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Excellent Shop!!

Tucked away near the city gate of the same name, Monkbar Models is the quintessential model railway... read more

Reviewed 7 March 2018
Letchworth, United Kingdom
via mobile
Aladdins Cave. Take your credit card if you dare!

For all men who are boys at heart. Look there's the 'X' that I made when I was 10. A veritable... read more

Reviewed 16 September 2017
Steve C
London, United Kingdom
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6 Mar 2018
“Excellent Shop!!”
16 Sep 2017
“Aladdins Cave. Take your credit card if you dare!”
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Reviewed 7 March 2018 via mobile

Tucked away near the city gate of the same name, Monkbar Models is the quintessential model railway shop stocking literally anything you can think of related to the hobby... I was impressed by the staff, very happy to chat and with extensive experience and knowledge,...More

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Reviewed 16 September 2017

For all men who are boys at heart. Look there's the 'X' that I made when I was 10. A veritable treasure trove of model railway stuff, airfix models, paints and accessories, jigsaws and many more items. Took two friends who came to stay with...More

Thank Steve C
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Apart from the Railway Museum, one of my most wanted too see places in York was the Monkbar Model shop. It looked good on its website but in reality it was even better. I managed to get a Hornby Engine that is not easy to...More

1  Thank John B
Reviewed 25 April 2017

This model shop has a great selection of diecast cars, models, trains and slotcars. The staff are friendly and helpful. Thankfully, I went in on a budget, as I could have bought much more!

2  Thank chris5022017
Reviewed 10 April 2017

If you like models then this is THE place for you ! A huge range of stock considering the size of the place, hidden away at the side of the Monk Bar Gate itself. I could have spent a fortune in this shop; friendly staff...More

2  Thank mikepa1960
Reviewed 12 August 2016

Spotted this shop tucked to the side of Monks ar. Wow it sells everything is absolutely full of all kinds of modelling kits and parts. From nautical, aero and vehicle mode kits. Scaletrix and amazing range of all things train. My son spotted the shop...More

2  Thank LydiaCarlisle
Reviewed 19 August 2015

This guy seems to have so many diverse military model kits & soldiers from round the world in his stock for enthusiasts. My young son loved it in here. Proprietor was very helpful as well.

3  Thank xenon308daily
Reviewed 3 July 2015

Good choice for the model collector especially die cast models. Competitive price always find one, two or more I have to buy.

2  Thank Patricia A
Reviewed 31 July 2014

Monk bar Model shop is one of the best model railway shops we've been to in England. It occupies a split level property right next to the historic Monk bar. In fact you can't go up the Monk bar gate staircase without glimpsing the Model...More

2  Thank The_Concierge_8
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