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Bourton Model Railway Exhibition

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Address: Box Bush High Street | High St., Bourton-on-the-Water GL54 2AN, England
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+44 1451 820686
09:30 - 17:00
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Sun 11:00 - 17:00
Mon - Tue 09:30 - 17:00
Fri - Sat 09:30 - 17:00

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Small, but well detailed & interactive layouts

Me and my husband visited the model railway exhibition during our trip to Bourton-on-the-Water, as my other half is a keen model railway enthusiast. It cost a small fee to get in... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Coventry, United Kingdom
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Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We have been visiting this exhibition for many years. Firstly with our children and now with the grandchildren. It never gets old, its great fun pressing the buttons and watching the trains move, Watching all the things that move. Every time we go I notice something new. It is definitely worth the entrance fee. The first exhibit where it goes... More 

Thank Sue S
Ashby-de-la-Zouch, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Been to Bourton twice now and have tried to see this exhibit both times! It never appears to be open! Most disappointing!

Thank alexpratt46
Coventry, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Me and my husband visited the model railway exhibition during our trip to Bourton-on-the-Water, as my other half is a keen model railway enthusiast. It cost a small fee to get in (around £3 each) and there were several displays out. The first of these was a great detailed layout, including a fairground with working rides, which went from day... More 

Thank divatori
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6 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

It's only a small place but the details in the models are amazing there's a room where it goes day to night & the whole track & trains even the cars lights come on really good There are only 3 rooms & not being able to take photos is why I gave it 4 stars not 5

Thank Jonathan H
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25 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Amazing display of working miniature railways, was impressed by the changing of lights from day and night. Also that we could work the trains on the second track. Reasonable price of £3 each.

Thank rmarston
Sydney, Australia
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Kept my 5 year old hooked for half hour just watching all the moving bits in the first exhibit...then another twenty minutes pressing the buttons on the other displays and exhibits.its a rare display that can keep a youngster so entertained for so long, the level of detail and workmanship thats gone into these displays is superb, well worth the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016

The model railway is built very nicely with minute attention to details. Its very captivating and not only kids but even elders can enjoy it.

Thank PriyankN
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

This is an excellent set of working model railway displays. Some of the exhibits are interactive. A great place to visit for adults and children. This looks like a dedicated collector's lifetimes work. A very reasonable ticket price and well worth a look around.

Thank Alexandra C
London, UK
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

Although the Bourton Model Railway Exhibition is not expensive for an individual, when you are paying for a family of four the cost starts to mount up on top of the other attractions in Bourton as you probably won't spend more that about half an hour here. Nevertheless, the model railways are very impressive. There are only about 4 or... More 

Thank RIchard035
Western Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016

Located at the back of a toy store, it is only a few pounds entry but it is really an attraction for serious train enthusiasts.

Thank tinfence

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