New Exhibits for 2013-2014 Night Trains Season

New Z Scale Layout

Be sure to see the new exhibits that will be featured at the Twin City Model Railroad Museum for the 2013-2014 Night Trains season! New exhibits at TCMRM’s Toy Train Division include two layouts at the opposite ends of the spectrum of model railroad scale layouts, G … [Read more...]

Bill Schrankler Book Signing on January 4, 11, and 18

Shadows of Time... Minnesota's Surviving Railroad Depots

Meet Night Trains’ Special Guest, Bill Schrankler, author of Shadows of Time...Minnesota’s Surviving Railroad Depots. A major new work on Minnesota railroad history, his 256-page full-color publication is an enjoyable book for both the serious rail fan and curious history … [Read more...]

2013-2014 Night Trains Season begins November 30th

All Aboard for Night Trains

Night Trains Season begins this month with a Night Trains premiere on Black Friday, November 29th, the Friday evening after Thanksgiving, and continues every Saturday night from November 30th until February 22nd. Santa will be hanging out the Museum from 6:00 pm to 9:00 … [Read more...]

Thomas and Friends Wooden Railway Sale Starts November 1st

Thomas Wooden Railway

The Twin City Model Railroad Museum’s gift shop is having their annual sale for Thomas and Friends Wooden Railway items starting November 1st and runs through Christmas or while supplies last! Do your holiday shopping for your young engineers at the Twin City Model … [Read more...]

Circus to Rails Show Coming October 12th and 13th, 2013

Circus Train

The Circus To Rails Exhibit is Coming to Twin City Model Railroad Museum October 12th and 13th, 2013. On display will be fantastic array of circus models by Zellmar Bros Ring 80 of Circus Model Builders Inc. Come see hundreds of elephant, horses, lions, tigers and … [Read more...]

Chicago Burlington and Quincy (CB&Q)

Chicago Burlington and Quincy Logo

Burlington Route between Chicago and the Twin Cities Where nature smiles for 300 miles In 1886, the Chicago Burlington and Northern, owned by the Chicago Burlington and Quincy (CB&Q), completed its line following the Mississippi River for 300 scenic miles from … [Read more...]

Celebrate National Train Day 2013 on May 11th

National Train Day 2013

  Celebrate National Train Day, May 11th, with the Twin City Model Railroad Museum The Twin City Model Railroad Museum will observe National Train Day, May 11, 2013 at its annual Spring Fairgrounds Hobby Show and Sale in the Education Building, 1372 Cosgrove Street, … [Read more...]

Milwaukee Road Day—February 16 at the Twin City Model Railroad Museum

The Milwaukee Road

Fans of the Milwaukee railroad join us Saturday, February 16th for the Twin City Model Railroad Museum’s salute to the Milwaukee Road, when we feature trains of the Milwaukee Road operating on many of the TCMRM’s operating layouts. So put on your Milwaukee gear, and join … [Read more...]

Night Trains 2012-2013 Season Ends February 23rd!

Night Trains 2012-2013

There are only a few sessions remaining in the 2012-2013 Night Trains season. Don’t miss your chance to see Night Trains before the season ends on Saturday, February 23rd. Check out the video below, taken during a recent Night Trains … [Read more...]

Join Us for Night Trains on New Year’s Eve

Night Trains New Year's Eve

Ring in the New Year; bring your family to the Twin City Model Railroad Museum for a Night Trains Extra on New Year's Eve, December 31st, 6 to 9 p.m. There will also be railroad depot art by John Cartwright on display. About Night Trains Night Trains Season is a … [Read more...]