The World of Model Railways is one of Cornwall's premier tourist attractions, with one of the best model shops in the South-West of England.
N.B. - children under 5 years are admitted FREE since last year - see entry prices on our Visitor Information page.
2015-16 Winter Season Opening:
We shall be open daily 12 till 4 during the school Christmas holidays from Saturday 19th December till Sunday 3rd January with last entries half an hour before closing time. We shall be closed Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and Boxing Day. After 3rd January the exhibition will be closed till the February half-term.
Our OO gauge Main Layout has over 30 trains travelling through varied landscapes including town, country, seaside and even an Alpine Winter.
The 'Junior Junction' childrens' railway features Hornby Thomas The Tank engine characters and a model circus.
The indoor Garden Railway shows how you can transform your own garden to run large scale trains - and you can have a go at driving them yourself!
The night is lit up with fun and action on our operating fairground scene.
Static displays show hundreds of superb locomotives and models.
Stocks a wide range for the enthusiast and modeller, from Thomas the Tank to the best in finescale model railways. We have BigJigs Wooden Railway, Take'n'Play, and Sylvanian Families.
You can buy from our shop by telephone, mail order, or by visiting the exhibition in person but we no longer operate an on-line shop. We accept credit & debit cards as well as cheques in UK Sterling or foreign currencies.
Ferrero Rocher box Diorama Competition We are re-launching our modelling competition with a closing date at the end of October next year (2016). Click on the link at top left for full details
Peco N gauge China clay wagons with the iconic blue ECC hoods are now in stock, price £10.75 each. These are the models we used to have made exclusively for us but we have turned the job entirely over to Peco who have produced a new mould for the ECC hood.