San Diego Model Railroad Museum

1649 El Prado
San Diego, CA 92101- Map It
Phone: (619) 696-0199

AAA Editor Notes

San Diego Model Railroad Museum, in Balboa Park on the first floor of the Casa de Balboa building at 1649 El Prado, is reputedly the largest operating model railroad museum in North America with over 27,000 square feet of exhibits, including six scale model railroad layouts and a toy train gallery featuring Lionel-style trains, animated buildings and an interactive layout for children. A research library also is on the premises.
$11; $8 (ages 65+); $6 (ages 6-14 with an adult and students and active military with ID). Combination and multiday tickets are available with participating Balboa Park attractions.
Hours: Tues.-Fri. 10-4, Sat.-Sun. 11-5. Closed Thanksgiving and Christmas. Allow 1 hour minimum.