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My children, well two of them, really enjoyed the exhibits, especially the caboose. We had... read more

Reviewed July 10, 2015
Thomas P
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San Antonio, Texas
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Very friendly railroad buffs working on and running miniature electric trains on very large... read more

Reviewed July 9, 2015
964BrendaM
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Glencoe, Canada
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302 W San Antonio St, New Braunfels, TX 78130-7939
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Reviewed July 10, 2015

My children, well two of them, really enjoyed the exhibits, especially the caboose. We had discussed trains before we went so the exhibits meant more to them.

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank Thomas P
Reviewed July 9, 2015

Very friendly railroad buffs working on and running miniature electric trains on very large platforms. They will tell you of the history of trains in the area. There is an actual steam engine, box car, caboose and dining car (which is used for small parties)...More

Date of experience: June 2015
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Reviewed June 19, 2015

Great place to explore, and wonderful and knowledgeable tour guide and staff!! Will definitely return with our niece on a Saturday when they have "kids day" !!

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank SmithVB
Reviewed June 13, 2015

Kid loves train so this was the place we had to visit on our short day trip. Very knowledge staffs. One of the staffs even let the kid learned and placed with the radio. If you kid loves train, thi sis a small gem that...More

Date of experience: August 2014
Thank stephent922
Reviewed June 9, 2015

Great place to take grandsons for an hour or so. Besides getting to climb around in the engine, dining car and caboose, there is a wonderful model train room which was fascinating. Also, the day we attended was a great area with Legos!

Date of experience: November 2014
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Reviewed April 21, 2015 via mobile

Great place for anyone who likes railroad model trains, touring real trains, talking to people who are very knowledgeable about these subjects. A lot of work has gone into this facility and we found it interesting. I want to take our grandson to their twice...More

Date of experience: November 2014
Thank Tanya U
Reviewed April 19, 2015 via mobile

What makes this a must visit are the two tour guides. "Doc" and the lady who works there (it may be his wife) are very friendly and knowledgeable Especiallty "Doc." He is a very distingushed older gentleman with a plethora of knowledge and very friendly!...More

Date of experience: April 2015
Thank robing333
Reviewed February 27, 2015

I was somewhat disappointed in this small museum. The depot is called the museum but it's mixed up in this way: there are three rooms in the depot and each is part museum, part gift shop, part model train setup (for the benefit of the...More

Date of experience: February 2015
Thank Judith F
Reviewed February 16, 2015 via mobile

We visited this place during a free first Saturday of the month. Our Tweens enjoyed the miniature trains and going onto the old train carts. They have a dining train cart that is rented out for parties. The coolest part was a train came by...More

1  Thank Cheryl B
Reviewed December 29, 2014

This is a terrific place to take kids and the railroad buff(s) in your life. They have actual rail cars you can tour, to see how people traveled by train many years ago, including a Pullman dining car, a caboose, and a restored steam engine....More

Date of experience: December 2014
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