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Largest - Operating Model Railroad Museum in the World - San Diego, CA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member denben
N 32° 43.884 W 117° 08.932
11S E 486051 N 3621520
Quick Description: The San Diego Model Railroad Museum is located in Balboa Park, inside the Casa de Balboa Building on the lower level.
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 4/14/2019 8:57:55 PM
Waymark Code: WM10CPH
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member jhuoni
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Long Description:
At 28,000 square feet, the San Diego Model Railroad Museum is the world's largest operating model railroad museum.

Dedicated to preserving the heritage of railroading, the unique museum has a series of miniature representations of California railroads, including four enormous scale and model layouts of Southwest railroads.

In addition, the San Diego Model Railroad Museum features a Toy Train Gallery with an interactive Lionel layout for children and state-of-the-art theater lighting.

Since its opening to the public in March of 1982, the museum is now approaching 3 million visitors. The museum has played host to numerous conventions, organizations, school groups, and community functions.

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Type of documentation of superlative status: Website

Location of coordinates: Entrance of the building

Web Site: [Web Link]

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