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Railroads on Parade - CLOSED

7903 State Route 9, Pottersville, NY
+1 518-623-0100
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Small but very elaborate

This was a 25 minute drive from downtown Lake George but my children loved it. This would be a... read more

Reviewed July 28, 2014
Peter7755
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Basking Ridge, New Jersey
Beautiful Model Railroads

I really enjoyed this unexpected gem. The layouts are incredibly detailed and the attraction... read more

Reviewed July 13, 2014
Reiseberater
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Orlando, Florida
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Thrill to RAILROADS ON PARADE, the Model Railroad Extravaganza. Five magical miniature worlds of model trains provide a first class journey for dreamers of all ages. Seen by over seven million people nationwide and now seen together for the first time, this 5,000 square foot indoor attraction includes the famous four season display THE STATION (seen for over twenty years in New York City), the breathtaking 110 foot long HELLGATE BRIDGE exhibit from Williamsburg, Virginia, NYC SUBWAYS, the 1939 WORLD’S FAIR and, new for 2012, the PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND exhibit. Over Fifty trains and trolleys plus animations, neon signs, computerized day-night lighting combined with amazing scenery and backdrops round out your unforgettable experience. Family and Senior friendly, this indoor one-level, ADA compliant attraction is a "must-see" for everyone.
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good17%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
Sep 9, 2015
“A shame that it's gone...”
Jan 20, 2015
“Great model railroad museum”
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7903 State Route 9, Pottersville, NY
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+1 518-623-0100
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Reviewed July 28, 2014

This was a 25 minute drive from downtown Lake George but my children loved it. This would be a great day trip to coordinate with the natural caves in Pottersville as they are less than 5 miles apart. While only one room, there were six...More

1  Thank Peter7755
Reviewed July 13, 2014

I really enjoyed this unexpected gem. The layouts are incredibly detailed and the attraction employees are friendly and informative. The lighting in the hall and in the exhibits change every 7 minutes to simulate goeing from day to night. The hall is spotless and well...More

Thank Reiseberater
Reviewed July 10, 2014

This exhibit is truly a hidden gem in the town of Pottersville, NY about 25 minutes north of Lake George. The exhibit which was formerly the Christmas display at Citigroup HQ in NY is a first class train exhibit (having been designed by a noted...More

1  Thank Tpfulf
RailroadsOnParade, Owner at Railroads on Parade, responded to this reviewResponded August 2, 2014

Thanks so much for the nice words. We try hard to keep everything looking beautiful and "shipshape" here. It's especially rewarding to hear from all the people who made that extra effort to make the beautiful drive from Lake George to pay us a visit....More

Reviewed June 30, 2014

We were really impressed with this amazing exhibition. In order to really appreciate it, you need to take the time to look at it closely, a bit at a time, so as not to miss any of the amazing details. The exhibition is “alive:” the...More

Thank gattara3
Reviewed June 20, 2014

Highly recommend. My husband has been a train buff all his life and we loved the layouts. The staff was incredible. Plan on spending hours there. Each time around you see more and more incredible scenes.More

Thank Roxann Z
RailroadsOnParade, Owner at Railroads on Parade, responded to this reviewResponded August 2, 2014

It's reviews like this that make our long days worth it at Railroads On Parade. The staff is here hours before opening getting everything ready to go. They really appreciate it when it's pointed out in a Trip Advisor review how hard they try. But...More

Reviewed May 7, 2014

I never expected to find such an elaborate FIRST RATE exhibit in this tiny town in the Adirondacks. The exquisite detail and magnitude of this exhibit gave us a lot of bang for the buck. The hostess was so gracious and really enjoyed sharing some...More

Thank LeannaL2
Reviewed May 6, 2014

Wow! My family were ALL so impressed and interested in this spectacular display. Our little group covered an age range from 4 to 68 and covered 3 generations. My 8 year old grandson was SO mesmerized with the scavenger hunt, that he would not give...More

Thank Carol M
RailroadsOnParade, Owner at Railroads on Parade, responded to this reviewResponded August 2, 2014

"WOW" is one of our favorite expressions here, and if you stand near the entryway to these spectacular exhibits, that's the word you will most often hear, along with "awesome" , "geez!", "amazing" and many more breathless reactions like that. It's why the staff comes...More

Reviewed January 2, 2014

You will be enthralled to experience on of our regions premier attractions . For railroad buffs it is no. 1 by far.

Thank Robert B
Reviewed October 14, 2013 via mobile

We were glad we went & would go back with different guests. After forty five minutes, though, our six year old grandson lost interest.

Thank Mary M
Reviewed August 26, 2013

We visited here with our 6 year old who found the noise and darkness scary. He was not the only young child upset. Given the admission price of $12 for adults and $6 for children I would not recommend this attraction for everybody. The staff...More

2  Thank John J
RailroadsOnParade, Owner at Railroads on Parade, responded to this reviewResponded August 27, 2013

While I'm sorry that this family didn't have a better time here at Railroads On Parade I do feel, considering the huge number of folks who are both happy and vastly impressed about their visit here, that It's hardly playing fair to impute you child's...More

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