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See why model railroading is the world’s greatest hobby

World's Greatest Hobby on Tour

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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

    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


Registration -- Registration purchased at the show (cash/check only)

Adults: 2 Day registration $12

Saturday only $11 Sunday only $10

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