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North County Model Railroad Society

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Model trains - great time!

This is a small local gem in Oceanside. We go here often with the grandkids. First we let the kids... read more

Reviewed 9 April 2018
lftipping
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Oceanside, California
Nice place for kids

Nice model train layout depicting the area in the 40's. On weekends they have a layout that... read more

Reviewed 8 August 2017
meteng
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Oceanside, CA
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9 Apr 2018
“Model trains - great time!”
8 Aug 2017
“Nice place for kids”
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220 Peyri Dr, Oceanside, CA 92057-6407
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Reviewed 9 April 2018

This is a small local gem in Oceanside. We go here often with the grandkids. First we let the kids drive the trains, round and round. Then we walk around the large room with the actual model of North County San Diego layout. The design...More

1  Thank lftipping
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Nice model train layout depicting the area in the 40's. On weekends they have a layout that children can operate.

Thank meteng
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

While it is open only on Saturdays from 10:00-3:00, it is free to the public. In one area is a humongous layout in HO gauge, representing San Diego County ca. 1950. Hobbyist members of the club bring their own engines and cars, and run them...More

Thank George G
Reviewed 12 June 2017

I worked the park last Saturday and had a chance to look in on the giant built. If you are a train person, you need to see what they have done here.

1  Thank Andrew O
Reviewed 26 May 2016

We stopped by here to see Heritage Park. It wasn't much and nothing was open. But the railroad Museum was. What a delight for young and old. They are still building It and It Is so cute. They say they will be done in a...More

2  Thank GetAwayGma
Reviewed 19 May 2016

This is a fun place for kids of all ages. They have a lot of train setups and you can actually run them! Only at certain times so check out the schedule. Also, they have an old town setup that is interesting to tour.

Thank John P
Reviewed 23 December 2015

Hey super bbb best place for a day with the family and friends have some fun super bbb have good day 😊

Thank bradleyd986
Reviewed 8 November 2015

Since moving to Heritage Park, the new layout is constantly growing. The volunteers are friendly and excited to talk trains. Next to there model layout is a room for kids (of all ages) to operate trains. Open to the public only 2 days a week,...More

Thank Doc_Dern
Reviewed 9 October 2015

Do not spend the time trying to find it! It is closed or ????. We had a mice visit with an older man who didn't know what was going on but fortunately we didn't have little ones with us that would have most certainly been...More

1  Thank mommasita03
Reviewed 27 August 2015 via mobile

We took our kids here about year ago and they lived it, they had projects they were working on and I'm ready to go back and see how they look.

Thank Jacqueline S
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