Located in historic Old Town San Diego, the Old Town Model Railroad Depot provides visitors with a nostalgic trip back to the late 1950's America, The 2500 square foot O-Scale layouts is one of the largest in the country and includes special effects including baseball game fireworks and a thunderstorm. Steam and diesel engines power through the country and the nighttime city scenes all day long! Come by and join in the fun!Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for San Diego using our trip planner.
Old Town Model Railroad Depot Reviews
We stopped by here to tour the model railroads while visiting Old Town in San Diego and were fascinated by the attention to detail. Beautiful displays. I could've stayed for hours. more »
Model railroad enthusiasts will delight in this display and so will the general public! Several sizes of trains run on an intricate system of tracks. The display was made by experienced railroaders an... more »
My wife and I came into the Old Towne Model Railroad Depot today and it was truly a wonderful experience! The sets and the trains were fantastic. We Love Trains and it’s a fun place to visit when you are in the area. Thank you again for sharing to the friendly and amazing staff there! :)
Wow wow wow. The most meticulously detailed train set I’ve ever seen. The way it’s separated into a day and a night section is amazing. I could spend hours here because it’s that relaxing and adorable. They even have a train set drive-in playing a movie! Too much. Also, the gentleman working there was super sweet. No cost. But donations accepted. We bought a train print for $8.00. What a deal.
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