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Largest model railroad in western North Carolina housed in the historic train depot in Hendersonville, NC. Includes a 100' X 20' HO scale model railroad in the depot and a real caboose. The club is currently building a 60' X 12' outdoor G scale...more
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The Club is the largest model railroad club in western North Carolina. At one time the club was Hendersonville's depot. In four rooms-lobby & three rooms- is a railroad system of the HO scale that depicted Western Carolina mostly of the 1950's. The first two...More
The group of volunteers that have set up and run this model railroad facility are amazing. The level of detail, the accuracy matching real conditions and the technology used is impressive. Adults and kids alike will be impressed.
We were out sightseeing in the Hendersonville area, and happened to see the depot with a caboose outside, and decided to stop by to check it out. We were glad we did. Inside are several HO scale model railroad sets, many of which are based...More
This is hidden gem in Hendersonville, and a great place to bring kids, especially on a rainy day. A tremendous amount of work went into creating the landscapes where a variety of model trains run between. The club members are very helpful, and dedicated to...More
This was our 1st visit had no idea what to expect but everyone was incredibly welcoming and friendly and we had such a wonderful experience. It was perfect for our kids (6,4,2). They have an area where you can control some Thomas Train engines and...More
I wasn't sure I wanted to spend time visiting a train museum, however, I am glad I did. This is a gem. I had a wonderful visit and spent much more time there then I would have thought possible. Worth the detour.
Since our visit to Hendersonville coincided with the limited hours of the Apple Valley Model Railroad Club, we decided to stop by. We were so glad we did. The club members are so welcoming and informative. It is obvious that these folks have spent numerous...More
If you are a model railroader or history buff this is a must visit place. There are rooms full of operating trains with precision handcrafted buildings and scenery. The club members will guide you through the displays and provide detailed information about trains, local history,...More