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TOY TRAIN LAYOUTS YOU CAN VISIT

There are many permanent O, S, and Standard gauge layouts open to the public. If you're planning a cross-country vacation, a visit to relatives, or just some long weekends, this index is your guide to finding the nation's best toy train displays.
RELATED TOPICS: O GAUGE | S GAUGE | STANDARD GAUGE | OTHER
WE RECOMMEND contacting the layout proprietor in advance to confirm that schedules and fees haven't changed since we compiled this list, and also to find out whether the facility is accessible to handicapped visitors.

ALABAMA
Foley
Railroad Museum, City of Foley Museum Archives
125 E. Laurel Ave., 36535
Phone: 251-943-1818
Website: foleyrailroadmuseum.com
E-mail: foleymuseum@gulftel.com
Open: Tue., Thur., Sat. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
O gauge layout; free

ALASKA
Wasilla
Museum of Alaska Transportation and Industry - Whitney Section House
3800 W. Museum Dr., 99687
Phone: 907-376-1211
Web site: museumofalaska.org
E-mail: mtaoonline.net
Open: May to September every day except Mon. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
O and S gauge layouts; free

ARIZONA
Scottsdale
McCormick-Stillman Railroad Park
7301 E. Indian Bend, 85250
Phone: 480-312-2312
Web site: therailroadpark.com
Open: Daily 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
O gauge layout; Admission: check website

Tucson
Gadsden-Pacific Division Toy Train Operating Museum
3975 N. Miller Ave., 85705
Phone: 520-888-2222
Web site: trainweb.org/gsttos/
Open: Second and fourth Sun. of each month except July and August 12:30 to 4 p.m.
Standard, O, and S gauge layouts; free

CALIFORNIA
Cupertino
Golden State Division of the TTOS
Cupertino Square
10123 N. Wolfe Rd., 95015
Web site: trainweb.org/gsttos/
Open: Second and fourth Sat. of each month 11:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Standard, O, and S gauge layouts; free

Sacramento
California State Railroad Museum
111 "I" St., 95814
Phone: 916-445-6645
Web site: californiastaterailroadmuseum.org
Open: Daily 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Standard and O gauge layouts; $8; 6 through 17, $3; under 5 free w/adult

San Diego
Model Railroad Museum
Balboa Park, 1649 El Prado St., 92101
Phone: 619-696-0199 ext.9
Web site: sdmodelrailroadm.com
Open: Tue., Wed., Thur., Fri. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Sat., Sun. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
O gauge layout; $6; students $3; seniors $5; active military $2.50; under 15 free w/adult.

COLORADO
Frisco
Frisco Historic Park & Museum
1 Main Street, 80443
Phone: 970-668-3428
Web site: townoffrisco.com
Open: May through September (Summer month schedule), Tuesday through Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Rest of the year, Tuesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Sunday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Park and museum closed on Monday.
O gauge layout; free.

CONNECTICUT
Manchester
Connecticut Society of Ferroequinologists & Model Railway Engineers
Time Machine Hobby
71 Hilliard St., 06042
Phone: 860-646-0610
Web site: timemachinehobby.com
Open: First & third Sunday of each month, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. For more information call the store or send email
O gauge layout; free.

FLORIDA
Miami
Gold Coast Railroad Museum
12450 S.W. 152nd St., 33177
Phone: 305-253-0063
Web site: goldcoast-railroad.org
Museum: Weekdays 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; weekends 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Model Train Building: Weekdays 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.; weekends 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
O gauge layout; $6; 3 through 12, $4; under 2 free

Naples
Naples Lionel Train Museum
1051 Fifth Avenue S., 34102 (corner of Fifth South & 10th)
Phone: 239-262-1776
Web site: explorenaples.com
Open: Call for hours
O gauge layout: $5; Children free (prices subject to change without notice)

