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Famous Trains, Derby

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Specialty Museum · Hidden Gem · Museum
The Famous Trains model railway is in Markeaton Park, Derby, near the roundabout on the Derby ring road at the A38/A52 junction. We are open every Saturday, Sunday and Monday from 11am to 4pm (but check our web site for Christmas and New Year openings). All visitors are welcome. Our entrance fee (£2 adult, £1 child, £4 family) is less than any other free-standing permanent model railway in the country.
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  • I recently visited this attraction for the second time. It's a great place to visit to see all of the layouts of which most were working. On the large layout there was a wide range of model trains...  more »
  • Spent a lovely afternoon looking at the beautifully made layouts and the little trains. The 6 and 3 year olds loved pushing the buttons to make the trains run and the staff were very friendly and...  more »
  • Kids were rushing around trying to answer the quiz ,loved finding the buttons to press, and the Hogwart model was fantastic . Kids aged 4 and 9 👍
  • Lovely trains model museum. Located inside the park next to the main car park. Reasonable prices for the tickets. Very knowledgeable and friendly staff. Place in a bit too small. But if you are interested in trains, you could spend an hour here. Lovely selection of train models. I liked the Hogwarts Express the best as I am a Harry Potter fan.

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