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Choo Choo Barn

226 Gap Rd, Route 741 East, Strasburg, PA 17579-1478
+1 717-687-7911
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This is so beautiful, that we spent a whole hour simply examining the tiny little details. It is an... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Rami Z
Good fun

Only problem here was that a coach party of 40 OAPS arrived just before we did so we were asked to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
madbird55
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Over 70 years in the making, this gigantic model train layout is still owned and operated by the Groff family. Master modeler, Tom Groff, designs and adds new animations, scale buildings and local scenes each year. See a fire engine race to the rescue to put out the fire at a burning house – with real water! Watch in awe as night falls over Traintown, USA. You’ll recognize local landmarks like Dutch Wonderland and the Strasburg Railroad – in detailed miniature! This is much more than a train display – it is an amazing, hand-built work of art.
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  • Very good20%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“all ages” (36 reviews)
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226 Gap Rd, Route 741 East, Strasburg, PA 17579-1478
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+1 717-687-7911
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This is so beautiful, that we spent a whole hour simply examining the tiny little details. It is an amazing place for kids of all ages and adults

Thank Rami Z
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Only problem here was that a coach party of 40 OAPS arrived just before we did so we were asked to return later. Luckily we had time to do this. It was a well laid out model railway great for kids and adults. Highlight had...More

Thank madbird55
Reviewed 1 week ago

Huge toy train layout, many different scenes and a challenge to answer a sheet of questions that immerse you in the whole set. Ingenious! Been here before and am looking forward to coming back next time we will be through the area.

Thank binniedavid
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wow. Love this place. Each time you walk around this set up you will see some thing else Will be back on next trip.

Thank Gary M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice place to visit, very talented display. I think $7.50 a person is a little high but a nice visit.

Thank Shanesdad129
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The ingenuity and imagination in this display is amazing. Then it is combined with highlighting things from the community is just great. Will definitely get you and your kids to put the electronics away except to take pictures. This is a great example of true...More

Thank Jkenney58
Reviewed 11 September 2017

All about little trains, towns, countryside, going by the circus, and everything else. everything you could imagine and all about ;little trains. You will certainly enjoy this stop

Thank Don B
Reviewed 8 September 2017

The layout is extensive and very detailed. Owners give a good representation of Lancaster County. They close down to clean/maintain every January and it shows. Everything always works. The display is terrific from a base ball game, to a circus parade, to a barn building...More

Thank R F
Reviewed 3 September 2017

The choo choo barn is a must see for everyone not only artists but every one will enjoy it. The minuter is huge and amazing!!

Thank cleantravler
Reviewed 2 September 2017

This is a nice attraction to take kids. They have a scavenger hunt throughout the train display to keep kids interested in the display.

Thank ritasam2016
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Checur
22 October 2015|
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Response from choochoobarn | Property representative |
Hello! The admission is $7.50 for adults, $4.50 for kids (ages 3-11) and under 3 is free! We hope to see you soon!
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Nancy W
13 July 2015|
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Response from ChooChooBarn1961 | Property representative |
Hi! Yes, the Choo Choo Barn is definitely appropriate for your group! The tour is self guided so you can stay as long as you'd like. We recommend to allow at least 45 minutes, but you're certainly welcome to stay longer! We... More
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