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Charlemagne's Kingdom

8808 N Main St, Helen, GA 30545-2335
+1 706-878-4004
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Cool to Look at for about 5-10 Minutes

Yes, I can tell a lot of time and detailed hand-work went into creating this large model train... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Toni K
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Elberton, Georgia
Hope to see it all working again soon

Very disappointed that none of the trains were operational but I know how much time and money it... read more

Reviewed 17 October 2017
Econo Lodge H
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Helen, Georgia
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good35%
  • Average13%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
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“train display” (7 reviews)
“ho scale” (6 reviews)
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8808 N Main St, Helen, GA 30545-2335
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Yes, I can tell a lot of time and detailed hand-work went into creating this large model train display. I can appreciate the thought and artistry behind that part of it, but the dingy setting and dust-caked models made the experience a little disappointing for...More

Thank Toni K
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

Very disappointed that none of the trains were operational but I know how much time and money it takes to fix things up once broken. We will be back. Hope you get it working soon

Thank Econo Lodge H
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

This was probably a fantastic train display at one time, but it is Not worth $5.00 per person. There were 2 cars running (not whole trains). It needs a good cleaning, several displays have fallen over, most of the little lights either don't work or...More

1  Thank Debbie F
Chad J, Owner at Charlemagne's Kingdom, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2017

I'm sorry you where disappointed. I feel $5.00 is very cheap for all the detail that it has. It was closed for some time before we reopened this wonderful labor of love and we are working very hard to get all the problems fixed. If...More

Reviewed 5 September 2017

I loved HO scale train modeling when I was a kid, if you do too you HAVE to stop and walk around here. Great to support a person's hobby where you can be left dreaming. My young boys ran around and made a friend as...More

Thank Tim H
Chad J, Owner at Charlemagne's Kingdom, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2017

Thank you for your support of this great exhibit and we will continue to work hard at making it a better one on your next trip to Helen. God Bless

Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

I stopped in to the train exhibit based on reviews and a needed break from the sun and humidity. I was charged $5+tax to enter, which was reasonable for the size of the exhibit. You can walk around the exhibit on the ground level but...More

1  Thank Marcy O
Chad J, Owner at Charlemagne's Kingdom, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2017

Thank you for taking the time for this review please stop back by and see us soon we have big plains for the future and with yours and other support we can make it. God Bless

Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

First time here and we were amazed. We know the past history about this place and we are sad on the passing of the owners wife but we are glad the new owners bought this gem. It was an incredible experience and will return.More

Thank jeffrey1967
Chad J, Owner at Charlemagne's Kingdom, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2017

Thank you for posting that we are back open. Me and my family just loved wilily and his wife and my kids just loved the trains. We are working hard to bring this labor of love back to life. It really brings the kid out...More

Reviewed 5 September 2016

We saw advertising for it, wasn't sure what it was by the name. We were walking around Helen and saw it-it's behind a toy store and by the Windmill Hotel. It was closed and also a FOR Sale sign is up .More

2  Thank Sandy6316
Chad J, Owner at Charlemagne's Kingdom, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2017

Under New Management & Re-opened Summer 2017 Mr. Lindhorst retired after this review was written, but his attraction was saved and reopened by new owners Tyanna and Chad Jackson, who also operate the Heidi Motel with a windmill next door and the Outpost Gold &...More

Reviewed 2 February 2016

I have been to Helen several times and always made it my priority to see Charlemagne's Kingdom. It was a magical place and I always saw different things each time. It was always well taken care of and well loved by its owners. I introduced...More

4  Thank ritatrn
Chad J, Owner at Charlemagne's Kingdom, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2017

Under New Management & Re-opened Summer 2017 Mr. Lindhorst retired after this review was written, but his attraction was saved and reopened by new owners Tyanna and Chad Jackson, who also operate the Heidi Motel with a windmill next door and the Outpost Gold &...More

Reviewed 2 January 2016 via mobile

Very disappointed. It was closed and had a for sale sign out front. Nothing on web site either about them being closed. Was looking forward to seeing.More

7  Thank Anthony P
Chad J, Owner at Charlemagne's Kingdom, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2017

Under New Management & Re-opened Summer 2017 Mr. Lindhorst retired after this review was written, but his attraction was saved and reopened by new owners Tyanna and Chad Jackson, who also operate the Heidi Motel with a windmill next door and the Outpost Gold &...More

Reviewed 25 November 2015

Very disappointing. There was a trash bag that had burst open in front of one of the doors, and bits and pieces of trash littering the ramp up to the doors. We had really been looking forward to visiting this neat place, but it appears...More

2  Thank Brumley P
Chad J, Owner at Charlemagne's Kingdom, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2017

Under New Management & Re-opened Summer 2017 Mr. Lindhorst retired after this review was written, but his attraction was saved and reopened by new owners Tyanna and Chad Jackson, who also operate the Heidi Motel with a windmill next door and the Outpost Gold &...More

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Under New Management & Re-opened Summer 2017 Mr. Lindhorst retired in 2015, but his attraction was saved and reopened by new owners Tyanna and Chad Jackson, who also operate the Heidi Motel with a windmill next door and... More
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Under New Management & Re-opened Summer 2017 Mr. Lindhorst retired in 2015, but his attraction was saved and reopened by new owners Tyanna and Chad Jackson, who also operate the Heidi Motel with a windmill next door and the... More
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Under New Management & Re-opened Summer 2017 Mr. Lindhorst retired in 2015, but his attraction was saved and reopened by new owners Tyanna and Chad Jackson, who also operate the Heidi Motel with a windmill next door and the... More
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