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.
Children 12 and under receive free entry to the San Diego Model Railroad Museum with a paid admission of at least one accompanying adult. Valid for 2 children per paid adult.
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