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Wonderful & Quirkie

An amazing & extremely interesting little museum that is well worth a visit, even if it off the... read more

Reviewed 16 October 2018
Chris E
Deserves more notoriety.

Tucked away at a place comically called Tumble Down Farm is a large museum of model trains set out... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2018
Cornwall, United Kingdom
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Tumble Down Farm | Tolgus Mount, Redruth TR15 3TA, England
+44 1209 211191
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Reviewed 16 October 2018

An amazing & extremely interesting little museum that is well worth a visit, even if it off the beaten track

1  Thank Chris E
Reviewed 2 October 2018

Tucked away at a place comically called Tumble Down Farm is a large museum of model trains set out in scenic landscapes and stations. I visited on an open day and one building was designated to large, working Mecanno models. Outside there is a small...More

1  Thank ewanatflat
Reviewed 1 October 2018

We enjoyed a great visit with our 3-year-old who loved looking at all the trains, playing with the ones you're allowed to play with, and riding on the train ride, which is around a field but bigger than expected. It was a nice sunny day...More

1  Thank c0rnishHK
Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

The Mosely toy and train museum is a delightful trip down memory lane.a place to visit for Children from 8 to 80. A privately owned, volunteer staffed surprise. Ride on the mine railway after seeing the many model train layouts and mechano marvels ,after a...More

1  Thank George H
Reviewed 28 August 2018

A great place for kids of all ages up to and including my 90 year old Dad. Its free run by enthusiastic, knowledgeable and friendly volunteers. Lots of model railway layouts and meccano models. Cup of tea cakes and a train ride...whats not to like.

1  Thank aggiebob2016
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Clearly a hobby that has got out of control, Mr Saxton and his group of volunteers have created a fascinating museum. If you like old toys, models and especially Meccano and trains this is for you I have never seen so much vintage Meccano in...More

1  Thank boxjanner
Reviewed 20 August 2018

My friend and I, both in our 80's, were intrigued by the sign to the Hornby and Meccano museum, both of which had provided us with many happy hours of enjoyment, when we were young. Having parked in the car park, we were admiring a...More

1  Thank Barry C
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

This place was one of the highlights of our holiday. Having read the 'disgruntled couple's poor review of it we thought it sounded like exactly our kind of place!! and it was- we all loved it. Run by really kind, lovely people who were a...More

1  Thank dorysmummy
Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

OK.... so just to set expectations this place is basically a shed on a farm, one room full of model trains and one room with a few large meccano models. Great if you’re really into one or both of those things, otherwise not much to...More

Thank House-n-wheels
Reviewed 18 June 2018

We spent a very enjoyable afternoon at the Mosely Museum. Train enthusiasts love the model railways and the Mechano models on display are fascinating. The trip on the train is the highlight of the visit and the friendly proprietors add to the experience .There are...More

2  Thank paulaandbobby
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17 May 2016|
Response from Pioneer802764 | Reviewed this property |
The Museum is open Monday and Thursday afternoons, but will open any time, if the owners are available. I hope you go see, it's a great little attraction John
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