Raccoons, snakes, and groundhogs, oh my!

August 12, 2019

On Saturday we had a late birthday celebration! Can you believe EnterTRAINment Junction has been around 11 years!?  To help us celebrate our birthday, our friends from ZooPro Adventures came out with some of their animal friends to meet and greet our guests! Pictured below is only part of their set up! Did you know ZooPro […]

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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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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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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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We love our community!

October 18, 2018

Here at EnterTRAINment Junction we LOVE being part of such an amazing community! In addition to giving back to the community in the form of donations, we also offer special discount days for groups such as scouts and homeschool days as well as special rates for field trips and camps. We strive for offering fun […]

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The BIG 1-0!

July 12, 2018

EnterTRAINment Junction is turning 10 this year and we couldn’t be more excited! Time has absolutely flown by for us here at the Junction. With a variety of tourism awards, excellent ratings, and many smiling faces coming through our display on a daily basis, we just want to say THANK YOU for making it all possible! […]

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The making of EnterTRAINment Junction

June 23, 2018

This August EnterTRAINment Junction will be celebrating our 10th ANNIVERSARY!! We couldn’t be more excited and to celebrate I’ve decided to write a mini blog about the making of this wonderful place! EnterTRAINment Junction was dreamt up back in 2003, the building was purchased in 2005, and construction started in 2007. The grand opening was […]

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What to expect in 2018

January 11, 2018

You might recall seeing an article recently about all the new additions to our facility in 2017!  Now, we’re here to discuss what you have to look forward to this coming year! On the technical and maintenance side…. We will be working hard on replacing track in the layout which will help keep everything running […]

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2017 Additions

December 29, 2017

It’s hard to believe that 2017 is already coming to an end, but we’ve had a lot of new additions at EnterTRAINment this year that have been fun and exciting! -One of the most popular additions is the drive in movie theater, which now plays clips of movies! There’s a rotation of 4 movie clips […]

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Building On Up

December 5, 2017

As you walk through EnterTRAINment Junction you can’t help but notice the incredible details of the display along with the impressive buildings and structures throughout. All the buildings are made from scratch and many of the skyscrapers are built by one man, John Kitterman. The name might sound familiar as Kitterman built our Coney Island […]

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Peru Rail

November 18, 2017

I’m excited about this blog post because I finally get to combine my work life and my personal life into one post and talk about something that is near and dear to my heart… travel! I just returned from an amazing journey to South America which included, of course, a train ride to Machu Picchu! […]

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West Chester Railroad Museum Shares a Brief History of Model Trains

November 15, 2017

The train enthusiasts at EnterTRAINment Junction believe the model versions of these powerful machines are among the most iconic toys. Model trains connect generations and bring us back to our youth. They are beloved by kids and adults, and miniature train displays still adorn shop windows during the holidays to bring families together. The railroads helped build […]

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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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Workin’ overtime!

September 21, 2017

Here at EnterTRAINment Junction we take pride in our approximately 90 trains that run throughout our displays. What most people don’t realize is just how much our trains run on a daily basis and the lasting effects of wear and tear that this can cause for our layout. Our museum is open every day during the week […]

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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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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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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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4 Things to Do at Ohio’s Best Railroad Museum & Entertainment Venue

April 29, 2017

If you’re looking for something fun and exciting to do with your family, spend an afternoon at EnterTRAINment Junction in West Chester, OH. Featuring a wide assortment of intriguing attractions, this railroad museum and entertainment facility offers memory-making opportunities for visitors of all ages. It provides plenty of things to enjoy for area residents and […]

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