Top 8 Reasons You Have to Bring the Kids to Patcong Valley Model Railway

Posted on: January 4th, 2013 by

 

It’s an annual tradition with us to visit the Patcong Valley Model Railway during the holidays and with 8 quick reasons, we hope it will become one for your family too.

 

8 Reasons You Have to Bring the Kids to Patcong Valley Model Railway

 

  • Where else can your child pretend to be a conductor on the outside train? Bundle up and prepare to get lots of great train-themed photos.

 

Patcong Valley Model Railway in Richland New Jersey

 

 

  • Climb aboard an old-fashioned train of days gone by when you visit the Patcong Valley Model Railway.

 

Patcong Valley Model Railway in Richland New Jersey

 

  • Playtime with trains. The Patcong Valley Model Railway volunteers are so generous with their time and sharing their trains.

 

Patcong Valley Model Railway in Richland New Jersey

 

  •  Pick up a train magazine to bring home and keep their love for trains going.

 

Patcong Valley Model Railway in Richland New Jersey

 

 

  • Maybe win one of the cool daily prizes. Doesn’t this look like an amazing train set to win?

 

Patcong Valley Model Railway in Richland New Jersey

 

  • Ooooh and Awww over miles of HO scale model railroads and 6-8 different trains moving over bridges and hills and through tunnels and towns.

 

Patcong Valley Model Railway in Richland New Jersey

 

  • Time is running out. The Patcong Valley Model Railroad Open House is only open weekends between December and January.

 

Patcong Valley Model Railway in Richland New Jersey

 

  • It’s free. (Donations are appreciated.) Although your donation will allow the Patcong Valley Model Railway Club to continue to operate it’s annual Open House.

 

View more pictures from our 2011 visit to Patcong Valley Model Railway in our Facebook Photo Gallery.

 

The Patcong Valley Model Railway will be open weekends from 10 a.m.-4 p.m with open house dates in December and January. Click on our event listing below for specific dates and times.

 

Patcong Valley Railroad Train Show

 

Patcong Valley Model Railroad Club is located in Richland. Richland is on Route 40 about 10 miles west of Mays Landing.  The building is at about milepost 38.5.  They are directly across the road from Richland Carpets.  The cross streets are Route 40 and Fir Avenue.

 

 

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Jennifer Auer is the hyperlocal mom blogger who runs Jersey Family Fun. From New Jersey, this mom of 3 boys just can’t sit still! Her husband likes to say she’s a work-at-home mom who never stays home. Jennifer started traveling as a child and hasn’t stopped since. Instead of letting her husband and boys slow her down, she brings them along! As her boys transition from tweens to teens there’s still so many places she wants to discover with them both across the U.S. and internationally. She has been a Jersey Girl for 35+ years, and a Jersey Mom for 15+ years and a New Jersey mom blogger for 10 years, although she'd much rather be referred to as an influencer or just by name. She has a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a focus on Entrepreneurship from Bryant University in Rhode Island.

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