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Cute things to see & knowledgeable docents

Several working model train sets with step ladders for kids (and maybe adults) to get close. I... read more

Reviewed April 11, 2017
Anonymous855
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Trabuco Canyon, California
Lots for a train lover to see

Everything from a full steam locomotive to a caboose to miniature running railroads to see and even... read more

Reviewed March 25, 2017
gloriab598
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Toronto, Canada
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Reviewed April 11, 2017

Several working model train sets with step ladders for kids (and maybe adults) to get close. I appreciate it is "free" with a donation according to your own budget. Parked there are some full size train cars, dinning and an engine car are open. I...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed March 25, 2017

Everything from a full steam locomotive to a caboose to miniature running railroads to see and even get aboard. Loved the dining car, the information available from the volunteers and the miniature trains; kids can operate them on weekends. It is an actual train station...More

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank gloriab598
Reviewed March 10, 2017

About an hour to go thru so good for all ages. Interesting displays & historical facts to browse thru. The engine, dining car, baggage car & caboose really help you understand & imagine train travel. Free but nice if you can give a donation. Be...More

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank thompsonnelda
Reviewed February 14, 2017

Great place to take children. Very informative and had hands on activities for the kids. Anyone interested in trains should swing by and spend a little time it's very nice.

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank bellnhow
Reviewed February 13, 2017

Interesting free museum with a full size dining car and engine that you can walk on. The staffer inside the museum was very friendly and very excited about the model trains that were inside. Would definitely recommend stopping by for a quick visit.

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Jennifer S
Reviewed December 3, 2016 via mobile

We took our 5 year old grandson to this museum. When we were there, on a Saturday I believe, there was only one volunteer manning the entire facility. Because if that, he was unable to run multiple displays at once. So, we looked at everything...More

Date of experience: December 2016
1  Thank Karen S
Reviewed October 3, 2016

A small railroad museum that's very good. Several model railroads and some real railroad memorabilia including a dining car, a steam locomotive and a caboose. Good for a quick little stop on the way from San Antonio to Austin (or in opposite direction). If you're...More

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank AlexeyB77
Reviewed September 26, 2016

This railroad museum is small but delightful as the docents are filled with history. There are several model railroads set up that you can watch operate. There is a lot of local documented history to read and items to observe. If you are looking to...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Cazzintexas
Reviewed September 24, 2016

What a quaint place. Two rooms in an old station, and train cars out back. I loved talking with the "station master", who took a lot of time to show us the amazing toy train setup that spans one whole room of this museum; it...More

Date of experience: June 2016
1  Thank MissRich64
Reviewed September 13, 2016

This was a cool little educational stop = the train cars at the back were really great to tour. Kids enjoyed seeing the electric trains. Great photo ops.

Date of experience: July 2016
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