Monk Bar Model Shop
Monk Bar Model Shop
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9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Monday
9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Tuesday
9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Wednesday
9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Thursday
9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Friday
9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Saturday
9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
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Stay604202
3 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2023 • Family
Absolutely amazing shop - full of incredible model planes, tanks and trains (we were there for the planes!) made a special trip here and we’re not disappointed - guy was amazing, really friendly and knowledgeable. Highly recommend if you are seriously into model making!
Written July 18, 2023
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xenon308daily
Jersey, UK77 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2015
This guy seems to have so many diverse military model kits & soldiers from round the world in his stock for enthusiasts. My young son loved it in here. Proprietor was very helpful as well.
Written August 19, 2015
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chris5022017
Huntsville, AL35 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2017
This model shop has a great selection of diecast cars, models, trains and slotcars. The staff are friendly and helpful. Thankfully, I went in on a budget, as I could have bought much more!
Written April 24, 2017
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mikepa1960
Birmingham, UK136 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2017
If you like models then this is THE place for you ! A huge range of stock considering the size of the place, hidden away at the side of the Monk Bar Gate itself. I could have spent a fortune in this shop; friendly staff too; well done.
Written April 10, 2017
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LydiaCarlisle
Carlisle, UK1,274 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2016 • Family
Spotted this shop tucked to the side of Monks ar. Wow it sells everything is absolutely full of all kinds of modelling kits and parts. From nautical, aero and vehicle mode kits. Scaletrix and amazing range of all things train.
My son spotted the shop as we walked the York walls and spent lots of time looking around.

The staff were extremely knowledgeable too. A model collector/enthusiasts dream, but with so much to choose bring plenty of money to spend.
Written August 12, 2016
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Patricia A
Birmingham, UK43 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2015 • Family
Good choice for the model collector especially die cast models. Competitive price always find one, two or more I have to buy.
Written July 2, 2015
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The_Concierge_8
Trinidad and Tobago3,560 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2013 • Couples
Monk bar Model shop is one of the best model railway shops we've been to in England. It occupies a split level property right next to the historic Monk bar. In fact you can't go up the Monk bar gate staircase without glimpsing the Model shop in the shade of the shade of the gate.

This toy shop has been operating so since 1963 so it's now more than half century old! It's open Monday to Saturday from 9am to 5:30pm and the owner is knowledgeable about all toys and happy to answer questions and lend assistance!

This shop is also an excellent source for die cast aircraft, war and other vehicles, plastic kits and Scalextric accessories. My husband was in train heaven with their narrow gauge selections and what I loved most were the jigsaw puzzles! If only I had space in my luggage to take more than 1 set home with me! If you’re into toys, no matter your age, you’ll be sure to find something here to appeal to your fun side!
Written July 31, 2014
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John Brett
Basildon, UK299 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2017 • Couples
Apart from the Railway Museum, one of my most wanted too see places in York was the Monkbar Model shop. It looked good on its website but in reality it was even better. I managed to get a Hornby Engine that is not easy to find and a couple of Chocolate and Cream coaches, which in real life, my grandfather had helped to build in Swindon Carriage and Wagon shop. Well worth a visit
Written May 1, 2017
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Jonathan
Airdrie, UK393 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2023 • Family
What a great little shop, friendly staff and a fair selection of models at a good price. A hidden gem!
Written July 9, 2023
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david n
Manchester, UK4,669 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2023
All sorts of models though they do tend to major on railways and with so much choice. Staff are very friendly but not intrusive.
Written March 5, 2023
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