Active play birthday party ideas

May 25, 2019

What’s a birthday party without fun activities?! We’ve compiled a list of some of our favorite “active play” birthday party ideas that are sure to keep kids happy and, well, active! Coal Toss To set up for this game, place a box (or two boxes if you want to race!) on the ground which will […]

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Summer Fun with EnterTRAINment and Coney Island

May 18, 2019

Our Spring Celebration special has FLOWN by! At EnterTRAINment Junction, we couldn’t be more excited to jump into SUMMER FUN here at the world’s largest train display. Starting on May 25th, whenever you buy a full price Do-It-All ticket, you’ll get a ticket to Cincinnati’s Coney Island good for the classic rides! The park has rides like the […]

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Welcome back, train rides!

May 9, 2019

The weather is finally turning nice (well, minus the rain!) so we are happy to announce that the outdoor rides will be open weekends in May weather permitting! Starting Memorial Day weekend the rides will be running every day through the end of summer. (Again, weather permitting!) We have two outdoor train rides at EnterTRAINment Junction and […]

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Our favorite train museums

May 2, 2019

If you ever want to learn about the history of model railroads, see cool artifacts from back in the day, and learn how railways impacted U.S. history, look no further! We’ve compiled a list of some of our favorite (nearby) train museums! THE KENTUCKY RAILWAY MUSEUM The Kentucky Railway Museum is a non-profit organization. The goal […]

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Tips for your next train journey visit

April 27, 2019

In order to get the MOST out of your time at EnterTRAINment Junction, we’ve provided some helpful tips that you’ll want to consider for your next visit! DO-IT-ALL Ticket! This is our BEST deal and it will give you access to all of our attractions! You’ll get to experience the Train Journey which includes the […]

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Kids’ Birthday Parties: Dos and Don’ts

April 19, 2019

There have been a few blog posts that have gone out recently focusing on kids’ birthday parties. One thing that we haven’t discussed  are some frequently asked questions that people have when it comes to planning the big day such as who to invite, how long a party should last, what kind of party you […]

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Themed parties!

April 11, 2019

One of our most popular birthday party themes is…TRAINS! Can you believe it?! Who wouldn’t want to have a train or a Thomas themed party! We have all the decorations, plates, cups, napkins, and even goodie bags on site so no need to run out and buy anything! We can even pick up the cake […]

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Time for a party!

April 5, 2019

Here at EnterTRAINment Junction we LOVE celebrating birthdays! In fact, we have the perfect way to help you celebrate -whether the birthday guest is turning 1 years old or 99 years old – our facility has everything you need for the celebration of the year! When you have your birthday party at EnterTRAINment, you are […]

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Calling all teachers and camp counselors!

March 28, 2019

One of the missions of EnterTRAINment Junction is to educate and entertain people on the importance of railroads throughout history. EnterTRAINment was specifically designed with school groups in mind and is the perfect venue for learning in a fun environment! So why is EnterTRAINment Junction so great for field trips and summer camps?! 1. Shhhh! […]

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g’day, mate! Riding the rails in Sydney

March 20, 2019

A couple weeks ago I spent some time in Australia and New Zealand. (Two of my favorite places!) While I was visiting Australia, I traveled to the Blue Mountains which is just outside of Sydney. What a lot of people don’t know is that it’s home to the world’s steepest (passenger) incline railway. If you’re […]

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Tips to stay healthy

February 28, 2019

When it comes to staying healthy, EnterTRAINment understands the importance of a clean facility which involves sanitizing the kids play structure every night, cleaning counter tops, and offering hand sanitizer at different locations throughout our facility. Not to mention, we get a LOT of compliments on how clean our restrooms are. (Way to go, Scottie and crew!) Even […]

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It’s here!!

February 21, 2019

It’s here!! EnterTRAINment Junction: The Making of a Masterpiece We couldn’t be more excited to announce that our BOOKS have finally arrived!! They are available for purchase in our Gift Shop and online so we definitely recommend purchasing one! (Or 10!!)    We have been asked since we first opened if we have a “making of” book […]

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These are a few of my favorite scenes

February 16, 2019

This blog entry features some of my personal favorite scenes depicted in EnterTRAINment Junction’s layout. There are so many amazing and hand crafted details, I could write a whole book on that alone! Nonetheless, here are my top 4 favorite scenes: The drive in has definitely progressed throughout the years and is easily one of my […]

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Learn your locomotives!

February 8, 2019

It’s funny how I could work at EnterTRAINment Junction for so many years and not fully understand the mechanics of trains and how they work. I did a little research in our American Railroad Museum and decided to share my findings in this blog! How STEAM LOCOMOTIVES operate: Fuel (wood or coal) is burned in […]

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Learn your scales!

January 29, 2019

  Model trains are almost as old as the railroad industry itself, dating back almost 150 years. In the beginning, the trains were more like toys and there was virtually no compatibility between brands. As time passed, however, manufacturers started building standard scales which are outlined below: G scale trains were introduced by Lehmann Big Trains […]

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Top 5 Questions We Get Asked

January 23, 2019

1. How do we clean the display? Very, very, carefully! It’s a slow and tedious process, but the main idea is to spray the majority of things down with a light spray of water. This helps cause the dust to sink to a point where you can’t see it anymore. We don’t ever use compressed […]

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Happy 2019!

January 3, 2019

We hope you, your family, and friends have had an awesome start to 2019! We are looking forward to many changes and advancements here at the Junction this year. -One of the biggest and most exciting additions is something that isn’t quite official yet. We’re 80% sure it’s going to happen, but unfortunately I’m not […]

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So long, 2018!

December 28, 2018

We’ve had a lot of upgrades and new additions at EnterTRAINment this past year. 2018 has flown by so we’ve compiled a list of things that were accomplished this past year: -One thing that is a continual work in progress is upgrading all the electronic PLC’s. A good majority of it is now complete and has saved a […]

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Santa snacks!

December 20, 2018

Who says Santa is limited to his sleigh?! We’ve compiled a list of fun Christmas craft/snack ideas for you to enjoy! The holidays are the perfect time for baking and snacking so why not try some of these easy creations! 1. To create a graham cracker train you’ll need: -12 whole graham crackers -12 chocolate […]

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Stocking Stuffers!

December 13, 2018

It’s that time of year again and we get shoppers come in every day trying to find the perfect stocking stuffers for their friends and family! We’ve compiled a list of some our absolute favorites which we carry in our gift shop and in Junction Hobbies and Toys: Mad Mattr Mad Mattr is a stretchy new material […]

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