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Old Town Model Railroad Depot, San Diego

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  • One of the reasons I walked to Old Town. Free model train set up to watch and enjoy. The owner is very nice and welcomes everyone. Details of the towns, country side and people is very good.  more »
  • In Old Town recently with 30 minutes on our hands as our bus to Mission Bay was not in, and we came across the Old Town Model Railroad Depot. What a delight it is, we could easily have stayed 2 or 3 h...  more »
  • This is one good find. Especially on a rainy stormy day we found ourselves in - to spend about 1-2 hours. Our 3.5yo found it amusing and interesting. As told by the owner, it took him and his 7 railro...  more »
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  • Very nice Model Train layout. The owners are a really nice couple. Stop by if your in the area! They charge no fee, just a donation if you don't mind. Thumbs up!
  • As a 4th generation model train enthusiast I can honestly say I have never been more impressed with a Railroad Depot! The creativity, light hearted humor and attention to detail set this operation apart from the rest. There is no better way to describe this than as a "Labor of Love." The owner and staff are warm and welcoming and very helpful. I have shared this gem of Old Town with all who will listen! Can't wait to visit again soon!
  • If you haven't seen this place yet, you really should. The attention to detail put into this display is unreal. Look for superman coming out of a telephone booth. Great work!
  • What a hidden gem. The train set is spectacular. The amount of detail that went into this model really shows. There's hidden jokes all through the model. Be sure to bring a camera as they allow you to take pictures of everything. Dogs are allowed as long as they're small and don't bark.
  • My little brother loves trains. We had trouble prying him away from the building. Admittedly though, I found myself smiling as well. Whoever set it all up put obvious love and care into everything. There were so many funny and interesting scenes that had me laughing. I recommend everyone visit at least once. Oh, and keep your eyes open for Superman, he's exactly where you'd expect.