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Western Pennsylvania Model Railroad Museum

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Definitely worth a visit

Great model display of the railway system around Pittsburgh and area neighborhoods. The first... read more

Reviewed yesterday
holiday adventure for kids 2 to 82

A great place to visit around Christmas time. Reminds me of Buhl when i was a kid. Labor of love... read more

Reviewed October 2, 2018
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“Definitely worth a visit”
2 Oct 2018
“holiday adventure for kids 2 to 82”
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...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
5507 Lakeside Dr, Gibsonia, PA 15044-9257
+1 724-444-6944
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Reviewed yesterday

Great model display of the railway system around Pittsburgh and area neighborhoods. The first floor has some hands-on activities for children. Only open from mid November (Thanksgiving) until mid January. Interesting for all ages. Hod dogs and other snacks and drinks available for purchase. This...More

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Reviewed October 2, 2018

A great place to visit around Christmas time. Reminds me of Buhl when i was a kid. Labor of love ceating really interesting scenes of Western PA on a model railroad scale. Nice way to do something different on a cold winters night.

Thank Dwight G
Reviewed August 27, 2018

Display is to high for children to see. I felt the overall display was old looking and dirty. I would not recommend this for children . Found it to be boring.

Thank Alice S
Reviewed August 10, 2018

We visited in the winter months with another couple as the 'guys' both like trains. What a surprise to see the display, which is open year round (but with limited hours -- so call or check before coming). Even non train enthusiasts will enjoy and...More

Thank NancyRobert
Reviewed July 15, 2018

Great setup , which is a trip from Pittsburgh to Cumberland Md.Very detailed and always a work in progress.

Thank stnmaddjack
Reviewed February 4, 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 donnacA7476MA
Reviewed January 4, 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
Reviewed January 1, 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

Thank cwsth29
Reviewed December 30, 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

Thank Mountaineer2015
Reviewed November 19, 2017 via mobile

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

Thank dougspies
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