all the time and detail put into the scenery and trains. Definitely worth a visit and will go back again. Really cool!

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank Jewels417
Reviewed May 17, 2017

Amazing to see the craftsmanship. Very realistic landscaping, buildings and trains. Well off the beaten path but well worth the effort to get there.

Date of experience: June 2016
2  Thank Jim J
Reviewed July 3, 2016

According to information on the web and the museum website, the museum is open several afternoons per week. Site specifically said it would be open Sat, 7/2. Went there at least 15 min before scheduled time, no cars visible. A hand-printed sign on the door...More

Date of experience: July 2016
3  Thank Lisa B
Reviewed June 9, 2016

My nephews and I drove 2.0 hours from Atlanta through the north Georgia Mountains to get to see the layout. Prior to the trip we tried to call the numbers provided but were told they were out of service. Without GPS it would be impossible...More

Date of experience: June 2016
7  Thank Anna F
Reviewed May 24, 2016 via mobile

This place is wonderful even if you aren't into model trains. The building is just unbelievable with all the train tracks, miniature reproduction of nearby attractions, several trains running at the same time. $5.00 admission for at least an hour tour or longer if you...More

Date of experience: November 2015
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Reviewed February 3, 2016

After reading some others comments, should have stuck with the gut and saved the trip. Arrived at about 1:40 Says they open at 1:30 on one site and 2 pm on another. Sing on door says Wednesdays they open at 1:30 One car in parking...More

Date of experience: February 2016
3  Thank Bill J
Reviewed January 4, 2016 via mobile

I had read the reviees before trying to go here during our family trip. I made sure to call before the trip and no response. I saw that many people gave it excellent reviews and thought to try my luck following the strict guidelines on...More

Date of experience: December 2015
4  Thank ElyMae15
Reviewed October 15, 2015

I believe this is the largest model railroad in the country and it was built by a father-son team, originally with no thought to share with the public. This is one of the greatest attractions around. There is a $5 charge for adults and kids...More

Date of experience: August 2015
2  Thank Kris30512
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