INDIANA
Elkhart
National New York Central RR Museum
Box 1708
721 S. Main St., 46515
Phone: 574-294-3001
Web site: nycrrmuseum.org
E-mail: info@nycrrmuseum.org
Open: Tue., Wed., Thur., Fri., Sat. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Sun. noon to 4 p.m.
O gauge layout

IOWA
Colfax
Trainland U.S.A.
3135 Hwy. 117 N., 50054
Phone: 515-674-3813
Web site: trainlandusa.com
Open: Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend, daily 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
O gauge layout; $5; 2 through 12, $3; seniors 55+ $4.50

KENTUCKY
Lexington
Lexington History Museum
215 West Main St., 40507
Web site: Lexington History Museum
Open: Fri., Sun., Mon. Noon to 4 p.m.; Sat. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Transportation exhibit with a small O gauge layout; free.

MARYLAND
Hagerstown
Train Room
360 S. Burhans Blvd., 21740
Phone: 301-745-6681
Web site: the-train-room.com
Open: Mon. & Fri. 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Tue., Thur., Sat. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sun. noon to 5 p.m.
O gauge layout; $4.50; 3 through 12, 50 cents; under 3 free

Sykesville
Sykesville & Patapsco Ry.
Baldwin and Oklahoma Aves.
Phone: 410-795-3157
Web site: sykesvilleandpatapscorailway.org
Open: January through August, first Sun. of the month 1 to 5 p.m.; September through December, times vary (check the Web site)
O and S gauge layouts; free

MASSACHUSETTS
Cape Cod
Hilltop Plaza
180 Rt. 6A
Unit 3A, Lower Level
Orleans, MA 02653
Phone: Roy E. Jones, 508-896-5898
Web site: nausetmodelrrclub.com
Open: Fri. 7 to 9 p.m. excludes first Friday of each month; Wed., July and August, 7 to 9 p.m.; Saturdays, Thanksgiving to New Years, 1 to 4 p.m.
O, S, HO, and N gauge layouts; free

Wenham
Wenham Museum
Bennett E. Merry Train Gallery
132 Main St., 01984
Phone: 978-468-2377
Website: wenhammuseum.org
Open: Tue. through Sun. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
O, HO, G, N, and Z gauge layouts; $7; Seniors,$6; Children, $5; under 2 free.

MICHIGAN
Portage
Train Barn
10234 E. Shore Dr., 49002
Phone: 269-327-4016
Web site: trainbarn.com
Open: Sat. 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Sun. 1 to 4 p.m.
O gauge layouts; free

MINNESOTA
St. Paul
Twin City Model Railroad Museum
1021 Bandana Blvd. E., Ste. 222, 55108
Phone: 651-647-9628
E-mail: tcmrm@tcmrm.org
Web site: tcmrm.org
Open: Tue. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., 6 to 8 p.m.; Wed., Thur. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Fri. 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Sat. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Sun. noon to 5 p.m.
O scale layout; $4; under 5 free

MISSOURI
Hannibal
Big River Train Town
320 N. 3rd St., 63401
Phone: 573-221-2477
Open: Mon. through Sat. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sun. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Closed Tue. in Jan. and Feb.
O scale layout; $5; seniors $4.50; 5 to 12, $4

NEW JERSEY
Clermont
Flyertown
2044 Rt. 9, 08210
Phone: 609-624-3173
Open: Sat., Sun. 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
S gauge layout; $2.50; 5 through 12, $1.50; under 5 free w/adult

Egg Harbor Township
Shore Mall
6725 Black Horse Pike, 08324
Open: Wed. and Sat. 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Multiple gauge layouts; free

Tuckahoe
Shoreline Railroad Historical Society
1721 Mount Pleasant Rd., 08250
Phone: 609-628-2850
Web site: sjrails.net
Open: Wed., Sat. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Sun. (December only) 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
O gauge layout; free

NEW YORK
Peekskill
TreatStation
Phone: 914-788-4141
Web site: treatstation.com
Open: Tue., Wed., Thur. 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Fri., Sat. 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Sun. 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
O gauge layout; free

