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2 in one stop.

If you like railroads, this is a place to stop in, then go across the street to the fire station... read more

Reviewed September 1, 2015
Bowlaholic
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New Braunfels, Texas
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This is a tiny little museum, but it is packed with interesting information. The people there are... read more

Reviewed August 29, 2015
OBXGirl9832
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Waco, Texas
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302 W San Antonio St, New Braunfels, TX 78130-7939
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Reviewed September 1, 2015

If you like railroads, this is a place to stop in, then go across the street to the fire station museum

Date of experience: December 2014
2  Thank Bowlaholic
Reviewed August 29, 2015

This is a tiny little museum, but it is packed with interesting information. The people there are very helpful. One of the things I enjoyed most was the poster of hobo signs and symbols, as well as hobo vocabulary from the days gone by. There...More

Date of experience: August 2015
2  Thank OBXGirl9832
Reviewed August 24, 2015

Good museum for kids and a nice break from the heat. Largest working model train track I've ever seen. Said they've been working on track for over 20 years! Lots of great history here.

Date of experience: August 2015
1  Thank Connie M
Reviewed August 13, 2015

My son went through a train phase and we went here frequently. If the heat bothers you then you might want to wait for the cool months as there is no respite from the shade. Staff is very friendly. It is also close to the...More

Date of experience: May 2015
1  Thank Hillcountryhayride
Reviewed August 9, 2015

Railroad buffs would find this restored depot museum to be a bit brief, but interesting none-the-less. An HO scale layout occupies the front room. The main room has some interesting photographs and memorabilia. A restored dining car and a caboose are available for touring. The...More

Date of experience: August 2015
1  Thank gotravel47
Reviewed August 7, 2015 via mobile

Had a great time. Set in a historic and old train depot along with an engine, cars, and a caboose. Very informative and friendly staff. Nice indoor model train displays. The museum did not feel like a free attraction. The nice female employee gave us...More

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank Michael B
Reviewed July 31, 2015

A great place to spend afew hours reviewing the history of railways and some of the equipment which they used. The model railway display is truly interesting to see

Date of experience: April 2015
Thank MerleB1
Reviewed July 23, 2015 via mobile

Nice place. It's immediately right next to the train track. Parking is in the back. Easily spend 30" there. Take a miniature train ride at Landa park afterwards.

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank 176thuyl
Reviewed July 21, 2015

Free! The woman that gave us the tour was friendly, fantastic and knowledgeable!!! We learned so much on this little trip back in time! It's definitely worth the 1 or so to go through this museum.

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank Todd L
Reviewed July 10, 2015

Actual steam engine, caboose, boxcar, and passenger car converted into a dining car. Also a large HO gauge model train display. Many historical RR artifacts. Well worth the stop.

Date of experience: July 2015
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