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Bourton Model Railway Exhibition

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Box Bush High Street | High St., Bourton-on-the-Water GL54 2AN, England
+44 1451 820686
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Toy shop with an elaborate train - I'd give it 3 1/2 stars

It's a toy shop but in the back you pay something like 2 pounds to enter their train exhibit. The... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Los Angeles, California
Model Railway

At the back of the Model Railway Shop is the exhibition. It was £2.50 each to enter, but no... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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  • Average15%
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Box Bush High Street | High St., Bourton-on-the-Water GL54 2AN, England
+44 1451 820686
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It's a toy shop but in the back you pay something like 2 pounds to enter their train exhibit. The exhibit is impressive, with toy trains displayed as dioramas. It's cute, not a destination to head towards, but if you are in town and want...More

Thank Goober818
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

At the back of the Model Railway Shop is the exhibition. It was £2.50 each to enter, but no photography. There were 3 rooms to explore. The first layout was quite large & complex. There were buttons so participants could run the trains themselves. The...More

Thank noorcaughley
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Quite good for model railway buffs. You can spend some time in here operating the trains and signals. Only dissapointment is they won't let you take photos and this is my major hobby when I am on holiday, so I don't think I would visit...More

Thank Gavin B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Frankly, I didn't think this attraction was worth the price of admission. There was once decent train layout that had a night/day function. There were two much smaller layouts that allowed children to start and stop trains. Only some of the trains were actually working....More

Thank Pashamarsh
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A good range of layouts with interactive buttons to press. However a little more instructions such as press and hold until the train moves and a less stern 'No photos allowed' would be nice

Thank AndyDaviesmd
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

A great value activity; a must see in our opinion. My wife loves trains and really enjoyed our visit.

Thank jonnybid79
Reviewed 11 August 2017

Loved the exhibitions. Really great sets. Lots of hard work have gone into this. One part allows you to control the different vehicles - great for adults and children.

Thank DerbyshireCook
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

We popped in yesterday, it's timeless - it hasn't changed in all the years I've visited. So lovely to see such detail. There's so much going on you have to really spend a bit of time focussing on bits at a time to really take...More

Thank Sharon c
Reviewed 3 August 2017

Spent over 1 hour looking at the layouts which were very professional and extremely interesting even for someone who spends a lot of time visiting steam railway stations all over the country

Thank Patricia T
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

Good value..very interesting..lots to see, 7 rooms of history! Once paid entrance fee you could go out and come back in during the same day if you wished, which we didnt do but great idea! Spent the morning here.

Thank Andyalison123
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13 September 2017|
Response from Sanfidele | Reviewed this property |
Hi Suggest you look at their their website. The opening hours vary throughout the year. Shop Opening Times June - August Open daily 9.30am - 5.00pm, Sundays 11.00am - 5.00pm September - May (Excluding January) Mon... More
GerrySebby S
22 January 2017|
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Response from Ian H | Reviewed this property |
It was :- June to August: Exhibition open from 11 AM til 5 PM Shop open from 9:30 from 5 PM September to May: Exhibition open on weekends from 11 AM til 5 PM Shop open Monday to Saturday from 9.30 AM til 5 PM
Theresa C
6 February 2015|
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Response from oliveScotland | Reviewed this property |
Might be....open but closed when we went.