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Nicely Preserved with Lots of Artifacts and Mini Railroad - FREE!

We were looking for something fun to do on mothers day after a meal, and decided to take a look at... read more

Reviewed May 17, 2019
NorthStar368108
New Z-Scale and Lionel layouts in Depot and Caboose

The Depot has a large Z-scale layout that runs 6 trains simultaneously. The layout is an 18-year... read more

Reviewed June 13, 2018
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Houston, Texas
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May 17, 2019
“Nicely Preserved with Lots of Artifacts and Mini Railroad - FREE!”
Jun 13, 2018
“New Z-Scale and Lionel layouts in Depot and Caboose”
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Reviewed May 17, 2019

We were looking for something fun to do on mothers day after a meal, and decided to take a look at the old railroad depot museum in Tomball. The building was built in 1901 I think, and they have preserved it really well. It's small...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed June 13, 2018

The Depot has a large Z-scale layout that runs 6 trains simultaneously. The layout is an 18-year labor of love by David George and has been nationally recognized and rewarded. The landscaping is exceptional. A three-train Lionel layout is in the caboose with landscaping also...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed October 10, 2016

Love the little red engine. A great photo opportunity on the red train. Quaint area of Tomball, very family friendly.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank TClann
Reviewed July 1, 2016

Not a lot to do within the immediate park area, but my daughter really enjoyed climbing up on the caboose and acting as if she was travelling by rail. Easy to get to and plenty of parking.restaurants also very close by

Date of experience: November 2015
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Reviewed June 28, 2016

My grand kids love to pretend and imagine they are on a train traveling where ever they want. It used to be open and we could go inside but last time ,it was locked. Still could climb steps and image though

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank CJS249
Reviewed June 24, 2016

We live in Tomball and have visited the Railroad Depot many times as it is often the site of many of the town's events. Kids always enjoy it. A gazebo is nearby as well as an ice cream shop.

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank Opasmecki
Reviewed December 14, 2015 via mobile

We visit railroad depot just about every Saturday when we go to the farmers market that just right down the street it's a must visit when ya visit tomball

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank RoadTripAholic
Reviewed October 28, 2015

The Tomball Depot is a site for many festivals, exhibits and also just interesting to visit without anything going on. The German Fest starts here, as well as other festivals. Aside from the depot building that houses lots of train memorabilia, there is also a...More

Date of experience: June 2015
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Reviewed July 8, 2015

Love getting to spend time just seeing what's going on with the antique shops and around town! Tomball has many hidden gems!

Date of experience: April 2015
Thank Michele B
Reviewed July 8, 2015

We have visited several times before and there is always something new and informative. A great town that is proud of its history and place in the greater Houston metroplex. Very sorry to hear about the past curator's untimely passing! He will be sadly missed...More

Date of experience: April 2015
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