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Very Interesting!

Our daughter told us about this so we took out of town guests there and were very impressed. This... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
danmurphy90
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San Antonio, Texas
Cute

This place is small so don’t plan to spend more than 15-20 minutes here. For the cost and space it... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
jenny p
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302 W San Antonio St, New Braunfels, TX 78130-7939
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our daughter told us about this so we took out of town guests there and were very impressed. This is nicely done and worth a visit. The staff was great! Now it is on our list when we take visitors to New Braunfels from San...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place is small so don’t plan to spend more than 15-20 minutes here. For the cost and space it isn’t actually pretty cool if you have a train enthusiast. In the back they have 2 old trains that kids love. In the front they...More

1  Thank jenny p
Reviewed 21 August 2018

Have an hour, like trains stop in the museum. Cool little setups, history and step into an old train before you leave. Great for kids of all ages young and old.

Thank Grant N Shawnda S
Reviewed 3 June 2018

This is a pretty small museum, but still well done, interesting and fun. The volunteers are friendly and passionate. The Pullman dining car is the most interesting. Also lots of model train layouts. Especially enjoyed the restore Alpine layout from the old Joske's department store...More

Thank texowl
Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

Real train cars to explore, a steam powered locomotive, a caboose and a dining car. Restored to great condition. The model trains are a hoot and sends you down memory lane. If you love old trains you will be in heaven here.

1  Thank Rick P
Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

Stopped by after reading reviews on Trip Advisor, wasn't disappointed. . Its just a small museum but well laid out with train cars you can walk thru, also they have ho scale model trains set up.. the people working there was very knowledgeable and interesting...More

1  Thank Saddletramp58
Reviewed 12 March 2018

A converted old railroad depot is the museum's location standing next to the busy N/S Union Pacific tracks with 30+ trains passing every day. Created in 1986 the depot restoration was completed and now houses a small Steam 0-6-0 Loco, 1922 Pullman Dining Car, Box...More

Thank charles s
Reviewed 6 March 2018

We always enjoy looking at old photos and there were plenty here. We enjoyed the miniature train setup and looking at the old menus etc. You don't have to spend a lot of time here but it's worth a peek for a while. While we...More

Thank houstonnative47
Reviewed 5 March 2018

This is not a large place but the person in charge was very friendly and knowlegeable. So you really be there for any great length of time.

Thank Jack1982
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

My son (8yr) and I went here because he really likes trains. The docent have a mini tour of the building and the history behind the museum. There was a model train inside that ran on its own with really cool figurines. T his is...More

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