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Famous Trains Model Railway

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Based in the buildings next to the main car park, this little gem is great for enthusiasts or... read more

Reviewed November 3, 2018
Derby, United Kingdom
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My son loved his visit

The room isn’t too big but it’s still very impressive. The staff were so helpful and informative... read more

Reviewed September 10, 2018
Ilford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed November 3, 2018 via mobile

Based in the buildings next to the main car park, this little gem is great for enthusiasts or families with small children. Lots of small layouts, with interactive buttons to make trains go or somethings happen. And one large layout with trains working that the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed September 10, 2018 via mobile

The room isn’t too big but it’s still very impressive. The staff were so helpful and informative. There are buttons to press to see what they do, my son enjoyed this very much. There was a section for the kids to play with miniature train...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Naz_Aadam
Reviewed August 30, 2018

set in its own brick built building a must for those with an interest in these model trains situated almost at the entrance to the park edjacent to the car park.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Angela H
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

Lovely visit to the miniature railway today very informative and friendly staff. Great for the children especially the trail finding things and having the push buttons so the children can get involved was good. Enjoyable and only £4 for a family ticket that you can...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Mummy34of2
Reviewed July 28, 2018 via mobile

I visited here on a Saturday with my friend. The model railway was incredible. The time, effort and detail that went into building the setup was amazing. We were given a little tour talk by a really nice gentleman called John who was very knowledgeable...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Kevin M
Reviewed April 2, 2018

Speaking to the staff who were saying they have only been going for 5 years. Very excitable staff member who is loving what he does which is wonderful. For only £2 an adult it's well worth it and some of the accessories on sale are...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed October 24, 2017

Situated in Markeaton Park on the main A38 (opposite McDonalds). Amazing working model railways in various scales. Child friendly with "push buttons" for them to work. Informative staff and exhibition material. Worth every penny of £2 per adult - in fact would have happily paid...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank the_lattersof_sutton
Reviewed August 7, 2017

As we are interested in Heritage railways we decided to check out this place, which has the largest Model railway in the East Midlands. It is run by very pleasant and knowledgeable volunteers who were all keen to explain the history of the local area...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank TheGnosall2
Reviewed June 1, 2017

This is a really excellent place, well worth a visit. This is the type of place that makes England that bit more interesting and I would recommend visiting.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Struan e
Reviewed May 29, 2017 via mobile

A great way to spend an hour if you have a child or children interested in model trains at a very decent cost - £4 for a family, currently. There is a main track occupying one wall, and several smaller tracks around the room, some...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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October 12, 2018|
Response from Naz_Aadam | Reviewed this property |
I remember seeing a dog tied up outside. Not sure if they are allowed in, The place inside is pretty small.