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The Kruger Street Toy & Train Museum

144 Kruger St, Wheeling, WV 26003-5158
+1 877-242-8133
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Don’t be fooled-check it out

Decided to visit as our 2 year old grandson is obsessed with trains. Pulled into the lot on. Su day... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Melinda M
Great Museum, Great Fun!

On the way to the Oblebay Festival of Lights we saw a sign on the highway for the Toy Museum and... read more

Reviewed 15 January 2018
Timothy M
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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Housed in a restored Victorian school, The Kruger Street Toy & Train Museum boasts an impressive collection of tens of thousands toys and trains.
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“slot cars” (7 reviews)
“on display” (12 reviews)
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144 Kruger St, Wheeling, WV 26003-5158
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+1 877-242-8133
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"gift shop"
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Decided to visit as our 2 year old grandson is obsessed with trains. Pulled into the lot on. Su day and an employee was standing outside and not another car in site. They have a caboose outdoors that you can walk up to and my...More

Thank Melinda M
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Reviewed 15 January 2018

On the way to the Oblebay Festival of Lights we saw a sign on the highway for the Toy Museum and stopped on a whim. What a great choice! As a couple of older Baby Boomers, this museum had every toy that my lady friend...More

Thank Timothy M
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Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

So many vintage toys from my childhood. Working train sets, slot cars, and Kinex you can check out and play with. Wonderful staff. Free pinball. “Loo” the cat works there, he’ll follow you around making sure your not doing anything hanky. Groupon coupon available!

Thank Klarke C
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Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

We took our 5 grandchildren ranging in age from 6 to 15. There was something for all of them. There are alot of interactive toys for all ages. It was also fun to see the wide collection of older and vintage toys. Well worth the...More

Thank Diane W
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Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

We weren’t sure what to expect at this museum. From the moment we arrived, the woman working there was welcoming and kind. She explained the layout and sent us on our way. There were so many toys to look at on the first floor. They...More

Thank vacamom3
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Reviewed 9 November 2017

We have gone past this museum for years, but never stopped. This time we paid them a visit. We really enjoyed the museum. They have many trains, toys, etc. They are displayed in an old elementary school. It's a beautiful old building, but has lots...More

Thank Jack B
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Reviewed 5 October 2017

I was a bit tentative to try this out at first as it was pretty quiet on a Monday morning and we were tentative about the $10 per person entry. Turned out very happy to have paid...well worth it. Many of the exhibits took us...More

Thank Rick M
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Reviewed 1 October 2017

The collection consists of over 400,000 items so I know we only saw a snipit of what they have and we saw a lot! Very well presented collection of toys from over the years. They are located in a former school which has been well...More

Thank PamRyan
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Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

I was on the fence about going because I was sure the 9 year old would like it - even after reading the reviews. I wanted to see it so we went anyways. She hemmed and hawed when she realized where we were going (I...More

Thank EddieMartini
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Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Fun way to share games the adults in the group played when they were younger with the teens in our group. Some nice opportunities to try out some of the exhibits. I like the wide variety of things on exhibit. It was a nice break...More

Thank somernaut
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