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Iron Spike, Inc./Interactive Model Train Museum

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Wonderful place with wonderful people. If you like trains, you’ll LOVE this place and the operators... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Greg G
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Banner Elk, North Carolina, United States
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A Labor of Love

A lot of love has gone into the creation of the Iron Spike Model Train Museum in Washington, MO... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Pat L
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Florissant, Missouri
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Remember when you were a child and you put up a train at Christmas or saw a train display in a store window? It's like that every day here. The museum includes O-, HO-, N-, G- and Z-gauge layouts, as well as a special hands-on Thomas the Tank Engine...more
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1498 High St, Washington, MO 63090-4336
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Wonderful place with wonderful people. If you like trains, you’ll LOVE this place and the operators are really sweet people.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A lot of love has gone into the creation of the Iron Spike Model Train Museum in Washington, MO. There are four rooms of the most scenic and detailed train boards filled with mountains, mesas, trees, villages, and even a circus and drive-in. I can't...More

Thank Pat L
Claire S, Guest Relations Manager at Iron Spike, Inc./Interactive Model Train Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Pat, Thanks for you enthusiastic review. Our modelers do love their work! We're proud to be able to preserve and share as many families' memories as we can.

Reviewed July 28, 2018

We took our family to the museum which included 3 adults and 3 grandkids ages 3 to 5. Everybody had a fantastic time. This place has more model trains displays than anywhere we've been. Everyone there was so nice and informative. Special thanks to Karl...More

Thank Roger P
Claire S, Guest Relations Manager at Iron Spike, Inc./Interactive Model Train Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Roger, Thank you for the review. We're so glad everyone in your group enjoyed the visit. Please come back when you can as there will always be something new!

Reviewed July 7, 2018

My wife and I were on a day trip to Hermann, Missouri and decided to make a stop in at the Iron Spike Model Train Museum on the way to see if they could be of assistance selling a 1946 Lionel train set we have....More

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Claire S, Guest Relations Manager at Iron Spike, Inc./Interactive Model Train Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Yes you did! But it won't be so easy to find him next time. Thanks for the review. Stop in to see us whenever you're in the area.

Reviewed April 18, 2018

Yesterday, I visited Iron Spike with a friend who is a huge railroading buff. I was more impressed than I can express! I never expected a facility of this caliber in my hometown. The museum is a work in progress, and an obvious labor of...More

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Claire S, Miracle Worker at Iron Spike, Inc./Interactive Model Train Museum, responded to this reviewResponded April 19, 2018

Thanks so much for enthusiastic review! We count on our homies to spread the word among their friends to help us grow. We can't wait to see you again.

Reviewed January 19, 2018

For several years we have driven past the Iron Spike and often said we should go there someday. That day came today. I believe the word "awesome" is over used, but it does describe the Iron Spike. All of the volunteers are extremely knowledgeable and...More

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Claire S, Front Office Manager at Iron Spike, Inc./Interactive Model Train Museum, responded to this reviewResponded January 21, 2018

Thanks, Roy! Hope you'll come back and see us again.

Reviewed December 10, 2017

Coming back from a nice lunch in Hermann, a friend saw the sign for this place. We dropped in on the spur of the moment expecting an interesting place to stretch our legs. We paid a small entry fee and walked around a large working...More

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Claire S, Guest Relations Manager at Iron Spike, Inc./Interactive Model Train Museum, responded to this reviewResponded December 12, 2017

Thanks for the great review. So glad you enjoyed your "pit stop."

Reviewed November 12, 2017 via mobile

Everyone here is so knowledgeable about trains, the different models and scales... it is definitely a passion of theirs. The displays are constantly growing. We love visiting The Iron Spike!

Thank Marissa G
Claire S, Front Office Manager at Iron Spike, Inc./Interactive Model Train Museum, responded to this reviewResponded November 14, 2017

Marissa G, Thanks so much for your kind and enthusiastic comments. Last Sunday was one of our most enjoyable afternoons with all the families and kids just enjoying all the different aspects of the Museum. We're glad you enjoyed it too.

Reviewed October 11, 2017

The displays are awesome, the entry fee is very affordable and they are constantly adding to the displays.

Thank Mark K
Reviewed July 25, 2017

Took my grandson here a few wweeks ago, Wonderful display of trains!! Lots to see, $5 to enter and One of the owners were there and shared alot of knowledge of getting your own train started, We bought track and a few cars from here,...More

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