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See why model railroading is the world’s greatest hobby

World's Greatest Hobby on Tour


About the Show

The World's Greatest Hobby on Tour showcases the hobby of model railroading. Sponsored by the Hobby Manufacturer's Association - Model Railroad Division and by the World's Greatest Hobby Program, the show is intended to introduce the general public to model railroading in an entertaining, lively and family-friendly atmosphere. The hobby of model railroading has a unique ability to bring the family together in activities that teach many skills. Model railroad skills span from carpentry to artistry, from electrical engineering to historical research. Model railroading is truly the World's Greatest Hobby.

Our shows feature:

   100,000 square foot exhibit hall

   50,000 square feet of huge operating model railroads

   Walt Disney’s Railroad Story by author Michael Broggie

   Giant riding train for kids (YouTube video)

   200+ Booths of manufacturers and retailers

   100 Trains for kids to play with

   Demonstrations, seminars and new products

Show Hours

Saturday 10:00a - 6:00p

Sunday 10:00a - 5:00p

Kids Under 16: FREE! (must be accompanied by a parent. No limit to the number of kids per adult).