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Musee des Chemins de fer du Kaeserberg

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A must see for every railway fan

Wether you are an amateur of model railways or real trains, this is a place not to be missed. The... read more

Reviewed 22 July 2018
Pierre H
Fribourg, Switzerland

Whether you are 5 year old or 85, this place will amaze you :) Especially when the night falls on... read more

Reviewed 5 February 2018
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22 Jul 2018
“A must see for every railway fan”
4 Feb 2018
It is 11 o'clock. The station master announces the train pulling into the station, This is where a wonderful tale becomes reality thanks so the perseverance of its conceptor, Marc Antiglio. An imaginary network of miniature railways will take you a...more
impasse des Ecureuils 9, Granges-Paccot, Fribourg 1763, Switzerland
+41 26 467 70 40
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Reviewed 22 July 2018

Wether you are an amateur of model railways or real trains, this is a place not to be missed. The tour starts with a movie which shows the history of the place. In the showrooms there are kilometers of tracks going through a great variety...More

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Nicolas z, Directeur général at Musee des Chemins de fer du Kaeserberg, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2018

Thank you very much for your excellent comment !

Reviewed 5 February 2018

Whether you are 5 year old or 85, this place will amaze you :) Especially when the night falls on the model railway... Sooo many details you could spend 10 hours in it and still discover new things!

Thank scoladr
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

It’s an amazing museum, one of its kind! Train aficionados will find all kinds of models in some incredible large displays. Kids & grownups will find something to enjoy. Prices are quite expensive, even for the Swiss standards, though not sure if you’ll find it...More

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Reviewed 4 May 2017

A fantastic display of train modelling in the 21st century! For a train modeller of 50 years one could see so much how the hobby has evolved. Huge display on 3 levels with a short film at the start. Then a self guided visit over...More

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Reviewed 26 March 2017

I went there with my 2 years old and it was very interesting. First a video explaining how all the museum was made and then you can profit of the miniature trains. Really fun to watch with so much great details.

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Reviewed 19 January 2017

I visited the place with a bunch of kids, not sure who was the youngest, them or me? Marvel to see, dreams of when trains still made noises.

Thank Thierry C
Reviewed 2 November 2016

Huge model train set, took 17 years to build. The visit though starts with a 15 minutes movie about how and why the set was built. Pretty boring for little ones who just want to see the trains. And also repetitive if you go there...More

Thank Caroline F
Reviewed 3 August 2016

Kaeserberg Museum of Trains is something you probably won't see elsewhere. It's a mini train model on a grand scale with towns, mountains, tunnels, cars, and more. The trains are run by a special system resembling a real train network operation, there is "day" and...More

Thank N K
Reviewed 30 June 2014

This is a model train set - on a magnificent scale. Even if you don't like trains (most people in the museum were men) you have to be impressed with the scale and attention to detail on this model. No information in English.

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