This video is by Nick Nelson with the City of St. Paul.
The museum thanks the City of St. Paul and Nick Nelson specifically for the great work!
Nick Nelson shows video and describes the Museum when it was at Bandana Square.
Nick also discusses the museum in detail with Paul Gruetzman from the TCMRM.
In 2016, The Museum had to move – it is now at a location near University Avenue near the old Amtrak Station.
The current address is
668 Transfer Road
St. Paul Minnesota 55114
Visit the Museum
The museum is currently operating
Saturday, Sunday and Monday each week.
Saturday 10AM – 2 PM
Sunday 12 PM – 5 PM
Monday 10 AM – 3 PM
Saturday 3 PM – 7 PM
Night Trains runs through February 2022.
Nick goes through the museum and shows many of the different types of trains and also the buildings and other models.
The Museum has the internationally renowned O Scale layout.
There are also many different model gauges and scales including:
G – Garden – about 1/24th
Standard Gauge -1/32nd
O Scale – 1/48th
S Scale – 1/64th
OO Scale 1/72nd
HO Scale – 1/87th
N Scale 1/ 160th
Z scale – 1/22th.
Toy trains are also represented from different manufacturers including:
Lionel, American Flyer, Marklin, Marx and others.
Thomas the Tank trains are also exhibited.
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