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Merchants Square Model Train Exhibit

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Amazing! Great for kids

The work and time spent on this miniature village and trains is beyond words! If in the Lehigh... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Brunswick, Maine
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This train display is totally amazing. You will not be disappointed!!! The number of trains running... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Palmerton, Pennsylvania
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The Merchants Square Model Train Exhibit has over 40 model trains rolling down 18,000 feet of track; more than 1,000 miniature structures, some handmade from scratch; 30,000 lights illuminating the stars, sky, moon, and buildings; and a real...more
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Merchants Square Mall, 1901 South 12th St, Allentown, PA 18103
+1 610-797-7743
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The work and time spent on this miniature village and trains is beyond words! If in the Lehigh Valley area this is a must see! Great for all ages. The detail and thought put into this is huge. Do NOT miss this exhibit.

Date of experience: January 2019
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This train display is totally amazing. You will not be disappointed!!! The number of trains running and the displays from towns, theme parks,drive in theater to a ski mountain plus many more is top notch. This train exhibit will entertain toddlers to senior citizens. Very...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Fhockey14
Reviewed 9 December 2018 via mobile

There are many miniature train display in Pennsylvania, some good and some amazing. This is one of the latter. They run "shows," every 30 minutes and then let the display rest for 30 minutes. Unconventional but makes a lot of sense from many points of...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank 2019johnn
Reviewed 4 September 2018

Visited here several months ago with family and was not disappointed. I believe the cost was $8.00 each, not sure about the children. The exhibition show lasts less than an hour but I really enjoyed it. I believe it is worth seeing at least once...

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank miket043
Reviewed 19 August 2018

We have been to quite a few model train exhibits and I think this is the best one we have ever seen! They call it the 8th wonder of the world and while certainly an exaggeration this exhibit has everything. It is not just model...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank irishdi
Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

I was so impressed with the display. I've never seen such attention to detail in a train display. And it was extremely well maintained. Nothing looked old or worn. The designers take great pride in the display. My 11 year old loved it. I will...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank rosa6988
Reviewed 13 May 2018

A bit out of the way but worth the trip. If you're visiting the Mack truck museum this is about 4 blocks away and worth the detour.

Date of experience: April 2018
2  Thank localyocal823
Reviewed 15 February 2018

We were looking for something to do and saw an ad for this place. Glad we did as it was a wonderful experience. Don't have to be a train nut, but there is a kid in all of us. This is on a second floor...More

Date of experience: February 2018
4  Thank Michael B
Reviewed 24 January 2018

We found out about this train and planned a trip for after Christmas because it is open all year long. It was $18, after the $1 coupon we found online, for 2 adults and a child. It was well worth it! The tickets are good...More

Date of experience: January 2018
2  Thank Annie T
Reviewed 16 December 2017 via mobile

We paid $8.00 per adult for the 2:30 pm show the Saturday before Christmas. The sign posted that the next show would begin at 3:30 pm. With 18,000 feet of track to view, we took our time. The thunderstorm begins 15 minutes after you are...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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28 January 2018|
Response from PaleoGypsy | Reviewed this property |
Hello. According to the web site, the model train exhibit is the work of Bernard Steinmacher. I am not sure if he is the proprietor. If you want to contact them, this is the number. 610.797.7743
22 December 2015|
Response from AdVantageV12 | Reviewed this property |
It is around $5 per person - they only take cash There are coupons in the local paper They run on the half hour to let the engines cool down etc ... Call 610-797-7743 for all the info you need or visit the website At... More