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Penola Fantasy Model Railway

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Fantastic for kids

Wow this is such a colourful , fantasy place, with quizzes and trains and years of work well done... read more

Reviewed 8 May 2017
Hammie R
via mobile
A great place for kids and kids at heart

We've come back here a few times and it always brings a smile to our faces. The amount of detail... read more

Reviewed 17 April 2017
BomberH18
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Adelaide, Australia
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4 weeks ago
“Good place to take the kids”
7 Sep 2017
“I found the staff to be extremely rude and dogmatic”
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Riddoch Street, Penola, South Australia, Australia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

fantasy place with quizzes and trains and years of work put into it, the fella that runs it is quite eccentric

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank bundycowgirl
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Not very interesting. The workmanship on the model railway was disapointing. There was a lame seek and find quiz that was given to you upon arrival, even if you didn't want to participate. Staff quite aggressive when I said I wasn't keen on doing it.

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank SandyMBowles
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

Wow this is such a colourful , fantasy place, with quizzes and trains and years of work well done. I had more fun than the kids not expensive and the people are lovely. The man who gave the tour was so eccentric just loved it....More

Date of experience: January 2017
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Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

We've come back here a few times and it always brings a smile to our faces. The amount of detail and the thought and effort is really amazing. Thanks Graham and Rose!

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank BomberH18
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Cripes we loved this. It's about as weird as it gets but took me all the way back to being a kid again. The owners have obviously spent years and thousands of hours building this attraction. Good for them. This attraction is fabulous and dripping...More

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank TwoSheds57
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

We took our young son & 2 teenage cousins and we all had fabulous time at this quirky place. Great displays and fun puzzles to complete for prizes. Very original. Graham is a wealth of knowledge and as a retired teacher, excellent with kids. Rosies...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank sheilariser
Reviewed 24 October 2016

The place is amazing with what must be thousands of kids toys in various dioramas around a central theme of a fantasy model railway. The work that Graham and Rosie put into the place is staggering but it is a bit kitch. Definitely recommended for...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank SandyPaw O
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Graham is a very passionate train enthusiast. He loves creating a world for kids. There is something for little kids and big kids. His displays are extensive and games are fun. He and his wife are very eccentric and I don't mind this but it...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Penelope A
Reviewed 22 July 2016

We visited the fantasy model railway on a rainy winters day with our 3 children aged 3, 7 and 8. From the moment we walked across the troll bridge our children were entralled. The bright colours of the fantasy world came alive. Rose and Graham...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank karen13212016
Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

I'm still so confused . Friendly service, actually a bit too friendly. I appreciate all the effort put into it and you can see the passion in Graham's work but something didn't seem quite right. We just wanted the opportunity to walk around but there...More

Date of experience: July 2016
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