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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 detail

It is fantastic and would be enjoyed by young and old. So much detail and thought was put in to the... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
suncone
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Ontario,Canada
Loved this place

We went twice in two weeks ; it’s the first thing my three year old talked about when he was woke... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Choosethis
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Calgary
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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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“all ages” (48 reviews)
“hand painted” (23 reviews)
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11611 115th St, Osoyoos, British Columbia V0H 1V5, Canada
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Reviewed 5 days ago

It is fantastic and would be enjoyed by young and old. So much detail and thought was put in to the displays. I took picture after picture to show our grandson. He would be amazed at all of the trains, plus all of the other...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went twice in two weeks ; it’s the first thing my three year old talked about when he was woke up .More

Thank Choosethis
UllaPedersen, Owner at Osoyoos Desert Model Railroad, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for visiting us at our model railroad a couple of times within a very short period. It is so rewarding for us to hear about your son's love for our place and we thank you very much for sharing it with...More

Reviewed 31 October 2017 via mobile

Pleasantly surprised! So much to see! Very detailed, well thought out. We had a 3.5 year old and this kept his attention, no problem! Definitely recommend if you only have an hour or so before continuing on. Affordable, costing 3 of us $21. Has a...More

Thank Lisa L
UllaPedersen, Owner at Osoyoos Desert Model Railroad, responded to this reviewResponded 4 November 2017

Wonderful to hear you all had such a good time here and especially nice to hear your young son also enjoyed it so much. We have a very nice gift shop with lots of unique items from only a few dollars up to several hundreds,...More

Reviewed 26 October 2017

Great detail very realistic. They have such a great imagination and such fine detail. As well as trains there are many different scenes such as a burning building. you have to see for yourself. From the outside the building just looks like a warehouse so...More

Thank Keith G
UllaPedersen, Owner at Osoyoos Desert Model Railroad, responded to this reviewResponded 30 October 2017

Thank you very much for coming to visit us at our model railroad exhibit and for your high recommendation. Yes, our building is a big warehouse, so just look for the big yellow one and then you have found us. As you mentioned there are...More

Reviewed 21 October 2017

My sister took me to this amazing attraction for my birthday this year. As we headed towards this little piece of Europe in the Okanagan, she finally told me where we were going. We originally saw this remarkable model train railroad on Amazing Race Canada...More

Thank Yvonne B
UllaPedersen, Owner at Osoyoos Desert Model Railroad, responded to this reviewResponded 25 October 2017

I am so thrilled you loved your birthday surprise from your sister, when she took you to visit our model railroad display. It sure sounds like you enjoyed it a lot whether it was daytime or nighttime here in our fantasy miniature wonderland. Both have...More

Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

I’m speechless, this is absolutely the most incredible attraction! The amount of craftsmanship and dedication of this family to this project is astounding. The attention to all the details, scenery, and the life like resemblance is amazing. Our now adult son lived trains as a...More

Thank John G
UllaPedersen, Owner at Osoyoos Desert Model Railroad, responded to this reviewResponded 25 October 2017

The praise you have lavished on us is humbling and we thank you for it and for coming to visit us at our model railroad display. It is a funny thing with that train bug - once you catch it, it never seems to go...More

Reviewed 14 October 2017

My boys had an amazing time seeing the trains. They wanted to go back the next day.The owners was very friends.

Thank MontyG111
UllaPedersen, Owner at Osoyoos Desert Model Railroad, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2017

I am so glad your boys had such an amazing time visiting us at our model railroad display, that they wanted to re-visit. Thank you for sharing and for visiting and we hope to see you again.

Reviewed 5 October 2017

It is very interesting for a lot of people. There was a lot of hard work go into creating this. I could not imagine the time and effort that everyone has put into building this. All the fine features and delicate work. it is something...More

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UllaPedersen, Owner at Osoyoos Desert Model Railroad, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2017

Thank you very much for coming to visit us at our model railroad display. Your title is very apt as we have a population of little people and animals of about 19,000 scattered all over our miniature fantasy world. Lots of little kids love coming...More

Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

The amount of work and talent that has gone into this place blows my mind. It's so awesome! My whole family loves looking at the detailed display.

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UllaPedersen, Owner at Osoyoos Desert Model Railroad, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

So happy to hear you and your family have such a good time when you come to visit us at our model railroad display. Thank you for visiting and we hope to see you again.

Reviewed 25 September 2017

An hour is not enough. So many things to find and see at this layout. One of the best of its kind. Simply, a MUST SEE!

Thank Vancouvertraveller43
UllaPedersen, Owner at Osoyoos Desert Model Railroad, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2017

We thank you very much for coming to visit us at our model railroad display and for your high rating of us. Lots to see and I am glad you had such a good time here. We hope to see you again.

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