We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Osoyoos Desert Model Railroad

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Review Highlights
It’s amazing as to the amount of trains & displays you can see while visiting

We went to visit the Desert Modell Railroad with our daughter and grandkids and all of us... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
2018Wwinter
,
Osoyoos, Canada
Echo

We echo the sentiments of many of the reviews on the page. We have found that many smaller... read more

Reviewed 13 February 2019
RussandJohann
,
Edmonton, Canada
Read all 561 reviews
196
All photos (196)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent86%
  • Very good12%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“all ages”(56 reviews)
“hand painted”(28 reviews)
About
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
Closed Now
Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
See all hours
Contact
11611 115th St, Osoyoos, British Columbia V0H 1V5, Canada
Website
+1 250-495-6842
Call
Improve This Listing
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around Osoyoos
from US$75.55
More Info
from US$98.49
More Info
from US$113.76
More Info
Reviews (561)
Filter reviews
553 results
Traveller rating
478
68
6
0
1
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
478
68
6
0
1
Show reviews that mention
All reviews attention to detail all ages hand painted amazing race miniature world amazing display nude beach trains running square feet could spend hours room lights rainy day mind boggling this place is amazing two hours scenes details
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 553 reviews
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We went to visit the Desert Modell Railroad with our daughter and grandkids and all of us thoroughly enjoyed it. You could spend hours inside and find new miniature people, car, trains, etc. We would highly recommend that everyone stop in to visit this piece...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 2018Wwinter
UllaPedersen, Owner at Osoyoos Desert Model Railroad, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

It is not very often we get reviews from our hometown, so we thank you very much for that and for your very high recommendation. It is simply just wonderful for us to hear 3 generations thoroughly enjoying themselves and all of you having such...More

Reviewed 13 February 2019 via mobile

The Osoyoos Desert Model Railroad is a labour of love and well worth a visit. Young and old will be amazed by the detailed landscapes the trains traverse. This is not to be missed by any visitor to the south Okanagan valley.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank HabsBob
UllaPedersen, Owner at Osoyoos Desert Model Railroad, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We thank you very much for visiting our model railroad display and we hope to see you again.

Reviewed 13 February 2019

We echo the sentiments of many of the reviews on the page. We have found that many smaller communities have amazing attractions IF you take the time to explore and find them. The Osoyoos Desert Model Railroad is one of those. The imagination and work...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank RussandJohann
UllaPedersen, Owner at Osoyoos Desert Model Railroad, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

What a wonderful review you have given us and we thank you for it and for visiting us at our model railroad exhibit. We have found the exact same thing in our travels around the world and have discovered many hidden gems because we took...More

Reviewed 26 January 2019

This place was incredible, what an experience seeing the detail and workmanship that went into building this display. We spent over two hours and were is such awe over the detail of the displays.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank hotelgenies
UllaPedersen, Owner at Osoyoos Desert Model Railroad, responded to this reviewResponded 1 February 2019

We thank you so much for visiting our model railroad display and I am so happy you had such an awesome experience taking in all the many, many details. We certainly look forward to seeing you again.

Reviewed 23 January 2019

Four of us visited this attraction Jan 21, 2019. We were all amazed at the display of the trains and background settings. The display is 4000 square feet spread out in the building with very easy viewing. The detail and intricacies of the trains and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Allan W
UllaPedersen, Owner at Osoyoos Desert Model Railroad, responded to this reviewResponded 29 January 2019

It is wonderful to hear you all had such a good time visiting us at our model railroad display. We do have lots and lots of little details for you to discover and have a good laugh at, and the very latest Try Me button...More

Reviewed 16 January 2019

This must-see museum is more than you can imagine. We were fascinated, overwhelmed and so surprised. We spent 2 1/2 hours there and would definitely go back. Even the gift shop is worth a trip. Fabulous!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank PerkyLinda
UllaPedersen, Owner at Osoyoos Desert Model Railroad, responded to this reviewResponded 17 January 2019

Thank you very much for visiting our model railroad and for your enthusiastic review. It is always wonderful to hear you had such a good time here. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 4 January 2019

Awesome❤️Age appropriate for all ages. Lots to see. Workmanship is excellent, and the owners are very accommodating.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Curious275672
UllaPedersen, Owner at Osoyoos Desert Model Railroad, responded to this reviewResponded 7 January 2019

I am so glad you had such a good time here and thank you for visiting us. We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 20 December 2018

Get ready to feel like a child again and imagine yourself becoming miniature and living in these tiny spaces. They are incredibly realistic. I could feel my eyes opening wider and wider as I noticed all of the tiny details. All ages will love spending...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Deborah P
UllaPedersen, Owner at Osoyoos Desert Model Railroad, responded to this reviewResponded 29 December 2018

A lot of people think like you do and they want to live in our miniature fantasy world, as there is so much fun stuff happening and they want to be part of it. Thank you very much for visiting us at our model railroad...More

Reviewed 11 December 2018

Such detail and run by a computer. You'll be blown away. There are many many scenes of all kinds of places. There is even a red light district. There are snow scenes with skiers, trains buses, cars, saw mills and many more.More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank plhagh
UllaPedersen, Owner at Osoyoos Desert Model Railroad, responded to this reviewResponded 18 December 2018

Thank you for your very nice review and for visiting us at our model train exhibit. As we have up to 45 trains running at all times we actually have 4 computers to keep track of every movement and every train. Whatever you see in...More

Reviewed 4 December 2018 via mobile

A must see while in Osoyoos. Will captivate all ages. A decorated Christmas train runs through the villages too, at Christmas time. As the display is on the 2nd floor, there is elevator access. A small gift shop with all things train is at the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank jetlagclubmember
UllaPedersen, Owner at Osoyoos Desert Model Railroad, responded to this reviewResponded 18 December 2018

Thank you very much for visiting our model railroad display and for your rave review. The decorated Christmas train is a new feature this year and very popular as it looks spectacular. Our gift shop is filled with all things train as you noted, so...More

View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 26 nearby hotels
The Westridge Inn Resort
53 reviews
1.71 km away
Super 8 by Wyndham Osoyoos
376 reviews
2.12 km away
Boundary Motel
50 reviews
2.17 km away
Avalon Inn
61 reviews
2.18 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 62 nearby restaurants
Jojo's Cafe
576 reviews
2.76 km away
Convivia Bistro Cuisine
462 reviews
2.77 km away
Diamond Steak & Seafood House
317 reviews
2.44 km away
Smitty's Family Restaurant
377 reviews
2.42 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 61 nearby attractions
Osoyoos Visitor Centre
121 reviews
1.72 km away
Desert Centre
143 reviews
2.04 km away
La Stella Winery
98 reviews
1.54 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Osoyoos Desert Model Railroad staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines