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Choo Choo Barn

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
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Nicely done but pricey

Choo choo barn is a nice lil stop to do with kids or if you are on your way to the Strasburg... read more

Reviewed June 27, 2018
Shari P
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Model trains at their best!

If you enjoy detail and model trains this is a great place to visit. My father in law has recently... read more

Reviewed June 25, 2018
Becky C
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Over 70 years in the making, this gigantic model train layout is still owned and operated by the Groff family. Master modeler, Tom Groff, designs and adds new animations, scale buildings and local scenes each year. See a fire engine race to the...more
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226 Gap Rd, Route 741 East, Strasburg, PA 17579-1478
+1 717-687-7911
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Reviewed June 27, 2018 via mobile

Choo choo barn is a nice lil stop to do with kids or if you are on your way to the Strasburg Railroad. Nice display of trains, but we found it to be overpriced for what was there. Nice people, but once was enough for...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed June 25, 2018

If you enjoy detail and model trains this is a great place to visit. My father in law has recently started collecting model trains and setting them up around his house. He really enjoying walking through this display and admiring the time and patience someone...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Becky C
Reviewed June 19, 2018 via mobile

My two-year-old son absolutely loves toy trains, so we paid $8.50 per adult admission fee to look at the display. It was very impressive, but you can only spend so much time in there and I thought it was a lot of money for that....More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Danimarcian
Reviewed June 16, 2018

Great place to see trains and their accessories. You can stay as long as you like. The buttons along the side activate the trains and some accessories. This place is a little different from similar layouts, in that even the scenery and accessories are detailed...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Rockdok
Reviewed June 8, 2018

I can't say enough wonderful things about the Choo Choo Barn miniature displays. The creativity in all the little scenarios is amazing. I won't ruin any surprises but every detail is accounted for, just look for them. A couple of bucks to get it and...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed June 2, 2018 via mobile

This was a stop on a senior citizens trip. I love model train village displays and this one did not disappoint!

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Linda S
Reviewed May 27, 2018

This is an amazing model railway with lots of animation. Huge in scope and highly interesting to all ages.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed May 13, 2018 via mobile

We have visited the Choo Choo Barn several times and each time are in awe of the intricate train layout. Every time we notice new components. Definitely a must see during a train day in Strasburg.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Kristen S
Reviewed May 4, 2018

My husband and I decided to go to the Choo Choo Barn recently when we were in the Lancaster area. We had a great time. We had never been here before and we were so happily surprised at the huge size of the the railroad...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Kim F
Reviewed April 27, 2018

Took our granddaughter to the Choo Choo Barn on a trip to Strasburg. Had taken our kids their years ago and now get to do it again with the grandchildren. The attention to detail and all the things to see had my granddaughters attention the...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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October 22, 2015|
Response from choochoobarn | Property representative |
Hello! The admission is $7.50 for adults, $4.50 for kids (ages 3-11) and under 3 is free! We hope to see you soon!
Nancy W
July 13, 2015|
Response from ChooChooBarn1961 | Property representative |
Hi! Yes, the Choo Choo Barn is definitely appropriate for your group! The tour is self guided so you can stay as long as you'd like. We recommend to allow at least 45 minutes, but you're certainly welcome to stay longer! We... More