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Address: 226 Gap Rd, Route 741 East, Strasburg, PA 17579-1478
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 16:30
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Train - themed shops.

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This place is incredible. So much detail, it'll take you about half an hour at least to enjoy the whole thing. It's a massive toy train set.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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18 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is incredible. So much detail, it'll take you about half an hour at least to enjoy the whole thing. It's a massive toy train set.

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Thank Chuck N
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Right down the road from the Strasburg Rail Road is this hidden gem. My family enjoyed it. So much time, love and patience has been put into the displays and set up here. Worth the price. I recommend anyone who is into trains visit here.

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Thank Kyle D
Chesapeake, VA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a great place to stop and visit if you like train displays. These displays have so many details that they even give you a list to help you so you don't miss them! The lights dim every so often so you can see it in a night mode. Children will love finding the circus animals, fire trucks, many... More 

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Thank Lovebeingnana
Charlotte, North Carolina
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11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Almost did not pay the $15 (7.5*2) for us to see the display. When we came out of the display room, all I could say was WOW! Words can't describe the intricate scenes and all the interesting detail built into the different areas. It was worth every penny. Don't miss out when going through the area! This was better than... More 

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Thank ADLayne
N.Y.
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21 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

I really enjoyed the place together with my wife, the craftsmanship is amazing and a beauty to look at it. My enjoyment was trying too see how everything was built and trying to see behind the scenes.

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Thank ShimonNst
Lambertville, New Jersey
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279 reviews
41 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2017

even if you are not a railroad buff, this place is enjoyable....and you don't need children with you to enjoy it either.....brings back the Christmas layout from childhood, just a lot of animation to enjoy.....the circus is amazing, and the house on fire is also a cute touch....fits right in with all the railroad attractions in the area

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Thank baron13
Schenectady, United States
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13 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 March 2017

This place is fantastic for everyone both young and old. I have been to the Choo-Choo Barn many times on visits to the Strasburg area and always find something new and fascinating to see. You can spend as much time as you'd like checking out all the activities going on in the awesome train layout. The staff is extremely friendly... More 

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Thank John S
Scranton, Pennsylvania
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6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 March 2017

This museum is truly amazing. It's a miniature collection of villages from the surrounding Lancaster, Strasburg area with a lot of trains and many moving parts. It is so well done and completely captivating - we loved it. I would recommend it for all ages.

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Thank Mare P
Hockessin, Delaware
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17 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2017

I have been a train collector and enthusiast for over 45 years but must admit the Choo Choo Barn is one of the best displays I have ever seen and I have seen many. It takes on the flavor of the Amish countryside and has tremendous and unique operating displays. One of the crowds favorite is the house on fire... More 

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Thank pullmour-ac-dc
Ewing, New Jersey
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132 reviews
53 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Was worried at first that this was a tourist trap attraction but we went anyway. Wow! Can't wait to go again! So much to see! The detail in this display was well worth the time we spent. Will visit again really soon!

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