4 Fun Facts You’ll Learn While Visiting the American Railroad Museum

September 12, 2017

Whether you’re a model train fanatic or you want to get the kids out of the house for the weekend, it’s easy to have a blast at EnterTRAINment Junction’s American Railroad Museum in West Chester, OH. In addition to seeing the world’s largest train display, visitors to the museum will learn a host of facts and anecdotes to […]

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Safety Tips for Model Trains

September 5, 2017

For model train enthusiasts, creating a train display is both exciting and challenging. Detailed train displays take great skill to design and set up. Besides organizing your scene and carefully plotting each section, it’s also important to remember key safety tips for model train usage. EnterTRAINment Junction in West Chester, OH, lists some important tips […]

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Wedding Bells in the Air

August 31, 2017

Wedding bells are in the air and EnterTRAINment Junction is a wonderful place to host your special day! We’ve done rehearsal dinners, ceremonies, and receptions! We’ve listed some reasons below why EnterTRAINment is the perfect backdrop for your wedding. First and foremost, EnterTRAINment Junction is UNIQUE! It provides an intimate atmosphere with immersive theming which means […]

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A Day in the Life of the Train Master!

August 23, 2017

This week we’re going to take an inside look at our Train Master, Larry, and some of what his job entails! A typical day for Larry involves coming in early to work (usually as early as 6:00am!) so he can prep new locomotives, repair locomotives/rolling stock, fix burned out wiring, and sometimes even make parts…. all before the EJ day […]

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Train Book Classics!

August 18, 2017

In the continuing spirit of “back to school,” we’d like to share some of our favorite lessons from some of our favorite train books! The Little Red Caboose is about the caboose who is always last. It wants to be as popular as the engine at the front of the train when one day that all […]

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#122 August Status Report

August 12, 2017

This month’s article looks at small details on the EnterTRAINment Junction (EJ) layout, the figures modeling the inhabitants that populate the layout.  As usual the scenes shown will be in the order a visitor would see them while progressing along the EJ layout aisle.  However, this look will confine itself to a very limited area: […]

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Back to School Train Learning Fun

August 11, 2017

Going back to school doesn’t have to bring tears!  There are plenty of ways to learn while continuing to play with trains at the same time! For the young ones there are all sorts of ways to learn the basics- colors, shapes, letters, and numbers. For starters, try a color sorting train! It’s a great […]

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What you can learn from EnterTRAINment Junction’s railroad museum

August 2, 2017

At EnterTRAINment Junction not only do we have the world’s largest indoor train display, but we also have a 5,000 sq foot American Railroad Museum. The museum is divided up into sections which are detailed throughout this article. There are artifacts throughout the museum such as a railroad lantern from the steam era, interactive train quizzes […]

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Fun facts you probably didn’t know about EnterTRAINment’s Train Display

July 25, 2017

1. The waterfall can be seen from each of the three time periods. The reason for this is while everything else (cities, towns, forests) change, the waterfall remains the same throughout the years. 2.Conceptually we wanted to make your walk through the layout so that you can never see the next section. As you walk […]

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It’s All About the Details!

July 21, 2017

One of the most talked about things here at EnterTRAINment Junction is our scavenger hunts! We always have new additions to the display… whether it’s new automations or hidden figures! Some of our most popular scavenger hunts are seasonal. At Christmas we have Santa’s little helpers crusin’ the display, mini pumpkins at Halloween, and the […]

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A Day in the Life of an EnterTRAINment Volunteer

July 12, 2017

Our volunteers here at EnterTRAINment Junction are PRICELESS!! Before we opened we had around 130 volunteers that helped get the train display up and running. Still to this day we have about 30 active volunteers that come in every single week to help maintain and add to our displays. Some of the volunteers come from […]

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#121 July Status Report

This article looks again at a feature reported in a previous article.  It’s the inclined railway in the Middle Period engine servicing facility area of the EnterTRAINment Junction (EJ) layout, (Figure 1).  It’s located behind the roundhouse to the left.  The job of the incline was to transport passengers to and from the roundhouse level […]

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Cincinnati Train Escape

July 6, 2017

The greater Cincinnati area has a wide variety of options for the train lover in your family! If you’re looking to see trains of all shapes and sizes check out some of the options below: –Behringer Crawford is an interactive transportation museum featuring boats, trains, automobiles, artifacts, a street car, and more. –Carillon Park each year […]

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Why EnterTRAINment Junction Is a Perfect Venue for Your Corporate Event

June 28, 2017

Whether you’re planning a celebration or looking for an unusual team-building activity, there are many reasons to hold your next corporate event at EnterTRAINment Junction. This entertainment facility near Cincinnati, OH, appeals to people of all ages, and their staff can customize a package that fits your company’s needs. They will help you plan a […]

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5 Ways to Learn While Having Fun at EnterTRAINment Junction!

June 22, 2017

EnterTRAINment Junction is filled with learning opportunities that are so much fun, the kids won’t even realize they’re learning! At the World’s Largest Indoor train display, our museum and indoor kids play area is the perfect place to help teach your kids, while they get to run jump and play all at once! History The […]

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Join the family and become a member!

June 16, 2017

With almost 4,000 pass holders, EnterTRAINment Junction is sure to be a family favorite! Some of our members visit us multiple times a week and, in just 3 visits, the pass pays for itself.  Not only is EnterTRAINment fun for the whole family, there are plenty of seasonal events to keep you coming back all […]

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#120 June Status Report

June 12, 2017

This article explores the details of a recently added feature in the Early Period logging area of the EnterTRAINment Junction (EJ) layout (Figure 1).  It is what’s called a “Tight Skyline Logging System.”  It’s located across the EJ aisle from the lakeside town with the steamboat. The purpose of the Skyline was to pick up […]

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Add EnterTRAINment Junction to Kid Fun Plans This Summer

May 31, 2017

Every kid looks forward to summer vacation—no school or homework and the opportunity for endless adventures. Brainstorming ideas for kid fun all summer can be a challenge, but there’s no shortage of things to do at EnterTRAINment Junction in West Chester, OH. EnterTRAINment Junction is no ordinary theme park. If your child is a train fanatic, it’s an […]

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A Trip to (Replica) Coney Island

May 24, 2017

If you’ve been to EnterTRAINment you have probably “ooohed” and “ahhed” at the replica Coney Island display featured on the upstairs mezzanine level. Kids can often be heard squealing with delight as the Shooting Star plunges down the first hill.  John Kitterman, along with the help of many volunteers, created this masterpiece which opened in […]

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Top 5 Train Stops Around the World

May 18, 2017

EnterTRAINment Junction is 25,000 square feet of family fun. With over 90 trains and 2 miles of track we think that EnterTRAINment Junction is a given “must-do” for any train lover, but we’ve compiled a list of other neat train attractions to help you plan the perfect vacation for the train lover in your family. […]

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