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San Diego Model Railroad Museum

1649 El Prado
San Diego, CA 92101

(619) 696-0199
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Region: Downtown Hours of Operation: Tuesday-Friday: 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Saturday-Sunday: 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Closed Monday
Visit over 27,000 Sq Ft

At 27,000 sq. ft., the museum is one the largest indoor model railroad displays in the world and the only accredited railroad themed musuem in USA. The individual HO and N scale layouts are among largest of their type. Construction of the model railroads is accomplished by volunteer club members.

With an interactive Toy Train Gallery, the San Diego Model Railroad Museum is fun for the whole family. Come see California's Rail History come to life!

Since its opening to the public in March of 1982, the museum is now approaching 3 million visitors. The museum has played host to numerous conventions, organizations, school groups, and community functions. If your organization would like to inquire about museum availability for social functions, the Pacific Beach Model Railroad Club Room is available for receptions, birthday parties and other gatherings. Proceed to the How To Contact Us. If you're planning to visit from out of town, be sure to check out The City Of San Diego's Web page. It provides information to help make your stay in America's Finest City more enjoyable.

Get On Track:

  • Annual Membership provides the best value and free admission all year long
  • Children 14 and under are Free
  • Free parking is always available

Don't Miss:

  • Mac's Kid's Corner every Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM
  • Spring and Summer Camps
  • Themed Family Day events
  • Hidden treasures in every layout!

More Information

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Kid Friendly
  • Tours
  • General Admission Adult
  • General Admission Senior
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