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Riding into the Holidays

The making of a holiday tradition

Learn about the history of toy trains and the tradition of trains during the holidays. The San Diego Model Railroad Museum’s holiday exhibit will run from December 4th through January 6th.

Neighborhood: Downtown

San Diego Model Railroad Museum
1649 El Prado
San Diego, CA 92101

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Date & Time

Dec 4, 2018 - Jan 6, 2019
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Price

Cost of regular admission

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