This unique attraction has five permanent exhibits that display scale models of working locomotives, tracks, equipment, realistic scenery, and more in miniature representations of real California railroads.
Running trains: The Toy Train Gallery has running toy trains on a 3 rail O gauge track, rated one of the best ten layouts by Classic Toy Trains magazine in 2012.
Roughly 1500 square feet, you can see a replica of the Pacific Desert Lines layout in the original 1855 route that was never built.
San Diego Model Railroad Museum tickets are priced as follows: - Adults: $13.50 - Seniors, Military, and Students (ages 12-17 and 18+ with a valid student ID): $9
These exhibits change throughout the year, but past exhibits have focused on certain aspects of trains, such as the hobby of building model trains and the various passenger cars throughout history.
Once you’ve explored the exhibits, you can head to the library for more information or the gift shop to buy souvenirs.
The workshop focuses on grade-appropriate learning and review games and the history of the railroad industry.