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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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great kids trip

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

Reviewed 1 week ago
MontyG111
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Vancouver, Canada
The land of the little people.

It is very interesting for a lot of people. There was a lot of hard work go into creating this. I... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Lancer524
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Coaldale, 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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“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 1 week ago

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 3 days ago

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 2 weeks ago

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

Thank Lancer524
UllaPedersen, Owner at Osoyoos Desert Model Railroad, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago 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.

Thank heather_mh007
UllaPedersen, Owner at Osoyoos Desert Model Railroad, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I am not normally a miniature train museum type person, but I decided to join my husband today. What an amazing experience. This family run business has provided a top notch miniature train museum appropriate for all ages. The amount of work and detail is...More

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

I am so happy to hear you had such a good time visiting our model railroad display even though you maybe are not a train person per say. As you also discovered we have so much to offer with so many things to look for...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our family (who has visited a number of model train exhibits) were gobsmacked at the incredible detail to which this family created their extensive model train world. One of the best we've ever seen. It is a work of art that is carefully thought out,...More

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

Double WOW for your wonderful review of your visit here at our model railroad display. It is very gratifying to hear such praise from train enthusiasts and I am very happy to hear you and your family had such a wonderful time here and I'll...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My Uncle, the train nut, recently passed away and when I saw this place in Osoyoos, I just had to go in. Both my husband and I throughly enjoyed ourselves and would go again if we are in the neighbourhood because there is soooo much...More

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

What a nice way to honour your uncle and pay tribute to him being a train nut. I am married to one myself, so I know all about it! Thank you so much for visiting us at our model train display and for giving us...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Me and my husband explored tones of the valley while on our 2nd anniversary trip. This would be one of my favourite attractions, if not my most favourite of the whole week! Just amazing the work those couples have done! I could have spent all...More

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

Wow, not very often we hear complaints about the night time, as that is one of the favourite things for people to see, but I guess you got an earful from that lady. Sorry about that. I am so glad you and your husband had...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This has to be the most impressive train layout in the world. A true inspiration and dedication to a hobby. The detail is inspiring and after 2 hours I had not amen it sll in .i was visiting from the UK and this was the...More

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

We are so glad to hear you ranked us so high regarding your visit to Canada. As for being the most impressive train layout in the world I would be remiss if I didn't mention the big one in Hamburg, Germany, which is 10 times...More

Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

Outstanding and incredible , the layout and reality of the scenery and trains will leave you dumbfounded at the artistry and designs. So much work put into lt. so much to see. Highly recommend to check it out.More

Thank Tony S
UllaPedersen, Owner at Osoyoos Desert Model Railroad, responded to this reviewResponded 13 September 2017

Sure sounds like you had a really good time visiting us at our model railroad display. We don't consider what we do work - we are still just playing and having fun creating our wonderfully whimsical miniature fantasy world. Thanks for your high recommendation and...More

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