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A hidden gem

The Mosely toy and train museum is a delightful trip down memory lane.a place to visit for Children... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
George H
Truro, United Kingdom
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A great place for kids of all ages

A great place for kids of all ages up to and including my 90 year old Dad. Its free run by... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Cornwall, United Kingdom
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Tumble Down Farm | Tolgus Mount, Redruth TR15 3TA, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

One man's passion (Colin) for trains and mining, has led to this wonderful collection of model trains, mechanical models and Meccano housed in two large sheds. In addition, there is a shed set up as a mine and an outdoor train to ride in along...More

1  Thank Melanie S
Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

We visited here a few weeks back with 3 young children and a dog, spent just over an hour here. Ran by lovely people, my children enjoyed looking at everything on display and riding on the mini railway. We left a donation not many activities/places...More

1  Thank CornishMaid89
Reviewed 18 September 2017

Read some of the reviews about this place and I was not disappointed. As people have said before, it is a gem of a place and if you love anything to do with trains, large and small, then this is a place not be missed....More

1  Thank Bob D
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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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Yes it's FREE, but please make a donation