Los Angeles, California: Walt Disney's Train Barn

A Disney attraction with free admission and free parking. For years Walt played with his model trains in this barn (he was already in his fifties). It was later moved to Griffith Park and opened as a museum of Walt's personal train stuff.

Walt's Barn

Address:
5202 Zoo Drive, Los Angeles, CA
Directions:
Walt's Barn. Ventura Fwy exit 4. Drive south on Forest Lawn Drive. At the first stoplight turn left onto Zoo Drive, into Griffith Park. Turn left at the stop sign to continue on Zoo Drive. Drive a half-mile. You'll see the gravel parking lot on the right. From there you can walk back into the trees to the barn.
Hours:
3rd Su each month, 11-3 (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Phone:
310-213-0722
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Train Barn.

Walt Disney's Train Barn

Open the third Sunday of the month only, this was the barn Walt Disney used at his home in Hombly Hills for his backyard train. When the property was sold in 1998, the barn was recovered and moved to the Los Angeles Steamers museum. Entrance is on the east side of the property, separated from the museum itself.

[Clark W, 07/30/2021]

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