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Centre d'interpretation des Voies Ferrees: Du reel au miniature

1091 Victoria St, Edmundston, New Brunswick E3V 3V5, Canada
+1 506-739-9644
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Good place to visit with potential for more

Our guide was great and we learned a lot about wood and trains. I was, however, disappointed that... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Osiane
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Quebec City, Canada
Excellent place!

I highly recommend visiting this little gem. The guided tour is excellent!Its a great value and... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2018
Leanne Gagnon F
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1091 Victoria St, Edmundston, New Brunswick E3V 3V5, Canada
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+1 506-739-9644
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"recycled materials"
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"hidden gem"
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"guy"
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"memorabilia"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our guide was great and we learned a lot about wood and trains. I was, however, disappointed that the miniature train is not working. The model is awesome and worth a look but I would have appreciated to see a train move on the rail....More

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Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

I highly recommend visiting this little gem. The guided tour is excellent!Its a great value and you'll learn alot.

Thank Leanne Gagnon F
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GeraldineetGuy L, Owner at Centre d'interpretation des Voies Ferrees: Du reel au miniature, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2018

We're glad that you had appreciated our tour and thanks for your comment

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Reviewed 5 July 2018

I confess, I am a train fanatic. I have been involved in model trains since I was a teen and continue to enjoy them. When my wife suggested a shopping trip to Edmundston, I checked for train related things on google. Up popped a CBC...More

Thank Greg W
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Reviewed 11 February 2018

Guy gives an excellent oral history of New Brunswick railways. The collection of old equipment is very interested and the train layout in the basement was fabulous. We did not know of anything that would catch our interest in that area. The neck tie that...More

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GeraldineetGuy L, Owner at Centre d'interpretation des Voies Ferrees: Du reel au miniature, responded to this reviewResponded 13 February 2018

Thanks for your appreciation. It's always a pleasure to received guest like you at our place ...Géraldine

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Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

We stopped for a visit mainly for my 3 year old but myself and my 10 year old ended up loving it as well! So much history, dedication and love put into that place! The owners were extremely accommodating with potty breaks and a nursing...More

Thank Kelsey M
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GeraldineetGuy L, Owner at Centre d'interpretation des Voies Ferrees: Du reel au miniature, responded to this reviewResponded 9 January 2018

You're very welcome. Thank you for your visit. It's our goal to provide all you need for your convenience and for people to had a wonderful tour. Hope to see you in the summer.

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Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

We didn't know what to expect, but boy were we impressed with this hidden gem. The collection of artefacts and memorabilia is extensive. It's a family-run place, and their knowledge and passion for all things rail-related is obvious and infectious. Definitely go here if you're...More

Thank Laura S
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GeraldineetGuy L, Owner at Centre d'interpretation des Voies Ferrees: Du reel au miniature, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2017

Thanks for your review, and we're glad that you enjoyed and appreciate our tour. The passion here is beyong every time we spent and it's because people like you that we continued our journey....

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Reviewed 4 August 2017

Myself and my friend loved our visit to the interpretation centre. You can tell that Guy and Geraldine have poured their heart and soul into this experience. It's also so great that EVERYTHING is recycled materials. This is such a great stop for families! I...More

Thank Abby C
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Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

We arrived 5 minutes before it opened and was met by a girl who looked at our 2 year old and said he wouldn't be interested in the museum and that the train rides wouldn't start until 1 pm today. When I asked if there...More

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GeraldineetGuy L, Owner at Centre d'interpretation des Voies Ferrees: Du reel au miniature, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2017

Hi! Thank you for your review. The visit is concentrated on real artefacts of the railroad and miniature trains, these items can look very fun to grab for a 2 year old and this can cause an immense stress on the parents during the visit....More

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Reviewed 5 July 2017

We got there on July 1st after visiting hours. The owners and their staff gave us a private visit and answered our many questions. Time virtually stopped as we moved from one exhibit to the next. Mr Laforge's passion is contagious. We got ourselves a...More

Thank CasualFmlyTravlr
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GeraldineetGuy L, Owner at Centre d'interpretation des Voies Ferrees: Du reel au miniature, responded to this reviewResponded 6 July 2017

Thanks you for your visit and your appreciation. Have a lot of fun on your family layout. Visitors are always our concern. We make sure that they are treated well to be part of their life's memory.

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Reviewed 17 October 2016

We had originally wanted to tour the car museum but it had just closed for the season. It was pouring with rain that day so the tourist information lady suggestion this place. Had a great time, enjoyed our time with Guy, the owner. Highly recommend...More

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