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The Suncoast Center for Fine Scale Modeling

2645 Success Dr, Odessa, FL 33556-3402
+1 727-375-3385
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The centre is located in a non descript warehouse type building on an industrial estate but easy to... read more

Reviewed 22 April 2018
nnmercman
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Camberley, United Kingdom
I brought a group to the Center and everyone loved photographing all of the items.

I recently brought 11 camera club members to the Suncoast Center for Fine Scale Modeling. Though... read more

Reviewed 22 January 2018
Radiohutch
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Safety Harbor, Florida
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Immerse yourself in the world of modeling and be inspired by works of true craftsmanship. The Suncoast Center for Fine Scale Modelling features four operating train layouts, military models, and dollhouse miniatures from around the world. Whether you just enjoy fine modeling or want to learn new techniques, you'll have a great time. The Center is OPEN the 3rd Saturday of the following months - Sep thru May and we are closed from Jun thru Aug for enhancements and renovations. We are a member of the Museum association of Florida. if you bring your membership card from one of the many attractions associated with this, there is a discounted admission.
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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2645 Success Dr, Odessa, FL 33556-3402
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+1 727-375-3385
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Reviewed 22 April 2018

The centre is located in a non descript warehouse type building on an industrial estate but easy to locate with satnav/gps. Only open to public one day each month (third Saturday), with minimal entrance fee of $9 (check website for up to date information). Even...More

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Reviewed 22 January 2018

I recently brought 11 camera club members to the Suncoast Center for Fine Scale Modeling. Though we were only there for a couple of hours most of our members said that they could have spent the day there. The Center is only open on one...More

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Reviewed 20 November 2017

Excellent Models & timeless Displays of Trains, towns & Military history! Tune out the world and allow some time on your visit to truly enjoy the attention and detail that these artisans have put into their craft. Take the drive to Odessa, enjoy the exhibits...More

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Reviewed 14 February 2017

We were here for two hours just taking in all of the incredible fine modeling work and techniques used to create these railroading scenes. Take the time to look in the windows of the little shops and read the tiny signs and take in the...More

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Reviewed 18 September 2016

Amazing place! They are only open on the third Thursday from 10-4. They are closed during the summer months. It isn't that big of a place, but it will take you awhile to see all the models and all the amazing detail. They have some...More

Thank Lisa C
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Reviewed 13 September 2016

When we went here we weren't sure what to expect. Our 8 year old and 2 year old were completely entertained. We can't wait to go back now that they are 9 and 3. I think they both could spend longer than before. We actually...More

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Reviewed 20 December 2015 via mobile

Saw this on Fox Good Day with Charlie Belcher, my 16 year son wanted to go, but not my too cool 12 year old son. Once we got there they both were completely enthralled. Spent 2 hours there, they both were taking pictures the whole...More

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Reviewed 21 September 2015 via mobile

We joined 30 of our friends from our car club recently for a visit to the Suncoast Center for Fine Scale Modeling. Wow, what a great attraction this is. The Center has many beautiful model trains running, belching smoke and transporting goods. Not only are...More

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Reviewed 27 March 2015

The museum houses the most incredible miniature trains, military and dollhouse miniatures. Many of these displays have been on the covers of magazines and have won awards here in the U.S. and in other countries. There are four operating train layouts with amazing details. Our...More

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