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Travel Town

5200 Zoo Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90027-1472
+1 323-662-5874
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Train junk yard

This place is more like a train junk yard. All the trains are old and in very bad shape. We were... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Kcsporty81
Train Lovers Paradise

We went with my grandson who is all about trains. He loved it and we were entertained too... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
tigerlily
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An interactive transportation museum that caters to kids.
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good34%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“passenger cars” (12 reviews)
“train ride” (21 reviews)
“miniature train” (10 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
LOCATION
5200 Zoo Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90027-1472
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+1 323-662-5874
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"passenger cars"
in 12 reviews
"train ride"
in 21 reviews
"miniature train"
in 10 reviews
"train enthusiasts"
in 9 reviews
"gift shop"
in 13 reviews
"griffith park"
in 17 reviews
"great place for kids"
in 5 reviews
"small fee"
in 5 reviews
"picnic area"
in 3 reviews
"rolling stock"
in 2 reviews
"live steamers"
in 2 reviews
"young at heart"
in 2 reviews
"on display"
in 7 reviews
"small museum"
in 4 reviews
"children and adults"
in 3 reviews
"free museum"
in 3 reviews
"old cars"
in 2 reviews
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This place is more like a train junk yard. All the trains are old and in very bad shape. We were only able to get in/on 3 different train cars. My 3 year old liked it, but it wasn't much to see. Overall, I was...More

Thank Kcsporty81
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went with my grandson who is all about trains. He loved it and we were entertained too. Admission is free, small fee to ride the kids train.

Thank tigerlily
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

been here twice, once my son was around 5, and then when he was 10, at the age of 5 he was much more impressed. That is fine, just something to know

Thank Douglas William M
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Reviewed 9 March 2018 via mobile

Perfect outing for a toddler who loves trains. We did the ride and then walked around looking at all of the trains. I wish we could have gone down the street to see the steamer trains but that we were told was only open on...More

Thank funnybunny921
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Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

We spent a fun morning with the grandkids checking out trains. My grandson loves trains so Travel Town was a great stop for us. We wandered through train cars and the kids played engineer pretending to run a train engine. There were kids of all...More

Thank Sharon P
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Reviewed 1 January 2018

This place brings back so many fond memories as a kid, for sure it turned me into a train and transportation enthusiast. My parents brought me here as kid, even thought it has changed over the years, its still the same. Back in the day...More

Thank esethebomb
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Reviewed 30 November 2017 via mobile

This was so neat! If you are or know of a train lover then you must visit this place! All different types of old trains for you to view and there’s even a hands on area for kids! So interesting and fun!

Thank Deonna2
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Reviewed 10 November 2017

What to do with my 80 and 90 year old "train loving" uncles visiting from out of town? The answer was to visit Travel Town and Live Steamers. From Thousand Oaks on a Saturday morning, the drive was an easy 30 minutes down the 101...More

Thank Diana D
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Reviewed 20 October 2017

We visited Travel Town in the afternoon (we'd spent the morning and lunch at the LA Zoo just down the road) with our 2 young kids (age 6 and 3) as part of our week-long spring break vacation in the LA area. We thoroughly enjoyed...More

Thank GoGreenGoWhite1
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Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

Hubbydear is a total traingeek so I got talked into going with him. It was actually pretty good fun and a lovely setup. Loved the picnic area's thru out the facility. Everything is nice and clean which is a big pro for me!

Thank Zienesch
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Josh B
4 March 2018|
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Response from esethebomb | Reviewed this property |
There is a public bus that goes to the observatory, but to travel town you can bike, which is quite a ride. I always drive since I want to go to several area in the park. Uber is a good alternative. I hope this helps?
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Bagheera2004
22 July 2016|
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Response from Elizabeth L | Reviewed this property |
It is, but some of the trains are not--they say they are, but they are a pain. You can get around most of the area with no problem. If in a wheelchair you will be fine with the exception of a few of the trains. If you just... More
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