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San Diego Model Railroad Museum

Bringing California Railroad History to Life

The San Diego Model Railroad Museum is North America’s largest model railroad museum, with over 27,000 square feet of trains, trestles, and track in the heart of Balboa Park. There are exhibits depicting railroads of the Southwest in O, HO, and N scales, and an enchanting Toy Train Gallery. The layouts and exhibits show an eagle’s-eye view of our corner of the world, and encourage little engineers to build and transform something from nothing. SDMRM proudly offers educational programming for schools & scout groups that incorporates critical thinking, creativity, and problem solving.

1649 El Prado
San Diego, CA 92101

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Contact Info

(619) 696-0199
info@sdmrm.org

Hours

Thursday 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Friday 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Saturday 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Sunday 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.

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Event

The Polar Express Experience

San Diego Model Railroad Museum
Dec 18, 2021

Don your pajamas for our all-new Polar Express Experience! This ticketed before-hours event will immerse children with special holiday activities around the museum, running model trains, and storytime...

Help Keep Our Engines Running:

  • Become a museum member & receive a year of unlimited admission!
  • Memberships available for students, adults, households, and more
  • https://www.sdmrm.org/become-a-member

Don't Miss:

  • Online Exhibits (https://www.sdmrm.org/exhibits)
  • Activities For Kids (https://www.sdmrm.org/trains-and-tots)
  • Our Online Gift Shop (https://www.sdmrm.org/shop)

More Information

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

Help Keep Our Engines Running:

  • Become a museum member & receive a year of unlimited admission!
  • Memberships available for students, adults, households, and more
  • https://www.sdmrm.org/become-a-member

Don't Miss:

  • Online Exhibits (https://www.sdmrm.org/exhibits)
  • Activities For Kids (https://www.sdmrm.org/trains-and-tots)
  • Our Online Gift Shop (https://www.sdmrm.org/shop)

More Information

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

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