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DREAM for Modeltrainfriends

This is an absolute must to see for everyone, train enthusiast or not. See how far you can strech a... read more

Reviewed 23 September 2018
Jon G
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Sarpsborg, Norway
Are you crazy about trains ;-)

If you're crazy about train's you should definitely take the opportunity to visit this place. It's... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2018
MortenHaa
,
Fredrikstad, Norway
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Gamlebyen Miniature Railroad is located in the Old Town of Fredrikstad, Norway. The exhibition is made out of 400 sq.m. with approx 2 km of railway and scenery. The operation of the over 30 different trains are computer operated, providing a rich...more
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Voldgaten 8, Fredrikstad 1632, Norway
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Reviewed 23 September 2018

This is an absolute must to see for everyone, train enthusiast or not. See how far you can strech a hobby with all its creativity and modern day electronics . I come here 2 times a year and it never stops impressing me

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Jon G
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

If you're crazy about train's you should definitely take the opportunity to visit this place. It's the biggest setup of model railway in the Nordic. Great place with great people!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank MortenHaa
Reviewed 27 September 2017

I had the concierge of our hotel check the website for me, because it is in only Norwegian to make sure it would be open on Tuesday in September. It said it was... but when we got there it was closed and the sign said...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Bonni O
Jonas B, Informasjonssjef at Gamlebyen Miniature Railroad, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

Hello Thank you so much for the feedback. We are sorry for the inconvenience! We are open all weekends Sat and sundays year around. The hotel concierge must have mistaken our summer opening hours lasting until 20th august. We are sorry for the incident, wish...More

Reviewed 27 August 2017

I love trains. That's why I wanted to visit this unique little "museum." It seems that this lucky man has been able to turn his hobby into a way to make a living. There are so many trains, and so much scenery! If you are...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Tessie M
Reviewed 20 April 2017

This model railway exhibition (modelljernbanesenter) in a detailed landscape and consisting of 30 computercontrolled train sets is well worth a visit. Here is also a model layout of Gamlebyen itself. Very good for families with children. There is a related shop inside and a cafeteria...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank T3T
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Interested in small scale railways? Like to see how far you can take your obsession for modelrailway and trains? Come here, get inspired.

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank Truls_Gudvar_Paulsen
Reviewed 2 October 2016

The trains snake through several rooms and run at various levels across bridges and through tunnels. Lots of fun. Great for kids. Middling standard for model railroading - it is built with sectional track. There are loads of building structures - all plastic kits. No...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank cgny1fwd
Reviewed 25 August 2016

Inside some of the old buildings there are Connected a miniature Railroad. There is altso a litle cafeteria.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Fleming W
Reviewed 24 August 2016

One rainy day I took my 3 grandchildren Marey 7 and Lucian and Bodhi both 9 loved the gigantic miniature railroad museum! The would almost not wanted to leave after 2 hours.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank trygvee2016
Reviewed 21 August 2016

Exciting and very natural model railway, it covers several different rooms/landscapes, where the trains travel between the different rooms. Very interesting for both young and old kids.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Øystein E
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Response from Eirik Magnus B | Reviewed this property |
Opening hours for this museum:.Saturdays from 11 pm to 16 am. Sundays from 12 am to 16 am. Furthermore it is possible to make an appointment for visits for groups by phone +4790509874. I can realy reconmet to make a visit.
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