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Osoyoos Desert Model Railroad

11611 115th St, Osoyoos, British Columbia V0H 1V5, Canada
+1 250-495-6842
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AMAZING PLACE - YOU MUST VISIT !

Spent a wonderful afternoon here. The model trains are absolutely fantastic and the layouts are... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Jimbo999186402
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
Best place ever.

DONT MISS THIS ONE IT IS MORE THAN WE EXPECTED. We took my 92 year old father and my 88 year old... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
yukonwild_777
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Summerland, Canada
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“all ages”(48 reviews)
“hand painted”(23 reviews)
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OPEN YEAR ROUND Monday to Saturday. A world Class Miniature Wonderland Experience. 4000 sq ft. of family fun with up to 45 computer controlled trains traveling on 2 km (1 1/4 miles) of tracks weaving through mountains and towns. Discover the 18000...more
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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11611 115th St, Osoyoos, British Columbia V0H 1V5, Canada
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+1 250-495-6842
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"attention to detail"
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"all ages"
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"hand painted"
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Spent a wonderful afternoon here. The model trains are absolutely fantastic and the layouts are INCREDIBLE ! Paol, the owner, is a fascinating man and great to talk to. He has spent most of his life making this model and it shows ! The place...More

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UllaPedersen, Owner at Osoyoos Desert Model Railroad, responded to this reviewResponded today

Thank you so much for visiting our model railroad and I am so glad you had such a good time here. You are right my husband is an amazing guy and I am so lucky to have him in my life. We are located in...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

DONT MISS THIS ONE IT IS MORE THAN WE EXPECTED. We took my 92 year old father and my 88 year old mother. I just couldn’t believe all those hand painted people

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UllaPedersen, Owner at Osoyoos Desert Model Railroad, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Yes, our place is a place for kids of all ages and your comments demonstrates that beautifully. We thank you very much for visiting our model railroad display and we hope to see you again soon.

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Reviewed 10 April 2018

We were on fence about visiting this place as we had been to the Miniature World in Victoria, BC but decided to visit nonetheless. The building that houses the Desert Model looks like a warehouse and you have no idea what gem it's hiding inside...More

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UllaPedersen, Owner at Osoyoos Desert Model Railroad, responded to this reviewResponded 13 April 2018

Your re-action to our warehouse building is quite common and it just proves the point that you really can't judge a book by it cover! I am so glad you decided to come and check us out and that you had such a good time...More

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Reviewed 30 March 2018

We've been to Miniature World in Victoria and many small train exhibits in other tourist traps. This place blows all those away. If your wondering why you should bother coming to see this - I'll give you the 'tourist' perspective. No spoilers - just here's...More

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UllaPedersen, Owner at Osoyoos Desert Model Railroad, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2018

You are our #500 review on TripAdvisor and what a fabulous way to celebrate that milestone for us. Your interpretation of your visit to our model railroad display is just so fantastic and spot on, so thank you very much for that. We are indeed...More

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Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

It's really cool and there's a lot to see. It's really cool when the lights go out and its like a hole different thing to see

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UllaPedersen, Owner at Osoyoos Desert Model Railroad, responded to this reviewResponded 7 March 2018

Thank you for visiting us at our model railroad display and for describing us as a cool place. When the lights dim you get transported into a whole different world as you see the display completely different. We hope yo see you again.

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Reviewed 4 March 2018

If you are looking for a cool place to go with you and the kids. You must check out Osoyoos Desert Model Railroad

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UllaPedersen, Owner at Osoyoos Desert Model Railroad, responded to this reviewResponded 7 March 2018

We thank you for coming to visit us at our model railroad exhibit and for your review. Our place is for kids of all ages - young and old - and our oldest visitor was over 100 years! Please come visit us again.

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Reviewed 26 February 2018 via mobile

I was actually surprised at just how much stuff there is to look at! The first floor is a cute little gift-shop, and the second floor is where all the magic happens. You could easily spend an hour watching all of the different trains and...More

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UllaPedersen, Owner at Osoyoos Desert Model Railroad, responded to this reviewResponded 1 March 2018

It is so nice to hear that we could surprise you with our model railroad display. I am so glad you got to experience all the magic happenings upstairs in the train room. The car system is a great hit especially with little kids following...More

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Reviewed 31 January 2018

This unique family developed attraction is a testament to ingenuity and attention to detail. From the moment one walks in you are memorized by the feat of development. The staff are friendly, engaging and open to questions. There are stairs in to the display. I...More

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UllaPedersen, Owner at Osoyoos Desert Model Railroad, responded to this reviewResponded 1 February 2018

We thank you for visiting us at our model railroad display and are very glad you were mesmerized during your visit here. Yes, we do have stairs up to the train room, but right next to them we also have an elevator, as I am...More

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Reviewed 27 January 2018 via mobile

Came here with our family expecting a small but fun attraction. What we found was simply amazing. A true labour of love. I don't think you can appreciate it all in one visit. A must see while in Osoyoos. We will be back.

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UllaPedersen, Owner at Osoyoos Desert Model Railroad, responded to this reviewResponded 30 January 2018

Thank you very much for visiting us at our model railroad exhibit and I am so happy we could impress you. As you also discovered there is so much to see with lots and lots of little details. We hope to see you again soon.

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Reviewed 23 January 2018

I lived in Osoyoos for 24 years before I visited and would surely visit again. It is amazing, all the little pieces are made and painted by the owner. She is quite the artist.More

Thank Anne M
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UllaPedersen, Owner at Osoyoos Desert Model Railroad, responded to this reviewResponded 24 January 2018

Thank you very much for visiting us at our model train display and I am glad you finally came to see us. All the little people come unpainted from Germany and it is correct that I paint them all and to date I have painted...More

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