Twin City Model Railroad Museum

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  • Regular admission: $10 Night Trains admission: $15 Children 4 and under free! Groups of 3+ benefit from our group rate (max of 10): First two pay full price each additional guests pays half price admission.


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  • From I-94, exist north on Vandalia Avenue, turn right on University then a left on Transfer. The parking is just past the railroad crossing on the right.

Other Date Information

  • Hours: Monday: 10-3 Tuesday: 10-3 Friday: 10-3 (September-May only) Saturday: 10-5 Sunday: 12-5 Night Trains every Saturday from November-February: 6-9 pm

Attraction Attributes

  • Accessible to Disabled
  • Can Accommodate Groups of 45 or more

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  1. Fall Circus Train Weekend

    Fall Circus Train Weekend

    668 Transfer Rd
    St Paul, MN 55114
    Call: (651) 647-9628

    Come see hundreds of elephant, horses, lions, tigers and bears all in miniature displayed in HO, O, and Half inch scales for your pleasure. See many of the famous circus acts from the past all in different scales. The display includes a colorful cavalcade of clowns cavorting, performers decked out in costumes and of course the colossal parade wagons rolling down the streets of Small Town USA! All this and more in miniature!!!!! This event promises to be a kaleidoscope of color and wonder for ages from 1 to 101!

    Exhibit hours are 10:00 am to 5:00 pm Saturday, October 12th, noon to 5:00 pm on Sunday, October 13th and 10-3 on Monday and Tuesday the 14th and 15th.

    Admission: Admission to this special exhibit is included in the Museum’s normal weekend admission price of $8 per person, children 4 and under are admitted free of charge.

  2. Fall Fairgrounds Hobby Show and Sale

    Fall Fairgrounds Hobby Show and Sale

    Cosgrove St
    Falcon Heights, MN 55108
    Call: 651-647-9628

    The Twin City Model Railroad Museum will hold its annual Fall Fairgrounds Hobby Show and Sale in the Education Building at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds in Falcon Heights, MN. The show opens at 9:00 a.m. and closes at 3:00 p.m.

    Model Railroad layouts in a variety of scales will be on display including the TCMRM’s traveling Thomas the Tank Engine layout, which can be operated by little engineers of all ages. Also on display will be dozens of vendors and collectors selling model railroad items in variety of scales and sizes.

    Admission to the show is $6 for adults and free for children 7 and under.

    More information about the Fall Fairgrounds Hobby Show and Sale, as well as directions to the Twin City Model Railroad Museum can be found on the Museum web site,

  3. Night Trains

    Night Trains

    668 Transfer Rd
    St Paul, MN 55114
    Call: (651) 647-9628

    Night Trains Season is a special Holidays tradition at the Twin City Model Railroad Museum beginning the first Saturday in November (November 2, 2019) and running every Saturday evening from 6:00 to 9:00 pm through the last Saturday in February (February 29, 2020).

    Night Trains Season comes to the model railroad layouts in a magical way, the lights are turned down, the buildings and street lights glow warmly, setting the scene for specially lighted models of vintage passenger trains. The make believe town of Matlin is buried in a blizzard, and throughout the Museum the layouts are adorned with miniature Christmas lights and decorations.

    Night Trains takes place at our new home off University Ave in St. Paul, MN. Our address is 668 Transfer Road, Suite 8, St. Paul, MN.

    Directions to the Twin City Model Railroad Museum can be found on the Museum’s web site, Admission to this special show is $15.00 per person, FREE for children age four and under. We also offer a group rate for any group of for or more (limit 10). The rate is full price for the first 2 members of the group and half price for each additional member.

    For information about Night Trains and other upcoming events, please visit the Museum web site at, or contact us at

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