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Trains! Lots of facts. If you like history and trains or have some spare time then stop by. It's... read more

Reviewed April 9, 2016
Qness47
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San Antonio, Texas
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Informative, Historic, and Quaint

Pleasantly surprised to discover the Railroad museum while sightseeing around old town New... read more

Reviewed April 2, 2016
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302 W San Antonio St, New Braunfels, TX 78130-7939
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Reviewed April 9, 2016 via mobile

Trains! Lots of facts. If you like history and trains or have some spare time then stop by. It's located in the downtown area so many other things to do as well. They had like what I call train cities and toy trains going around....More

Date of experience: April 2016
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Reviewed April 2, 2016

Pleasantly surprised to discover the Railroad museum while sightseeing around old town New Braunfels! Admission is free, and the property and grounds are kept neat and tidy. There are several trains and cabooses adjacent to the Station, and it really gives off that 'old timey'...More

Date of experience: February 2016
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Reviewed March 12, 2016

OK so they are a bit noisy, I'll grant you, but they are TRAINS! Plenty to see and do here and it is FREE! Climb aboard a caboose and check it out, same with the Locomotive Engine, check out a refurbished coach car they use...More

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank HavocDog
Reviewed February 26, 2016

We enjoyed an evening visit to this museum. The restored Victorian station was a treat, and contained historic displays. The model train layouts were fun to inspect with lots of surprising details. Our group had an extra treat- dinner in the Pullman Dining car!

Date of experience: February 2016
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Reviewed February 19, 2016 via mobile

Our first visit of the day started with train ride and it was simply awesome, it takes you through the whole park, which is very beautiful.

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank Adeeti K
Reviewed February 14, 2016

The staff was all very friendly in the little museum (and everything is free). This facility is run by a model railroad club and is located in a historic facility located right off an active railroad track (a train ran by when we were there)....More

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank beachboywantabe
Reviewed February 1, 2016

The model train inside the museum is outstanding. Kids love it. There is also some train cars outside which you can go inside to explore.

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank Phyllis A T
Reviewed January 26, 2016

Took my granddaughter to visit this museum thinking it was for children, but gained a lot of knowledge about train history. Many great exhibits and very open. My granddaughter also enjoyed being so close to exhibits.

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank torino7788564
Reviewed December 31, 2015

This is an old Local Railroad Depot turned Museum. There are some neat old pictures and hands on gadgets to touch and experience. This is a place that doesn't take forever. It is FREE and right downtown within walking distance to other attractions and places...More

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank Patrice C
Reviewed November 3, 2015

We take our older grandsons here periodically. They are 3 and 2 and they are mesmerized by the trains going round and round. The volunteers are great and love their trains. Be sure and look at their website for open/close times before going. It is...More

Date of experience: September 2015
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