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This is a local museum, not a fancy building. It is right in downtown New Braunfels, so you can... read more

Reviewed March 3, 2019
Livonia, Michigan
Very Interesting!

Our daughter told us about this so we took out of town guests there and were very impressed. This... read more

Reviewed September 1, 2018
San Antonio, Texas
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Reviewed March 3, 2019

This is a local museum, not a fancy building. It is right in downtown New Braunfels, so you can walk or drive there if you are staying in the area. There are displays to see and a train car to board. The volunteer staff is...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank mm52010
Reviewed September 1, 2018

Our daughter told us about this so we took out of town guests there and were very impressed. This is nicely done and worth a visit. The staff was great! Now it is on our list when we take visitors to New Braunfels from San...More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank danmurphy90
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

This place is small so don’t plan to spend more than 15-20 minutes here. For the cost and space it isn’t actually pretty cool if you have a train enthusiast. In the back they have 2 old trains that kids love. In the front they...More

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank jennyp912
Reviewed August 20, 2018

Have an hour, like trains stop in the museum. Cool little setups, history and step into an old train before you leave. Great for kids of all ages young and old.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed June 3, 2018

This is a pretty small museum, but still well done, interesting and fun. The volunteers are friendly and passionate. The Pullman dining car is the most interesting. Also lots of model train layouts. Especially enjoyed the restore Alpine layout from the old Joske's department store...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank texowl
Reviewed May 26, 2018 via mobile

Real train cars to explore, a steam powered locomotive, a caboose and a dining car. Restored to great condition. The model trains are a hoot and sends you down memory lane. If you love old trains you will be in heaven here.

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Rick P
Reviewed March 18, 2018 via mobile

Stopped by after reading reviews on Trip Advisor, wasn't disappointed. . Its just a small museum but well laid out with train cars you can walk thru, also they have ho scale model trains set up.. the people working there was very knowledgeable and interesting...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Saddletramp58
Reviewed March 12, 2018

A converted old railroad depot is the museum's location standing next to the busy N/S Union Pacific tracks with 30+ trains passing every day. Created in 1986 the depot restoration was completed and now houses a small Steam 0-6-0 Loco, 1922 Pullman Dining Car, Box...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank charles s
Reviewed March 6, 2018

We always enjoy looking at old photos and there were plenty here. We enjoyed the miniature train setup and looking at the old menus etc. You don't have to spend a lot of time here but it's worth a peek for a while. While we...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank houstonnative47
Reviewed March 5, 2018

This is not a large place but the person in charge was very friendly and knowlegeable. So you really be there for any great length of time.

Date of experience: May 2017
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