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Osoyoos Desert Model Railroad

11611 115th St, Osoyoos, British Columbia V0H 1V5, Canada
+1 250-495-6842
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After seeing this on the Amazing Race Canada, we made an extra effort to see it in person. We spent... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Norma K
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Lethbridge, Canada
Amazing!!!

A lot to see, you have to take your time. Incredible work and dedication to details. Well worth a... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Pearl1967
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Cochrane, Canada
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OPEN YEAR ROUND Monday to Saturday. A world Class Miniature Wonderland Experience. 4000 sq ft. of family fun with up to 45 computer controlled trains traveling on 2 km (1 1/4 miles) of tracks weaving through mountains and towns. Discover the 18000 + hand-painted little people and animals in scale 1:87 (HO) placed in humorous and funny situations and scenes. You'll be impressed with the devotion to details and the charm and humor of the presentation. Watch with delight, the unique operational car system running through towns, stopping for gas and traffic lights. So much more than just Trains.When driving from downtown Osoyoos, take Hwy 3 towards Vancouver (about 3 km.) Turn left at the SECOND enterance into the Buena Vista Industrial Park onto 115th Street. Look for the yellow warehouse with the big signs out front.
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“all ages” (42 reviews)
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11611 115th St, Osoyoos, British Columbia V0H 1V5, Canada
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Reviewed 2 days ago

After seeing this on the Amazing Race Canada, we made an extra effort to see it in person. We spent over an hour looking at all the displays and I'm sure we missed some of the highlights. This is very well done and the attention...More

Thank Norma K
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

A lot to see, you have to take your time. Incredible work and dedication to details. Well worth a visit.

Thank Pearl1967
UllaPedersen, Owner at Osoyoos Desert Model Railroad, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you very much for coming to visit us at our model railroad display and we hope to see you again.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My family has been going for years and every year we are amazed at how it has grown and the family is so friendly. Can't wait to go again when my family comes to visit. Amazing thing to have in the community. Very unique.More

Thank SavannahLeigh_96
UllaPedersen, Owner at Osoyoos Desert Model Railroad, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

When you got the support of locals you know you have something good going on and we thank you very much for being a faithful visitor with your family over the years. We appreciate your support more than you can know and we do not...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

As we were vacationing at the Walnut Beach Resort, we were visiting a model railroad show in Osoyoos, which is an absolute must to see and one should not miss it. It must have taken an awful lot of time, love and care to assemble...More

1  Thank Overseasreader
UllaPedersen, Owner at Osoyoos Desert Model Railroad, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for spending some of your vacationing time at our model railroad display and for your wonderful review. We have worked on our display for 16 years and to keep it fresh and current we take a section apart every winter and totally re-do...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

The trains were marvelous, however, there were no stools or anything that a child could stand on to see the display. I ended up having to carry my three year old granddaughter around to see things. She missed a lot because I couldn't carry her...More

Thank 84reidave
UllaPedersen, Owner at Osoyoos Desert Model Railroad, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

As my husband Poul explained to you when you and your granddaughter visited our model railroad it is a safety and liability issue for us. If we provided a stool for small children to stand on and they fell down and hurt themselves or one...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As we were making our way to Osoyoos with several members of the Okanagan Valley Miata Club, we stopped and spent an hour at the Desert Model Railroad. To put it mildly, we were "blown away" by the remarkable amount of detail and the thousands...More

Thank Whynemaker
UllaPedersen, Owner at Osoyoos Desert Model Railroad, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

It was indeed our pleasure to see all the Okanagan Valley Miata Club members stop by our model railroad and the sight in the parking lot and around was just awesome with your beautiful cars. We are so glad you had such a good time...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It might not be on top of you list but it is a must see. The amount of work put in to create the details is great. You can easily spend upwards of an hour at this place.

Thank Hussain M
UllaPedersen, Owner at Osoyoos Desert Model Railroad, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We thank you for coming to visit us at our model railroad display and for reviewing us so favourably. The average time people spend here is about an hour, so you are right on the money with your evaluation. We hope to see you again.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A real gem of an attraction,located in the industrial district. A truly remarkable achievement in creating this miniature would. Well worth a visit.Bring the kids. Owners are graceful and very friendly.

1  Thank peterhN4599JM
UllaPedersen, Owner at Osoyoos Desert Model Railroad, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you very much for coming to visit us at our model railroad display and for taking the time to rate us so highly and for your kind words about us the owners. We hope to see you again.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was a little hard to find as signage for the attraction could be improved but seeing all the detail involved made it worthwhile. I can only imagine all the work and effort that went into this wonderful display of a miniature railway system. There...More

Thank Donald F
UllaPedersen, Owner at Osoyoos Desert Model Railroad, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Believe me, we would like to be able to put more signage up for our attraction, but unfortunately the Town of Osoyoos has a very strict sign bylaw in effect, so we cannot advertise on 3rd party properties. We do have the Blue Tourist attraction...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is amazing to see the effort and dedication given to the minutest detail. We loved it including our 4 year old son.

Thank Zainab M
UllaPedersen, Owner at Osoyoos Desert Model Railroad, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

So good to hear your son loved visiting us at our model railroad display and we hope to see you all again soon. Thank you for coming to see us.

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