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Intersection of Highway 61 & 25, Jackson, MO
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Reviewed August 11, 2018 via mobile

We took a 5 year old on the Saturday zoo train. It was a fun trip. It was a little hot (only windows no a/c). Bring cash for drinks, snacks, and tips. The workers are volunteers. Our 5 year old got scared during the shootout/robbery....More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 503sheryls
Reviewed July 9, 2018

This would be a great way to have catering while the train is moving. Wine Festival or banquet for 5 0 people fits perfectly.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Linda P
Reviewed June 11, 2018 via mobile

Staffed by volunteers who do an amazing job serving guests and in their roles for the murder mystery. Food was spectacular and it was a very fun evening for the money. If it’s hot outside better take an arctic towel to keep cool for dinner....More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank 644gaye
Reviewed July 20, 2017

I have taken several excursions on this railway and they are all packed full of fun. The Santa trains are the most amazing thing to do with your family at the holidays. Games, singing, and Christmas magic fill up this train ride. All of the...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank CWelker
Reviewed June 13, 2017

Went on the Chocolate Express for my grandsons birthday. If you are looking for something fancy - this is not for you. But if you want a fun time you will enjoy it. The train is old and does not go fast at all. Thankfully...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Marsha W
Reviewed November 1, 2016

We took a Friday night ride on this little train. It was really nice and fun to sit back think this is how people use to travel years ago. Staff are friendly and run this strictly on a volunteer basis every weekend. Can't wait to...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank TCamp71
Reviewed October 30, 2016 via mobile

The best time! The folks that run this train are strictly volunteers so they want to be there. We took a ride and had Chili dogs for dinner and then stopped at a little village for s'mores and stories. Was the Coolest experience! We stopped...More

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank Mary J
Reviewed July 4, 2016

This was a very cool train ride. At first, we found it to be just a little dull and wondered if it was worth the 6 hour drive, but then things got exciting! We were able to go up in the engine and our daughter...More

Date of experience: July 2016
5  Thank Donna J
Reviewed June 5, 2016

We went on the 1930's ride and had a very good time. Bonnie and Clyde robbed us. All the volunteers that make this train possible are so nice and kind. We had S'mores at the little village and enjoyed the stories and history of the...More

Date of experience: June 2016
4  Thank Marlys P
Reviewed April 10, 2016 via mobile

Had a blast. My wife and I are going back in June for the Chuck wagon ride. The group that runs it are all volunteers and do a wonderful job.

Date of experience: April 2016
2  Thank Earl C
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Response from Marsha W | Reviewed this property |
It is a functioning railroad - sort of. You do travel down the tracks, slowly and do go down a ways but not real far. But the train does move down the tracks. It is very old so don't expect an Amtrak. It is an experience... More