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Osoyoos Desert Model Railroad

Closed Now: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Open today: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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Amazing

Four of us visited this attraction Jan 21, 2019. We were all amazed at the display of the trains... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Allan W
Unbelievable

This must-see museum is more than you can imagine. We were fascinated, overwhelmed and so... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
PerkyLinda
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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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11611 115th St, Osoyoos, British Columbia V0H 1V5, Canada
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Reviewed 2 days ago

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
Thank Allan W
Reviewed 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 5 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 December 11, 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 December 17, 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 December 4, 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 December 17, 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

Reviewed November 17, 2018

I was amazed by the great detail and incredible set up and kicked myself today for not seeing this gem earlier than just today. All these years past was my not knowing how wonderful this place really is! If I could give 10 of 10...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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UllaPedersen, Owner at Osoyoos Desert Model Railroad, responded to this reviewResponded November 27, 2018

WOW. Fantastic review and I am so glad you finally discovered us and came to visit our model railroad place. We are located in the Industrial Park and therefore still within town boundaries and only 5 min from downtown Osoyoos. We hope you will come...More

Reviewed November 7, 2018

Many rooms with trains and busses and cars and villagers...etc. Just fantastic, plan to spend the whole day there and start early.More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank adam3mf
UllaPedersen, Owner at Osoyoos Desert Model Railroad, responded to this reviewResponded November 13, 2018

Thanks for your high recommendation and for visiting us at our train place. The average time people spend here is about 45 min to 1 hour, but you can indeed spend the whole day here is you so choose. We hope to see you again...More

Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

This place is awesome. Highly recommend Lovely family that created this cool place. Not very many places are open year around, 6 days a week in OsoyoosMore

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Pam T
UllaPedersen, Owner at Osoyoos Desert Model Railroad, responded to this reviewResponded November 13, 2018

We thank you for visiting us at our model train display and for noticing we are indeed open year round. The only day we are always closed is Sunday except for the first Sunday in December where we have a fundraising event for the Osoyoos...More

Reviewed November 6, 2018

My husband I finally stopped in to visit the Osoyoos Desert Model Railroad yesterday. We were amazed at the display and could only imagine the hours and hours of love that went into this display. I am a bit shocked that someone took the time...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Tracy N
UllaPedersen, Owner at Osoyoos Desert Model Railroad, responded to this reviewResponded November 13, 2018

Thank you very much for visiting us at our model railroad display and for defending us against the one terrible review we have had. Your comment about wanting to be "shrunk" is one we hear all the time and especially from kids, as they want...More

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