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Fun for all ages!

Layouts are great! Several different working gauges and layouts to enjoy. Volunteer staff are... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
cdavidson4016
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Lancing, Tennessee
What a great place!

We came by, and were let in, when they were closed on a Monday, simply because they saw our kids... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
iowatravelers218
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4,500 Square feet of operating layouts in all scales and railroad museum. Open Tuesday through Sunday from noon to 4 PM Central Time. Free Admission. Follow the attraction signs on I-40.
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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228 Interstate Dr, North Wing of the Crossville, Tn. Outlet Mall--I-40, Exit 320, Crossville, TN 38555-5432
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+1 931-210-5050
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Layouts are great! Several different working gauges and layouts to enjoy. Volunteer staff are awesome!

Thank cdavidson4016
hvsteve1, Public Relations Manager at Model Railroad Exhibit by Crossville Model Railroad Club, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for visiting. Glad you had fun.

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We came by, and were let in, when they were closed on a Monday, simply because they saw our kids ogling over the trains from the windows. There is complete devotion to the layouts and upkeep of the place. It’s based off donation. The staff...More

Thank iowatravelers218
hvsteve1, Public Relations Manager at Model Railroad Exhibit by Crossville Model Railroad Club, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Mondays we're closed but hate to see kids disappointed. There is not always somebody there. Come back when we're open and see everything running.

Reviewed 1 week ago

If you like model railroads, you are going to love this place, It is staffed with volunteers who are excited to share their knowledge of railroads.

Thank Sara D
hvsteve1, Public Relations Manager at Model Railroad Exhibit by Crossville Model Railroad Club, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

We like to make this an "educational" experience. Some people are surprised at how technically advanced model railroading has become.

Reviewed 1 week ago

If you or your kids are into model railroading, this is a MUST SEE stop just off I 40 between Nashville and Knoxville, TN. It's run by the local model railroaders club who are eager and happy to answer your questions about their display. I...More

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hvsteve1, Public Relations Manager at Model Railroad Exhibit by Crossville Model Railroad Club, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Our displays are never finished. The O Scale layout is being greatly expanded and is an opportunity to see how a model layout is built. G Scale is close to finishing the new ski gondola system.

Reviewed 1 week ago

We recently visited the Model Railroad Exhibit with my Brother. This is a Great place to visit. There are several different lay outs features different railroad scale models. The biggest display if the on for HO scale models and runs the length of the store....More

Thank Robert C
hvsteve1, Public Relations Manager at Model Railroad Exhibit by Crossville Model Railroad Club, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Glad you had a good time. Hope to see you again.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Every kid and even us big kids love model trains. Whoever built this and maintains it, has done a fabulous job!

Thank Jerry P
hvsteve1, Public Relations Manager at Model Railroad Exhibit by Crossville Model Railroad Club, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We love that you love us.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An amazing and fun place to visit. The display of model towns and trains is so detailed and fun to explore. There is even a scavenger hunt to locate different places in the little towns and mountain scenes. Talking to the volunteers working there is...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Some very nice and enthusiastic volunteers man this exhibit and it is easy to see that they really enjoy it. They told us of one volunteer there every week who is almost 100 years old. We learned about so many different sizes of model trains,...More

Thank Cheryl F
hvsteve1, Public Relations Manager at Model Railroad Exhibit by Crossville Model Railroad Club, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your kind words.

Reviewed May 30, 2018

This display is huge. They have different sections for Z gauge, N gauge, HO gauge, O gauge (Lionel), & G gauge. The HO gauge is by far the biggest. The details on the landscape, cities, and all the scenery is fantastic. You could spend hours...More

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hvsteve1, Public Relations Manager at Model Railroad Exhibit by Crossville Model Railroad Club, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We're happy you and the grand-kids had a good time. Keep on visiting as we're always adding new things.

Reviewed May 24, 2018 via mobile

This was a nice stop to stretch our legs. Kid friendly with a Thomas train table. Lots of neat sets all working. They have the coolest cart for your little guy to see the trains so that you don’t have to carry heavy 4 year...More

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OPERATING HOURS: Noon to 4PM Tuesday thru Sunday, opening at 11 AM on Saturday. Special Open House hours are scheduled on Patriotic Holidays as well, when they fall on a Monday. Other Open House hours are published... More
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