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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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Best Model Railway

The location is a little ways from the Main Street in the industrial area, but worth the drive. The... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Darlene O
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Calgary, Canada
via mobile
Great place to spend hours on a rainy day!

The place is fascinating! There are so many little things to discover while walking around the rail... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Selina1988
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Vancouver, 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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11611 115th St, Osoyoos, British Columbia V0H 1V5, Canada
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The location is a little ways from the Main Street in the industrial area, but worth the drive. The extensive and detailed settings for the trains are the best I have ever seen. An unexpected gem in a small town.

Thank Darlene O
Reviewed 1 week ago

The place is fascinating! There are so many little things to discover while walking around the rail model displays.

Thank Selina1988
UllaPedersen, Owner at Osoyoos Desert Model Railroad, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

I am glad you had such a great time visiting us at our model railroad display. Thank you for visiting and we hope to see you again - rain or shine.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Must be seen to be truly appreciated! Could go here time after time and see something different each time.

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

Thank you very much for visiting us at our model railroad display and we hope to see you again.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This model railroad display is incredibly intricate and so mesmerizing. You can tell in the detail that the family is very dedicated to this art form and takes great care and an immense amount of time to maintain and improve upon the countless number of...More

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

I am so glad we could impress you with our model railroad display. You described very eloquently what people can expect when they visit us and we thank you very much for your great review and for coming to visit us. We hope to see...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A must see for the young and old if you are in Osoyoos. We were welcomed on this cold winter day by the owner/creator and he made sure that all the trains were running in whatever part of the display we were in. All members...More

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

Thank you very much for visiting us at our model railroad exhibit. I see you found our most popular beach and spotted its uniqueness! It is great to hear all of your family had a wonderful time and experience spotting different things. My husband is...More

Reviewed 7 December 2017

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

Thank suncone
UllaPedersen, Owner at Osoyoos Desert Model Railroad, responded to this reviewResponded 11 December 2017

Thank you so much for your fantastic review and for coming to visit us at our model train display. You captured beautifully what we have to offer here from our location, price, gift shop, your high recommendation to all the details you will see in...More

Reviewed 9 November 2017 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 10 November 2017

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

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