Early Holiday Shopping!

October 12, 2017

Why not come to Junction Hobbies and Toys for your holiday shopping this year? Did you know we have a wide selection of Playmobil, the largest selection of Thomas merchandise, AND the largest selection of train tables- ranging from Melissa and Doug, Kidkraft, Bigjigs Rail, and, you guessed it, even Thomas. You know as well as I do that kids […]

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Fun and Unique Train Books for Kids

September 27, 2017

Of course we’ve all heard of the classics, but today we want to celebrate the books that are anything but ordinary! The titles listed in the article below are interactive and offer more than just words on a page. These are your not-so-typical books that deserve a place on your shelf! Wind-Up Train Book This book […]

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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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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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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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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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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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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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Picking the train that’s right for you!

May 11, 2017

If you’ve been to EnterTRAINment Junction  and it has inspired you to get involved in model railroading, you’re in luck! We’ve compiled some tips and tricks for building your own layout so if you’re just getting started, it’s easy! Before getting started though, you need to determine the amount of space you have available and […]

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All Aboard – 5 reasons to build your own model railroad!

May 2, 2017

Model Railroading is a unique craft and hobby suited for all ages.  Some people have spent their whole lives collecting trains all the while building and maintaining the perfect layout. Then there are little ones who have watched in awe, waiting for the day they too could have their very own train set Here are our […]

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Train Crafts for Kids

April 13, 2017

April showers bring May flowers, but what do you do during those rainy days in between? Make crafts of course! We’ve gathered some of our favorite train-themed crafts for your enjoyment!  You can find more ideas on pinterest for rainy day fun! There are plenty of ways to have learn and have fun at the same time […]

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Snack Attack

March 28, 2017

Everyone likes food…especially of the snack variety. Here are some fun and creative snacking ideas perfect for after school creations, celebrating birthday parties, or just plain fun! From cupcakes to fruit – there’s always something to choo-choo choose from! For those artistically challenged like myself… All you need is a conga line of cupcakes and […]

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Here’s an Excellent Birthday Party Idea: Head to EnterTRAINment Junction

March 22, 2017

Everyone deserves a special birthday celebration. Whether you’re searching for the perfect birthday party idea for your child or best friend, EnterTRAINment Junction is the perfect venue. This West Chester, OH, attraction is home to the world’s largest indoor train display and an amazing fun house, so it offers endless excitement for party-goers of all ages and interests. […]

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Behind the Scenes Secrets

March 17, 2017

If you’re looking for something new to experience, try asking for a behind the scenes tour on your next visit to EnterTRAINment Junction! You can take a guided tour underneath the mountains of their display to learn about the secrets of construction, train computerization, and more. The History Learn about the history and how the […]

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5 Fun Birthday Party Themes for Kids

March 1, 2017

It’s time to plan your child’s birthday party and you need inspiration to make it memorable. You want a theme that will be enjoyed by not only the guest of honor but everyone who attends. If you’re looking for fun motifs, EnterTRAINment Junction in West Chester, OH, can help. This railroad museum is southwestern Ohio’s […]

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3 Ways West Chester’s Interactive Railroad Museum Isn’t Just for Kids

February 14, 2017

If you’re looking for a new and exciting experience to share with family members of any age, visit EnterTRAINment Junction in West Chester, OH. This interactive railroad museum is the largest of its kind and can be described as an indoor theme park. It features activities and elements that are fun for adults as well […]

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3 Ways West Chester’s Railroad Museum Helps You Beat Winter Boredom

January 14, 2017

Fending off boredom is a challenge for little ones — and their parents — but it’s not always easy to find fun things to do when the temperature plummets during winter. If you need an exciting activity in a comfortable environment, check out EnterTRAINment Junction in West Chester, OH. Complete with a railroad museum, fun […]

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10 Picnic Spots In Cincinnati Every Family Should Enjoy

April 29, 2016

Clocks have officially sprung forward our days are growing longer and evening hours lighter. Flowers are blooming and spring is in the air. The season of picnics is here for all to enjoy. EnterTRAINment loves Cincinnati, we love everything about the city and we love the deep history and beautiful places for families to enjoy. […]

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