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 now admitted FREE - see entry prices on our Visitor Information page.
Main season opening 2017
26th March to 1st October, daily except Saturdays.
Hours 10am till 5pm.
Please note that last admissions are half an hour before closing time.
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 and other well-known characters.
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 a selection of children's books & games. All main credit & debit cards are accepted.
We have reductions on all aircraft and boat plastic kits in 1/72 and 1/48 scales and Knightwing trackside kits in 1/76 scale. 009 narrow gauge trains and kits and all N scale models are also in our sale.
Remaining stocks of Sylvanian Families are on a clearance offer of up to 50% off while stocks last (which probably won't be very long)!
We have just taken in stock from another model shop that recently closed, doubling our stock and broadening our selection of models and accessories. Our 'N' gauge stock in particular is now greatly expanded. In addition to railway models we also now have stocks of plastic model kits and some wooden boat kits.