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“Fun for young children!”
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Miniature World of Trains
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: "Where Ordinary Days Become Extraordinary". "A Fun and Educational Family Experience". "Our World In Miniature". The Miniature World of Trains (a 501c3 Non Profit) new 20,000sf location features several model railroad display. The new Miniature World of Trains will be built in phases from 2015 through 2019 featuring a large miniature display featuring up to 120 HO Scale fully computerized model trains traversing the large city and mountain scene, some reaching 18 feet in height! The highly detailed scenery will enhance your experience! Try one of the several scavenger hunts to have fun and check out some of the finer details. Interactive buttons allow you to operate trains and other things on the display. Real railroad and model railroad artifacts can be found in the throughout the facility. Also, we have the large O Scale Christmas Model Train Display which was the "PICK OF THE SEASON" for WYFF 4 (NBC) here in Greenville and reviewed as "ONCE OF THE BEST CHRISTMAS DISPLAY'S IN THE COUNTRY" according to Classic Toy Trains Magazine. Plus the new $100,000 HO Home Demonstration Display display pre-qualified visitors can operate on. We have S.T.E.A.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math) Educational Programs for all ages. Special events and special pricing occur all the time. Open days and times vary throughout the year.
Useful Information: Activities for young children, Activities for older children
Reviewed April 8, 2015

Is there a kid not fascinated by trains? Adults for that matter. For a small fee you can wander around the trains and look at the scenery. There are little buttons to push too which is extra great for kids! My children gave it a thumbs up!!!

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Reviewed March 28, 2015

This is a great place to visit if you love model trains. The layout is huge and very detailed. The volunteers working in the layout area and at the front desk are very friendly and knowledgeable. The layout is also displayed in daylight and in night time light. The location is right downtown in the historic area, there is shopping, restaurants, and other sights to see in walking distance. I highly recommend a visit.

Thank Mary W
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Reviewed March 9, 2015

First stop in Greenville, love the exhibit, love the passion of the volunteers! Such a work of love and art! I truly enjoyed the time there, it is a little small, so it took us probably 15-20 minutes to see it all, but I am very very happy we did it. There are even some buttons, you can press to advance some trains, so well designed and with so many details to check it out! It is a little gem in Grenville.

3  Thank maruca8
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Reviewed March 7, 2015

if you love trains this is a wonderful little treasure train lovers should come visit if in the area!! there is no fee they just work off donations

Thank nmbstylist24
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Reviewed February 18, 2015

It was a very interesting layout of the Greenville/Spartanburg areas and the mountains in the middle. The many different city designs they had, along with the industrial and farmlands dotted with a variety of animals was quite impressive. Also the knowledge and the readiness of the volunteers working the display, to answer questions from both young and old alike, was excellent.It is an excellent place to take kids to enjoy. The HO scale trains(40 of them i believe) were something of beauty. Well worth the $5.00 admission fee, of which i believe some goes to local charities. Check it out if in the greenville area. I don't think you'll be disapointed.

Thank cha92853
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