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Musee Rambolitrain

4 Place Jeanne D Arc, 78120, Rambouillet, France
+33 1 75 03 44 60
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Unexpected, worth a visit!

Tiny museum with plenty of old model trains, but the must-see is the huge, always evolving, model... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Sylvain C
Marvellous mise en scène

I am not a particular train fan, but I loved the mise en scène on the upper floor. For train... read more

Reviewed 13 April 2017
patricia h
Paris, France
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
4 Place Jeanne D Arc, 78120, Rambouillet, France
+33 1 75 03 44 60

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Reviewed yesterday

Tiny museum with plenty of old model trains, but the must-see is the huge, always evolving, model in the last floor featuring Paris and the French countryside with remote controls for Children to play with the trains.

Thank Sylvain C
Reviewed 13 April 2017

I am not a particular train fan, but I loved the mise en scène on the upper floor. For train lovers, must be even more of a treat. Well worth the visit.

Thank patricia h
Reviewed 16 February 2017

An absolute must for anybody interested in trains and toys, Stunning collection and incredibly detailed O-gauge (1/43) layout. My ten-year old daughter spent hours looking at it... and she does not give much of a hoot about trains! Á ne pas manquer ! Ma fille...More

Thank SergioViaggio
Reviewed 7 August 2016

The Rambolitrain is a Cheap little museum about toy train right next to the St Lubin's church. The staging is quite impressive and the showcase are interactive.

1  Thank Scaperino
Reviewed 1 August 2016

Saw this advertised so had a visit, despite no interest in trains. Very well presented, good history, and a wonderful masive train 'set' on the top floor. Entrance charge very reasonable.

Thank Scott099
Reviewed 2 June 2016

I had the feeling to be a kid again....Just enjoy this incredible collection. Spend enough time and don't hesitate to come back to a room to discover all the details. Not far away from the railway if you come from Paris (10 minutes walk).

Thank anneV1039KU
Reviewed 29 July 2015

We visited this lovely museum from Paris, an easy journey by train. The museum is about twenty minutes walk from the station, in the square by the church. Be aware that it shuts for lunch promptly at 12. There are two floors, the first floor...More

1  Thank Millie024
Reviewed 26 December 2014 via mobile

This little museum is a beautiful little gem. Yes it is little but it is so well pit together and detailed. The collection is amazing and could really benefit from more space. A bad note to who I think is the manager of this place...More

1  Thank yann l
Rambolitrain78, Gérant at Musee Rambolitrain, responded to this reviewResponded 2 January 2015
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Je vous remercie pour votre avis très positif sur notre musée. La personne que vous avez vue est le fondateur...More

Reviewed 15 November 2012

To begin with, beautifully presented model trains from wwI on. Incredible collection, with buildings, sgnals, people etc. A thorough history of French trains. Well documented in French and in English. On the top floor was a layout, e tirely done by hand, which took 30...More

Thank mjkw
Reviewed 2 March 2012

I went to Rambouillet on 2 Oct 2011 which happened to be the day of annual special events. Every year, the 1st week of October is showcased with specials - vintage car rides, mini train ride (special), discounted access to museums, parks, sheep house. The...More

1  Thank Varad_G
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