Fans of model trains should not miss the Merchants Square Model Train Exhibit! Located in nearby Allentown, PA, this exhibit is incredible and definitely worth the trip. Plus, it’s located inside the popular Merchants Square Mall, which houses even more great stores and restaurants. Find out more about why you should visit this great attraction!
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Visit Merchants Square Model Train Exhibit
You won’t believe your eyes when you step into Merchants Square Model Train Exhibit. The main display is over 78 feet long and 36 feet wide, with a 16 by 24-foot lake that has real water. It even produces clouds and rain inside. The other exhibits are smaller but no less impressive. You’ll discover more trains than you can count, all with intricate details. There are also four underground subways and elevated, pantograph electric, steam, and diesel trains.
There is More to See Than You Can Imagine
If you thought impressive trains were the only structures on display at the model train exhibit, think again. The model train exhibit also includes thousands of other intricately designed structures to observe. Just to name a few, you’ll also find a 60-piece amusement park, a large-scale railroad yard, a ski area with over 20 operating ski rides and skate ponds, a circus, and a drive-in movie theater that actually plays a movie! As you observe these displays, keep in mind that many of the pieces are individually handcrafted and every piece was placed with extreme attention to detail.
Visiting the Exhibit is Easy
Admission to the Model Train Exhibit is just $8 for adults, $6 for senior citizens, and $3 for children aged five to 12. The Model Train Show begins every 30 minutes, though visitors are welcome to watch the show multiple times. The ticket is good for the entire day so feel free to sit and watch all you’d like!
There are More Lehigh Valley Attractions are Nearby
The model train exhibit is conveniently located inside the Merchants Square Mall. After you view the exhibit, you can spend your day in the surrounding shopping area. It is filled with specialty shops, antiques, and collectibles that you can’t find anywhere else. In addition, the model train exhibit is just minutes from other great Lehigh Valley attractions the America On Wheels Museum, and the DaVinci Science Center.
Visit the Model Train Exhibit and Stay with Us!
After you’re done exploring the Merchants Square Model Train Exhibit, return to the beautiful Sayre Mansion for a night of rest and relaxation. Our bed and breakfast combines rustic charm and comfort with modern amenities like a Tesla charging station. With luxurious rooms to stay in at night and a delicious breakfast to enjoy in the morning, you’re sure to have a wonderful vacation when you stay at Sayre Mansion.
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