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Old Town Model Railroad Depot, San Diego

Categories: Specialty Museums, Museums
Inspirock Rating:
4.9/5 based on 40 reviews on the web
Old Town Model Railroad Depot is located in San Diego. See Old Town Model Railroad Depot and all San Diego has to offer by arranging your trip with our San Diego tour planner.
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  • DO NOT MISS THIS! I've seen some amazing train displays around the country and this one is the ABSOLUTE BEST! San Diego is lucky to have this place, and it's in a convenient destination to go for many...  read more »
  • Much more than I expected this was very very impressive well worth the time, even my wife enjoyed it. 
  • This place looks like nothing on the outside, but do not pass it by!!! Inside is two rooms of the most intricate, detailed model train displays ever!!! One room is a day scene, the other a night!!! If...  read more »
  • 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!
  • 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!
  • What a great place I stumbled on while in San Diego. This is a great model layout in "O"scale. I am an "HO Scale" modeler but this one is a must to see. The cost to get in is FREE. They ask you for a donation if you liked what you see to keep the layout running and maintained. I met Gary and his wife and they were very friendly and Gary personally showed us around the layout. Very clean, neat and well maintained layout. My wife said all she had was $4.00 to drop in the box so I dropped another $20.00 in the box. Well worth that alone. If you are in Old Town San Diego stop by this place and visit them. You won't want to leave.
  • 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.
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