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Nice little attraction for an hour

Came here on a very rainy day, you start by going on a tiny train which is good for young children... read more

Reviewed September 15, 2017
Winchester, United Kingdom
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Beat my expectations!

Spent a lovely morning here with my friend and my 5 year old daughter. The model railway exhibition... read more

Reviewed August 9, 2017
Saumur, France
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An animated light and sound tour transports you to the land of the infinitely small to the whim of the owner and different landscapes reconstituted with such attention to detail that it almost perceive the breath of life: 310 m² models, over 450 m...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Rue d'Ermington, 14570 Clecy, France
+33 2 31 69 07 13
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Reviewed August 25, 2018

I visited with my 5 year old son, whilst on holiday in the area. I expected the exhibition to be similar to other (smaller!) ones that we had visited previously, however this was something different. On arriving at the exhibition it became apparent that access...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed February 26, 2018

This was our second visit to the model railway and we found the staff to be very friendly and attentive. Overall, a second fantastic visit in July 2017 and we will be visiting for a third time in July 2018. keep up the good work!

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed September 15, 2017 via mobile

Came here on a very rainy day, you start by going on a tiny train which is good for young children. Then you have a semi guided tour of the miniature railway. The description is in French but he's just telling you which pieces are...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed August 9, 2017

Spent a lovely morning here with my friend and my 5 year old daughter. The model railway exhibition is amazing, so intricate, full of interesting things to spot, huge scale, really well thought and planned out. A short train ride around the garden topped it...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed July 23, 2017 via mobile

We had our 2 young nephews with us for a day to give their parents a rest so we decided to take them here saw a leaflet in the place we were staying and it looked good and fun Sadly it wasn't It really is...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed April 6, 2017 via mobile

Visited this with family as we happened to be in the area. €30 for two adults and two children was just too much for a 1 hour visit. Yes it was interesting and very good as model railways go but not at that price. Felt...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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ECRUE, Propriétaire at Chemin de Fer Miniature a Clecy, responded to this reviewResponded June 20, 2017

Hello, We are a private tourist site without state subsidy Contrary to national monuments. For having been in England, the prices of visits are much more expensive than in France. Best regard

Reviewed September 2, 2016

Found information about this on a leaflet at our hotel. The kids were keen so thought we would give it a try. On arrival, a large free car park. Staff were helpful and friendly - most spoke enough English to help us along. First, we...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed April 9, 2016

An amazing layout. Even if one is not really 'into' model trains, the modelling is spectacular. We were surprised to learn that that visits were timed, but this was a great help as the model was operated by it's owner / builder and one could...More

Date of experience: October 2015
1  Thank Chris S
Reviewed September 15, 2015

I visited here with my husband who has a small model railway and I was surprised how much I enjoyed myself. The brief trip in the train outside was fun and particularly lovely on a beautiful sunny day. Emmanuel is a charming man who provides...More

Date of experience: September 2015
2  Thank Mary D
Reviewed July 4, 2015

Emanuelle shows you around. Very much a family run business. Delightful indoor model railway with a lovely train ride outside.

Date of experience: June 2015
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April 13, 2017|
Response from ECRUE | Property representative |
Bonjour, Tous les horaires sont sur notre site internet. Il faut cliquer sur l'onglet : HORAIRES D'OUVERTURE Bien cordialement L'équipe du Chemin de Fer Miniature
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