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Marklin Museum

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Even though I am not a model train lover there was plenty of interesting things to look at. This... read more

Reviewed 5 October 2017
grumorf
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Brisbane, Australia
it turns you into a little boy...

very nice museum for everyone. you can spend 1 hour or the whole day to see how detailled they... read more

Reviewed 4 October 2015
mamgoz69
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Reutlingen, Germany
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Oct 5, 2017
“Interesting”
Jan 25, 2017
“A little Underwhelming”
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Reutlinger Str. 2, 73037 Goppingen, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
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Reviewed 5 October 2017

Even though I am not a model train lover there was plenty of interesting things to look at. This town is where they hold a big convention on model trains. About 60000 people attend which is pretty good as the town is only 55000

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 25 January 2017

Märklin is a massive brand, very well respected in the world of model railways. As such, one would expect a lavish exhibition of their products in the form of a large model railway layout. Instead, there are about 3 small active displays. There are some...More

Date of experience: July 2016
2  Thank Zac F
Reviewed 20 December 2016

We were pretty disappointed in this 'museum' which turns out to be a large Marklin model train store with some train layouts. There are a couple of walls of display cases containing almost exclusively old model trains. Where are the old model boats and cars?...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank phebert
Reviewed 5 October 2015

If you are into Continental European model railways, this is the place for you. If not, might be best avoided. For Marklin collectors, the shop is probably an Alladin's cave. Some interest for children - but limited, so probably quite a short visit.

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank Martin97uk
Reviewed 4 October 2015

very nice museum for everyone. you can spend 1 hour or the whole day to see how detailled they built each single scenery. could be boring for the Little one though.

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank mamgoz69
Reviewed 23 September 2015

If in Göppingen this is one of the things you have to see. Märklin history and shop combined but there are also 2 normal train shops in Göppingen that are worth a visit

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank BarryBarry55
Reviewed 24 June 2015

Well wort the visit, a good few models and layouts on display and a great shop with surprisingly good deals for a factory shop. It is reasonably difficult to find so make sure you have a map! There is also a very interesting display on...More

Date of experience: July 2014
Thank JeffyBMagherafelt
Reviewed 20 May 2015

If you're train enthusiast this is must visit place in case you're in stuttgart region. You need to take RB from Stuttgart Hbf to Göppingen Hbf , after getting down take either bus 1 or 6 to the museum and shop. I was expecting it...More

Date of experience: May 2015
1  Thank VikramVI
Reviewed 15 August 2014

It was a very small museum, but it took you through the produced trains of Märklin from the begining to the end,but I had expected more. Don't go to Göppingen only for this I would say. Only spent 20 minutes there. Great for children and...More

Date of experience: August 2014
3  Thank Andreas B
Reviewed 24 July 2014

I'm a long standing Märklin fan (as used to be my dad, who got his first Märklin steam engine in the 1930's) and a Märklin Insider member and I looked forward to my first visit of the Märklin Museum / Experience. But as my wife...More

Date of experience: July 2014
4  Thank JoepC_de_Jong
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