Night Trains 2011-2012 Season

Night Trains

Night Trains returns to the Twin City Model Railroad Museum A holiday tradition continues with the arrival of the annual Night Trains event at the Twin City Model Railroad Museum. On Saturday nights, the lights are turned down and the giant size O scale layout comes … [Read more...]

Anaphylaxis & Food Allergy Association Night Trains Fundraiser

Anaphylaxis & Food Allergy Association Fundraiser

The Twin City Model Railroad Museum is teaming up with the Anaphylaxis & Food Allergy Association (AFAA) of Minnesota for a special fundraising event. A portion of the evening’s proceeds will be donated to AFAA of MN to help support awareness and avoidance programs in … [Read more...]

Sale on Thomas Wooden Railway Trains

Thomas Wooden Railway

Do your holiday shopping for your young engineers at the Twin City Model Railroad Museum's gift shop and save 20% on Thomas Wooden Railway Trains. Sale runs through December 23rd. … [Read more...]

Santa to Make an Appearance at Toy Train Division

Santa is Coming to Toy Train Division

Sources at The North Pole report Santa will be at the Twin City Model Railroad Museum's Toy Train Division (Chimneys Building) Saturday, December 17th, 10 AM to 2 PM and for Night Trains 6-9 PM running toy trains rehearsing for his journey around the world on Christmas … [Read more...]

Canadian Pacific Rail Holiday Train Food Drive

Canadian Pacific Holiday Train

The Twin City Model Railroad Museum will be accepting non-perishable food items to support the CP Rail Holiday Train Food Drive! On Sunday night, December 11th the CP Rail Holiday Train rolls into town collecting food for local food shelves. To help support the event, … [Read more...]

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

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 … [Read more...]

Twin Cities Photography Group’s Night Trains Experience


It has been said that "a picture is worth a thousand words" so here's what a local photography club had to say and show about their experience at the final Night Trains session of the 2010 – 2011 season. However, if you haven't experienced Night Trains you will have to … [Read more...]

Night Trains Opener is Huge Success


Another Night Trains season opened on November 27th to a huge crowd; they came from as far as Indiana and Illinois (maybe farther.) Many were in town for the Thanksgiving Holiday to visit family and friends and to experience a Twin Cities Holiday tradition; TCMRM’s annual … [Read more...]

Twin City Model Railroad Museum at the World’s Greatest Hobby Show

World's Greatest Hobby

The Twin City Model Railroad Museum participated at the World’s Greatest Hobby Show on November 20th and 21st where it entertained hundreds of future engineers when it unveiled its new transportable Thomas the Tank Engine layout.   The new layout, made by member Matt … [Read more...]

Night Trains 2010-2011


Night Trains runs Saturday nights, Nov. 27, 2010 – Feb. 26, 2011 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm (closed Dec. 25th) Operations will feature special lighted models of passenger trains and street cars that once served the Twin Cities and all America. Among them will be famous names such … [Read more...]