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Thomas Family Day at the San Diego Model Railroad

Thomas and his friends from the Isle of Sodor will take over the museum on Saturday, August 19th! 
Join us from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. for a day all about Thomas the Tank Engine including: 
Thomas & Friends scavenger hunt around the museum, with Thomas trains running on our layouts 
Arts & Crafts inspired by Thomas  
An Isle of Sodor display 
Live music sessions, courtesy of Songbirds Music! 
Thomas Family Day is included in museum admission, and kids 12 and under get in free! 
Please Note: There is no full-size, rideable train at this event   

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

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Date & Time

Aug 19, 2023
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Price

Admission included with museum admission

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1649 El Prado, San Diego, CA 92101

Located on the lower level of the Casa de Balboa

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