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Western Pennsylvania Model Railroad Museum

5507 Lakeside Dr, Gibsonia, PA 15044-9257
+1 724-444-6944
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Train Display

Wonderful place for families to visit around the holidays. In addition to a large model train... read more

Reviewed 4 February 2018
Donna C
Great display!

I took my 85 year old dad to see this display over the Holidays. We both enjoyed the detail that... read more

Reviewed 4 January 2018
Rebecca C
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The WPMRM is a nonprofit organization located in Gibsonia, Pennsylvania, at the intersection of Rt. 910 and Hardt Rd. Our purpose is to promote and preserve the history of railroads in Western Pennsylvania through the hobby of model railroading. Our mission is: to continue the development of a museum which captures in miniature a portion of western Pennsylvania history; to expand the library which houses a collection of reference materials on railroad industry and resources on model railroading; to serve as an educational resource for the people of western Pennsylvania. This in part, is accomplished by the Museum's main attraction, a 40' X 100' scale representation of the tracks between Pittsburgh, Pa. and Cumberland, Md. set in the summer of 1952. In addition to this display, the museum also maintains a collection of historical model train sets and authentic railroad related items dating as far back as the beginning of the 20th century. The Western Pennsylvania Model Railroad Museum holds an Annual Holiday Train show each year starting mid-November and ending in mid-January.
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4 Feb 2018
“Train Display”
4 Jan 2018
“Great display!”
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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5507 Lakeside Dr, Gibsonia, PA 15044-9257
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+1 724-444-6944
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Reviewed 4 February 2018

Wonderful place for families to visit around the holidays. In addition to a large model train display with intricate details, there are plenty of opportunities for young people to have a hands on experience.

Thank Donna C
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Reviewed 4 January 2018

I took my 85 year old dad to see this display over the Holidays. We both enjoyed the detail that they have put into the display spanning from Pittsburgh, PA to Cumberland, MD. There were operating trains too, not just an all stand still display....More

Thank Rebecca C
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Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

My gf and I stopped in to check out the train display. Admission was 8.00 per person. We arrived about a hour prior to closing and that gave us enough time to explore. The display is a smaller version than most displays but it followed...More

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Reviewed 30 December 2017

The Western PA Model Railroad Museum is a scale model railroad stretching from Pittsburgh to Cumberland, MD. My wife and I loved that we could recognize different buildings and landmarks throughout the railroad. In particular, I travel to Cumberland for business a lot and recognized...More

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Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

Great time and very interactive for our kids and adults. Snack shop was great too. Great prices too.

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Reviewed 14 November 2017

This is a great train place for children. They cater to children. Fantastic for it's Christmas display

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Reviewed 31 October 2017

Only open around the holidays, it's a must see with kids or if you love model trains. Very large and impressive layout. Look for the hidden detail as you walk through.

Thank Lawrence T
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