NORTH CAROLINA
Bryson City
Smoky Mountain Trains
100 Greenlee St., 28713
Phone: 800-872-4681
E-mail: info@smokymountaintrains.com
Web site: smokymountaintrains.com
Open: Times vary by month (consult website)
O gauge layouts; $9; children $5

Wallace
Railroad Depot
206 Southwest Railroad St., 28466
Phone: 910-285-4044
Open: Fri. 3 to 5 p.m.
O gauge layout; free

OHIO
Cincinnati
Cincinnati Museum Center
1301 Western Ave., 45203
Phone: 800-733-2077
E-mail: information@cincymuseum.org
Web site: cincymuseum.org
Open: Weekdays, Sat. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sun. 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
S gauge layout; $7.25; 3 through 12, $5.25; under 3, $4.25; seniors $6.25

Marblehead
Train-O-Rama
6732 E. Harbor Rd., 43440
Phone: 419-734-5856
Web site: trainorama.net
Open: Mon. through Sat. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sun. 1 to 5 p.m.
Extended summer hours: Memorial Day through Labor Day, Mon. through Sat. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sun. 1 to 5 p.m.
Multi-gauge layouts; $7; 4 through 11, $5; seniors $6.

Mentor
Western Reserve Model Railroad Museum
7471 Tyler Blvd., Unit L
Phone: 440-251-0350
Web site: wrmrrm.org
Open: Memorial Day to Labor Day-Tue., Thur. 3 to 9 p.m.; Mon., Fri., 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Sat. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sun. noon to 5 p.m. (Monday-Closed)
Open: Labor Day to Memorial Day-Mon. through Thu. 3 p.m. to 9 p.m.; Sat. 20 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sun. Noon to 5 p.m. (Friday-Closed)
Multi-gauge layouts. Free.

Trinway
Dresden Junction Toy Train Museum and Railroad Artifacts
12585 Main St., 43842
Phone: 740-754-1290
E-mail: chris@dresdenjunction.com
Web site: dresdenjunction.com
Open: Mon. through Sat. 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
O gauge layout; free.
This facility is NOT handicapped accessible.

OKLAHOMA
Sayre
RS & K Railroad Museum
411 N. 6th Street, 73662
Phone: 580-928-3525
Web site: City of Sayre Recreation
Open: Daily 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Multiple gauge layouts; free

PENNSYLVANIA
Pittsburgh
Carnegie Science Center
1 Allegheny Ave., 15212
Phone: 412-237-3400
Web site: carnegiesciencecenter.org
E-mail: rogersp@csc.clpgh.org
Open: Weekdays, Sun. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sat. 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
O gauge layout; $17.95; 3 to 12, $9.95

Shartlesville
Roadside America
I-78, exit 23
Phone: 610-488-6241
Web site: roadsideamericainc.com
Open: September through June, weekdays 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; weekends 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
July through Labor Day, weekdays 9 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.; weekends 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
O gauge layout; $6.75; 6 through 11, $3.75; 0-5 Free

Strasburg
Choo Choo Barn
Route 741 E., Box 130, 17579
Phone: 800-450-2920 or 717-687-7911
Web site: choochoobarn.com
E-mail: info@choochoobarn.com
Open: March 12 to December 31, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
O gauge layout; $7; 3 through 11, $4; under 3 free

Strasburg
National Toy Train Museum
300 Paradise Ln.
P.O. Box 248, 17579
Phone: 717-687-8976
Web site: http://www.nttmuseum.org/
E-mail: tcamembers.org
Open: May 1 to October 31, December 26 to 31, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; April, November, December, Sat., Sun. 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Standard, O, and S gauge layouts; $6 adults (13-64); $5 seniors 65+; $3 children (6-13); under six free

Williamsport
Lycoming County Historical Society
858 W. Fourth St., 17701
Phone: 570-326-3326
Web site: lycoming.org
E-mail: lchsmuse@chilitech.net
Open: Tue., Wed., Thur., Fri. 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Sat. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.; May 1 to October 31, Sun. 1 to 4 p.m.
S gauge layout

Wilmerding
Westinghouse Castle Model Train Club
325 Commerce Street, 15148
Phone: 412-825-3000
Web site: WilmerdingRenewed.org
Open: Sat. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
O gauge layout; $5; under 10 free. Admission includes tour of the Castle.

