Circus to Rails Show Coming October 15th and 16th, 2011

Circus Train

Circus Train

The Twin City Model Railroad Museum is teaming up with circus modelers from around the region to host the Circus to Rails Show at Bandana Square on Saturday, October 15th from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sunday, October 16th, from noon to 5 p.m.

The circus modelers bringing their displays to the show will be set up in a separate room to the left of the main entrance on the first floor.

If you haven’t been to the Museum in awhile because there’s nothing new, this would be good time to bring your family and friends.


Admission to the Circus to Rails show will be $8 per person (kids under 5 are free) and includes admission to the Museum’s O-Scale layout and Toy Train Division.

The Museum is offering a special online discount for this show: two kids tickets (ages 5 – 12) for the price of one! Visit Living Social to take advantage of this offer.

Press Release

Come one come all October 15th and 16th to “The Circus to Rail Show” at Bandana Square, St Paul Minnesota. Zellmar Bros Ring 80 of Circus Model Builders Inc will join join us for a fantastic weekend of circus models at the Twin Cities Model Railroad Museum.

Circus Model Builders Inc is an international group dedicated to preserving circus thru models of various Circus’s both present and past in miniature. Zellmar Bros Ring 80 is a group of members from Minnesota that show together as often as possible in the area. Many of the members have shown there models around the country and for hundreds of thousands of people!

Come see hundreds of elephant, horses, lions, tigers and bears all in miniature displayed for your pleasure. See many of the famous circus acts from the past all in different scales from 1/8th inch = a foot to 1 inch = a foot.

See a colorful cavalcade of clowns cavorting, performers decked out in costumes and of course the colossal parade wagons rolling down the streets of Small Town USA! All this and more in miniature!!!!! This event promises to be a kaleidoscope of color and wonder for ages from 1 to 101!

This event is a fund raiser for the Twin Cities Model Railroad Club. Zellmar Bros. Circus Model Builders are please to be a small part of helping keep one of the most unique attractions in St Paul available to one and all to enjoy.

For information about this event or to arrange a meeting or interview, please contact Chris Grieder from the Circus Model Builders group at 952-500-2383 or by email at, or Chad Kono, Vice-President for Public Relations for the Twin City Model Railroad Museum at 612-220-3384 or by email at



  1. esteban cuenca says:

    Wow! Wish I could go see the model trains on this one… The show must have a lot of new model trains on display on the 15th to 16th of October.

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