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Twin City Model Railroad Museum

668 Transfer Rd, Suite 8, Saint Paul, MN 55114-1431
+1 651-647-9628
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Definitely cold....UP here!

Well this is the Twin Cities they call it I'm actually in St Paul Minnesota at the moment at Days... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
ronny m
via mobile
Impressive model railroad displays

Very nice family orientated display of several model railroads. The quality is amazing and the... read more

Reviewed 5 November 2017
James K
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Visit us at our new location! Children 4 and under FREE! Explore the history of trains in the Twin Cities as well as the hobby of modal railroading through interactive layouts in all scales and sizes! Interpretive panels tell the story of model railroading along with many collections of toy trains. Little engineers will enjoy playing with the Thomas wooden and electric layouts while visitors of all ages will love the incredibly detailed toy train layouts! Regular adult Admission: $10 per person Night Trains Admission (Saturday nights Nov-Feb): $15 per person Family and group discounts available, children 4 and under are free!
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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668 Transfer Rd, Suite 8, Saint Paul, MN 55114-1431
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Well this is the Twin Cities they call it I'm actually in St Paul Minnesota at the moment at Days Inn I've rode the railroad train Light Rail to call it all over I write it free because I'm a veteran and I went to...More

Thank ronny m
Reviewed 5 November 2017

Very nice family orientated display of several model railroads. The quality is amazing and the dedication of the modelers is contagious. Friendly welcome, clean environment, well lit, nicely done! If you like model trains or have children who do you will enjoy this!

Thank James K
Brandon J, Public Relations Manager at Twin City Model Railroad Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2017

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review! Our team is all-volunteer and it is thanks to all of them for running the museum. We will share kind words with them. Tell your friends to come visit us!

Reviewed 18 October 2017

If you or familyt members have an interest in trains, then I highly recommend. The folks who volunteer their time here have passionately created a wonderful working train exhibit with tracks going through towns and country. Our kids loved it growing up. It is done...More

Thank SojournMN
Brandon J, Public Relations Manager at Twin City Model Railroad Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 21 October 2017

Thanks for your very nice review. Our volunteers are very dedicated to what they do and we are glad it shows. Our Night Trains event now runs from November though February, we hope to see you there!

Reviewed 2 June 2017

It is an amazing place with about 10 different layouts but I did wish for more. It is located in a business park so can be challenging to find. It is not a really large area. They have a vintage model train display made in...More

Thank garyaverill1
Brandon J, Public Relations Manager at Twin City Model Railroad Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2017

Thank you so much for visiting our museum and for writing a review! We do have over 10,000 square feet of interactive model railroads on display, with displays changing all the time. I'm sorry our all-volunteer crew appeared occupied by other projects, this would not...More

Reviewed 26 May 2017

The museum has moved twice since I was last there. It's now in a commercial mall that's not very railroad looking. It's so business like that we almost passed it! The museum is now a combination of the original museum and the three rail toy...More

Thank Paul U
Brandon J, Public Relations Manager at Twin City Model Railroad Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 27 May 2017

Thanks for the great review, we are glad you enjoyed your visit. Thanks to the new space we actually have more layouts then we did at our two old locations!

Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

This was my first time at this museum. It was fun for me and pretty fun for a five year old. I thought the displays were very interactive ( lots of buttons to push) for curtain things to light up, move, etc. The Brio sets...More

1  Thank Mimiinthecity0407
Brandon J, Public Relations Manager at Twin City Model Railroad Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 25 February 2017

We are glad you had a great visit to the museum, thank you for writing a review. We continue to add more interactivity to the layouts as well as host traveling displays. Come back again to see how things have changed! As an all-volunteer museum...More

Reviewed 18 January 2017

We took our 2 grandsons to the recently moved Twin City Model Railroad Museum. It was a delight. The 4 year old was really exited to see the large layout with 4 trains running at once. The 1 1/2 year old could run around with...More

Thank Robert C
Brandon J, Public Relations Manager at Twin City Model Railroad Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 22 January 2017

We are so glad to hear you had an enjoyable visit! Our all-volunteer crew really loves what they do and we are glad to hear you liked what you saw!

Reviewed 4 January 2017

I took my son to the Railroad museum for a laid back day. We had fun exploring the huge display of miniaturized cities, mountains and lakes.

Thank Olddog1949
Brandon J, Public Relations Manager at Twin City Model Railroad Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 6 January 2017

Thank you for your review! We are glad to hear you had a fun time at the museum!

Reviewed 3 October 2016

For anyone who likes trains and model railroads, this is well worth the visit! Huge display area with many layouts and friendly and informative hosts. Check it out!

Thank TheTrainTraveler
Brandon J, Public Relations Manager at Twin City Model Railroad Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2016

Thank you for your kind words. As an all volunteer museum we definitely feed off this energy! Come back and visit us again!

Reviewed 14 September 2016

This museum has a great collection of working model trains. It is especially interesting to young children. I highly recommend you going for a visit, I am sure you will be glad you did.

Thank Ray D
Brandon J, Public Relations Manager at Twin City Model Railroad Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2016

Thank you for your review!

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domofamily
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Response from John T | Reviewed this property |
$6 per adult. I believe small children (5 and under) are admitted free.
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