SOUTH CAROLINA
Charleston
Model Railroad Association
3586 Passfield Ln.
Mount Pleasant, 29466
Phone: 843-216-1284
E-mail: mrsm908@aol.com
Open: Tue. 7 to 9 p.m.
O gauge layout; free

TEXAS
San Antonio
Texas Transportation Museum
11731 Wetmore Rd., 78247
Phone: 210-490-3554
Web site: txtransportationmuseum.org
Open: Thur., Fri. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Sat., Sun. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
O and Standard gauge layouts; Friday, $5; under 12, $3; family $15
Saturday & Sunday, $8; under 12, $5; family $22

VIRGINIA
Blackstone
Bevell's Hardware O gauge layout
109 N. High St., 23824
Phone: 434-292-7208
Seasonal: Thanksgiving into the following January
Open: Weekdays 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Sat. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday Noon to 4 p.m.
O gauge layout, free to the public

Roanoke

Virginia Museum of Transportation
303 Norfolk Ave., 24016
Phone: 540-342-5670
Web site: vmt.org
Open: Mon. to Sat. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
O gauge layout; $8; seniors (60+) $7; children (3-11) $6; under 3 Free

WASHINGTON
Bellingham
Bellingham Railway Museum
1320 Commercial St., 98225
Phone: 360-393-7540
E-mail: brm@integra.net
Open: Tue., Thur., Fri., Sat. Noon to 5 p.m.
Web site: bellinghamrailwaymuseum.org
O gauge layout; $4; Ages 2-16 $2; families (up to 4 members) $7; under 2 free

WEST VIRGINIA
Parkersburg
Mid-Ohio Valley Model Railroad Club
610 Green St., 26101
Phone: 740-376-9465
O gauge layout open: Tue., Thur. evenings and during club events (see Web site). Free
S gauge layout open: Second and fourth Thur. of each month and during club events (see Web site). Free

Wheeling
Kruger Street Toy and Train Museum
144 Kruger St., 26003
Phone: 304-242-8133 or 877-242-8133
Web site: toyandtrain.com
E-mail: museum@toyandtrain.com
Open: January 2 to Memorial Day, Sat., Sun. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.; after Memorial Day to December 31, daily 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Large scale Thomas the Tank; O gauge layout; HO layout; $9; 6-18 $5; seniors 65+ $7.50; under 5 free w/adult

Wheeling
Oglebay Park Good Zoo
Rte. 88 N
Phone: 304-243-4030
Web site: oglebay-resort.com/goodzoo/train
Open:Daily 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
O gauge layout; $7; 3 to 12 $5.50; under 3 free.

WISCONSIN
Argyle
Toy Train Barn
W. 9141 Hwy. 81, 53504
Phone: 608-966-1464
Web site: Toy Train Barn
Open: Daily 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Large scale and O gauge layouts; $5; 2 through 10, $3

New Berlin
Lionel Railroad Club
2721 S. Calhoun Rd., 53151
Phone: 262-754-9900
Web site: powerweb.net/train/
E-mail: hilbert@powerweb.net
Open: Fri. 4 to 9 p.m.
Standard and O gauge layouts; free

CANADA - BRITISH COLUMBIA
Vancouver
Model Trains Museum
1502 Duranleau St., Granville Island, V6H 3S4
Phone: 604-683-1939
Web site: modeltrainmuseum.ca
Open: Daily except Mon. 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Standard and O gauge layouts; $7.50; students,

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