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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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Awesome absolutely awesome!

This model railway museum will leave you in absolute awe. We were amazed at intricately modelled... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Rose E
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Lethbridge
via mobile
Osyoos model railroad

Totally cool. The railroads are the least of it. The attention to detail in the backdrops and the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
G C
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Calgary, Canada
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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 + hand-painted little people and animals in scale 1:87 (HO) placed in humorous and funny situations and scenes. You'll be impressed with the devotion to details and the charm and humor of the presentation. Watch with delight, the unique operational car system running through towns, stopping for gas and traffic lights. So much more than just Trains.When driving from downtown Osoyoos, take Hwy 3 towards Vancouver (about 3 km.) Turn left at the SECOND enterance into the Buena Vista Industrial Park onto 115th Street. Look for the yellow warehouse with the big signs out front.
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“hand painted” (23 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
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11611 115th St, Osoyoos, British Columbia V0H 1V5, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This model railway museum will leave you in absolute awe. We were amazed at intricately modelled figures and the landscaping and of course all of the trains making their way through each little town. You won't want to miss it as you visit the wonderful...More

Thank Rose E
Reviewed 2 days ago

Totally cool. The railroads are the least of it. The attention to detail in the backdrops and the hand painted figures are amazing. He has thought of every scenario you could possibly see by railroad. Ski hill with moving gondola and skiers on the mtns,...More

Thank G C
Reviewed 3 days ago

I had no idea what to expect! Such a cool place and so much to see. My daughter loved it, as did I. Hidden gem in Osoyoos.

Thank shancam77
UllaPedersen, Owner at Osoyoos Desert Model Railroad, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you so much for visiting us at our model railroad display and we are so happy you and your daughter had such a wonderful time here. We hope to see you again.

Reviewed 1 week ago

We went on a very hot day and really enjoyed a couple of hours there. We found the exhibit charming and the more you looked, the more you found. Highly recommend this for all ages.More

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

We thank you very much for coming to visit us at our model railroad display and for your high recommendation. You are so right, the more you look, the more details you will find as we have an abundance of them. We hope to see...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really worth a visit. Super cool with kids. The details are amazing. It's a mus if you have kids or if you like miniatures.

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UllaPedersen, Owner at Osoyoos Desert Model Railroad, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for coming to visit us at our model railroad. We are a place for kids of all ages be they 1 or 101 years and we are so glad we could "WOW" you. We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had the best time checking out each and every detail of this amazing display. We loved all the moving parts and the whimsical feeling it left us!More

Thank bsrayment
UllaPedersen, Owner at Osoyoos Desert Model Railroad, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We are so glad to hear you left our model railroad feeling whimsical and that you loved our place with all the details of moving parts. Thank you very much for taking the time to give us a fantastic review and for visiting us and...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In our visit to Osoyoos, this attraction was a huge hit with our family. Both of our children (age 4 and 7) were fascinated, and the level of detail and whimsical features were enough to satisfy mom and dad, too. There's a nice "family business"...More

Thank bryancanada
UllaPedersen, Owner at Osoyoos Desert Model Railroad, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

It is so gratifying to read your comments about us being your kids favourite stop here in Osoyoos. We are completely a family oriented business with our daughter and son-in-law very much participating and involved in every aspect of our model railroad display. I am...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The model railway is located in a large storage facility just off the main highway north to Penticton. It turned out to be an excellent setup showcasing the passion of four Danish people who had moved here in the early 90’s. It was basically an...More

Thank TassieTravellers99
UllaPedersen, Owner at Osoyoos Desert Model Railroad, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

What a fantastic review and comments you made about our model railroad and we thank you very much for that. We are located in the Industrial Park just off Highway #3 going towards Vancouver in a big yellow Warehouse. How very astute of you to...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Yes, the size of the display and the hours of dedication required to assemble and paint the exhibit are impressive. The family can be proud of their creation. But let's be honest... most of the buildings, trees and landscaping are pre-made plastic components that can...More

Thank szalanc
UllaPedersen, Owner at Osoyoos Desert Model Railroad, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Obviously we did not impress you with our creation and we are sorry to hear that. It seems you came with the notion that you would see a diorama of a particular place or time and we are far from that. We are in fact...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We brought our two year old son and we all loved it. What the founders have done is amazing work, pretty cool to see them all there that day working still. This is a special spot and well worth checking out !!!

Thank Jesse C
UllaPedersen, Owner at Osoyoos Desert Model Railroad, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you very much for coming to visit us at our model railroad display and we are so glad to hear your 2 year old son loved it. We hope to see you again.

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