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Gamlebyen Miniature Railroad

Voldgaten 8, Fredrikstad 1632, Norway
+47 905 09 874
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Website is WRONG

I had the concierge of our hotel check the website for me, because it is in only Norwegian to make... read more

Reviewed September 27, 2017
bontof
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London, United Kingdom
Model trains!

I love trains. That's why I wanted to visit this unique little "museum." It seems that this lucky... read more

Reviewed August 27, 2017
Tessie M
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Fort Worth, Texas, United States
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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 experience of the railroad traffic. Don't miss the scale model of the Old Town in the heart of the exhibition.
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  • Poor2%
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Voldgaten 8, Fredrikstad 1632, Norway
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Reviewed September 27, 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

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Jonas B, Informasjonssjef at Gamlebyen Miniature Railroad, responded to this reviewResponded October 3, 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

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Reviewed August 27, 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

Thank Tessie M
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Reviewed April 20, 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

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Reviewed January 2, 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.

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Reviewed October 1, 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

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Reviewed August 24, 2016

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

Thank Fleming W
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Reviewed August 23, 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.

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Reviewed August 20, 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.

Thank Øystein E
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Reviewed August 6, 2016

When visiting the Miniature Railroad museum, I suddenly had a flashback to my kid days of playing with miniature trains and building landscapes for them. Great for kids of all ages!

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Reviewed July 19, 2016 via mobile

We throughly enjoyed our visit. The guy at the desk was nice and welcoming. The amount of detail is fantastic. My son really enjoyed it here and he hasn't stopped playing with his train set since coming home.

Thank Joanna H
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Neil H
November 13, 2015|
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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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