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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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Amazing display of a tedious hobby! Incredible! Worth the $14 entry. So much to see. Go see the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Shannon B
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Amazing details

My wife and I visited the model train museum, we were impressed by the detail of the scenes. So... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Brian K
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Abbotsford, 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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11611 115th St, Osoyoos, British Columbia V0H 1V5, Canada
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Amazing display of a tedious hobby! Incredible! Worth the $14 entry. So much to see. Go see the trains.More

Thank Shannon B
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UllaPedersen, Owner at Osoyoos Desert Model Railroad, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

We are all really lucky we love what we do, so for us it is not tedious to be able to let our imagination go wild and create a fantasy miniature world for people to enjoy. Our admission prices are very modest with $8.00 per...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My wife and I visited the model train museum, we were impressed by the detail of the scenes. So much work has gone into setting up the scenes and keeping the place up. Highly recommend this place to anyone who loves trains. For both the...More

Thank Brian K
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UllaPedersen, Owner at Osoyoos Desert Model Railroad, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you very much for visiting us at our model railroad lay-out and your high recommendation. We hope to see you again soon.

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Reviewed 5 days ago

After being amazed by the setup in Sun City in Pheonix.AZ I was not sure about this one, What a wonderful surprise! An excellent way to keep the kids entertained for hours. Adults will appreciate the 25,000 little figurines the most, but so did the...More

Thank Charlie G
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UllaPedersen, Owner at Osoyoos Desert Model Railroad, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

The beauty of seeing different set-up is that not 2 are anything alike, as everyone has a completely different vision of what the finished result should look like. I am so glad you enjoyed our model railroad exhibit and we thank you for visiting and...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Come see how a hobbyist friend got carried away and he's all grown many many locations already as he built model Railway scenes based in Germany that are just out of this world and just so much fun to enjoy. I came here with my...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was the most amazing model train set of scenes I've ever seen! We were there for well over an hour and could have stayed longer but we had a family event to get to. They have thought of absolutely every scene in the world,...More

Thank Elsie S
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UllaPedersen, Owner at Osoyoos Desert Model Railroad, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for your rave review and for visiting us at our model railroad place. Since it is our fantasy miniature wonderland, my daughter and I have absolute freedom about what we want to put in it and that's what is making it so much...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The detail within the model layout is impressive, and the staff kept our granddaughters occupied asking them to point out small but interesting features within the display. We were there for over two hours and the girls did not want to leave! Back for a...More

Thank Au_NaturelAlberta
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UllaPedersen, Owner at Osoyoos Desert Model Railroad, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you very much for visiting our model railroad and for sharing how much you and your granddaughters loved our place. We have so many details to discover and once you start finding some of the funny little quirks, it becomes kind of a game...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We are so lucky to have this place in osoyoos! Small towns need places like this to survive and provide affordable entertainment during the cooler months as well as during the heat to escape and enjoy some air conditioning. So much to look at and...More

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UllaPedersen, Owner at Osoyoos Desert Model Railroad, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

I am so glad you and your kids find our model railroad exhibit a fun place to visit and you appreciate us being located in small town Osoyoos. We get comments all the time about we should be located in a bigger city, but this...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The trains may be the hook into the place, but the real treat is the attention to details! Don't get me wrong, the trains and the setup is great, but I think the real interesting part is the thousands of hand-painted figurines throughout the display....More

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

Amazing review and we thank you for that and for visiting our miniature wonderland. You just never know what will grab your attention - it could be the trains as with your son or it could be all the details as with yourself. Obviously you...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a good place to visit if you have some extra time on your hands while in Osoyoos. The model train are incredibly intricate and it is not hard to see that the owners have put a lot of blood, sweat and tears into...More

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UllaPedersen, Owner at Osoyoos Desert Model Railroad, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you very much for visiting our model railroad display. We are so much more than trains, as we have this incredibly magic fantasy world filled with details and every imaginable scene from everyday life. We hope to see you again.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have lived in Oliver for 3 years and had never heard of the model railroad until we saw it on the internet last night. We took our grandson, who is only 3 but loves trains, this morning and can only say that this is the...More

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UllaPedersen, Owner at Osoyoos Desert Model Railroad, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you very much for visiting our model railroad display with your grandson. We are just in the process of installing a billboard between Oliver and Osoyoos, so maybe that will help. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

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