Old Town Model Railroad Depot

Old Town Model Railroad Depot Old Town Model Train Depot is the largest privately owned O scale model train interactive San Diego attraction with over 2500 sq ft of fun for all ages.

Located in historic Old Town San Diego, the Old Town Model Railroad Depot provides visitors with a nostalgic trip back to the late 1950's America, The 2500 square foot O-Scale layouts is one of the largest in the country and includes special effects including baseball game fireworks and a thunderstorm. Steam and diesel engines power through the country and the nighttime city scenes all day long! Come by and join in the fun!

06/09/2019

Special visitor today! Come see the awesome military trains run!

04/21/2019

Hop on down to the depot for Easter! We are running the Super chief and Challenger Steam engines!

02/24/2019

If you've never before seen the American Orient Express, now's your chance! Drop in!

02/17/2019

Fun day at the Depot! Come see the Burlington Northern, Denver and Rio Grande and Pennsylvania!

02/16/2019

Great News! We have a guest Trainiac today. Drop by and see his neat trains in action!

02/13/2019

Come see what's new at the Depot!

02/10/2019

Old Town Model Railroad Depot will be closing at 5:00 pm until further notice. We look forward to seeing you soon!

02/03/2019

Visit the Depot today to see the CANADIAN trains! Eh!!!
Don't forget free appetizer coupons!

01/17/2019

It may be raining, but that won't stop us from TRAINING!

01/01/2019

OTMRD wishes all our fellow trainiacs a Happy New Year filled with good health and blessings! Thank you for your support!

11/17/2018

Christmas is here! Come see the Christmas Train and the Southern Pacific passenger too!

09/22/2018

Come on out to the Depot this weekend and watch our Military Trains roll!!!

09/07/2018

Steam trains are runnin'!!!

08/30/2018

If you haven't yet seen our military train with the Big Boy, now's yer chance!!!

08/25/2018

If you haven't yet seen the American Freedom or Southern Pacific trains, hurry on in!

08/16/2018

Today we're running the Union Pacific!

Come visit!

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08/12/2018

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08/12/2018

We have a special guest today running a 19th century Virginia and Truckee ten wheel and a Southern Pacific daylight GS 4!

You won"t want to miss this!!

Don't forget we have Appetizer coupons for local restaurants.

08/10/2018

Summer's almost over! School's about to start. Visit the Depot, we have A/C!

Today we're running the Southern Pacific and Union Pacifc! So much to see and very educational!

08/01/2018

This week we'll be featuring 1950's freight and passenger trains! Come on down!

07/16/2018

Today we are running the Southern Pacific Daylight Special and Virginian Coal Steam train! Come on down and receive free appetizer coupons for local restaurants!

Know anyone with a birthday coming up soon? Old Town Model Railroad Depot is a fun, easy, affordable place to entertain ...
07/13/2018

Know anyone with a birthday coming up soon? Old Town Model Railroad Depot is a fun, easy, affordable place to entertain the troops! We also offer special events such as Retirement parties, etc.

Declare YOUR Independence by joining us at the depot to celebrate the Fourth of July, we will be running our American Fr...
07/02/2018

Declare YOUR Independence by joining us at the depot to celebrate the Fourth of July, we will be running our American Freedom Trains. Bring a friend!

07/02/2018

Declare YOUR Independence by joining us at the depot to celebrate the Fourth of July, we will be running our American Freedom trains!

06/18/2018
06/09/2018

We are running our Santa Fe freight and Atlantic Coast passenger trains today! Drop in for a visit and don't forget to pick up your appetizer coupons for local restaurants! Enjoy the weekend!!!

Won't you please join us at the depot this Memorial Day weekend?  In honor of our fallen heroes we are running our World...
05/24/2018

Won't you please join us at the depot this Memorial Day weekend? In honor of our fallen heroes we are running our World War II Military Train as well as our 911 First Responders and EMS engines. Be sure and pick up your coupons for appetizers at the local restaurants!

05/20/2018

Won't you please join us at the depot this Memorial Day weekend? In honor of our fallen heroes we are running our World War II Military Train as well as our 911 First Responders and EMS engines. Be sure and pick up your coupons for appetizers at the local restaurants!

Come visit the Depot and Mom gets free appetizers at local restaurants!
05/13/2018

Come visit the Depot and Mom gets free appetizers at local restaurants!

05/05/2018

Yes! We are open today, Happy Cinco de Mayo everyone! Stop in for some great train time and receive coupons for FREE Appetizers at Cafe Coyote and Miguel's!

Everyone LOVES our newest feature, The Kildare Memorial Hospital! Come see for yourself, and please tell a friend!
04/07/2018

Everyone LOVES our newest feature, The Kildare Memorial Hospital! Come see for yourself, and please tell a friend!

Yes! We are open today! Come on down and see the Circus Train and Savannah Blue passenger train!
04/01/2018

Yes! We are open today! Come on down and see the Circus Train and Savannah Blue passenger train!

It's finally here! Come visit our newest attraction, "Kildare Memorial Hospital" and you don't even have to be sick!
03/29/2018

It's finally here! Come visit our newest attraction, "Kildare Memorial Hospital" and you don't even have to be sick!

So the weather may not be perfect...but your stay at the Old Town Model Railroad Depot will be! Come on out and see our ...
02/21/2018

So the weather may not be perfect...but your stay at the Old Town Model Railroad Depot will be! Come on out and see our newest Petticoat Junction feature, as well as our drive-in theatre featuring "The Blob", Superman, Marilyn Monroe and all the great trains!!

02/19/2018

Yes!!! We are open today! Come on down and be Presidential!

Old Town Model Railroad Depot
02/17/2018

Old Town Model Railroad Depot

GREAT NEWS model railroad fans!

We are pleased to announce a very special event taking place at the depot on Saturday, February 17th, from 1:00pm to 4:00pm.
Mike Wolfe, founder and CEO of Mike's Train House will be here in person demonstrating the new MTH app that enables train operators to run trains via their iPhone and iPad.

Please join us in witnessing the latest in Model Railroad technology and meet the man behind the next generation of this great hobby!

RSVP if you plan to attend the demonstrations.

02/17/2018

Just a reminder that Mike Wolfe of Mike's Train House will be making a guest appearance today at the Old Town Model Railroad Depot! If you can't make it in person, watch it live on our Facebook stream beginning at 1 pm!

GREAT NEWS model railroad fans!We are pleased to announce a very special event taking place at the depot on Saturday, Fe...
02/01/2018

GREAT NEWS model railroad fans!

We are pleased to announce a very special event taking place at the depot on Saturday, February 17th, from 1:00pm to 4:00pm.
Mike Wolfe, founder and CEO of Mike's Train House will be here in person demonstrating the new MTH app that enables train operators to run trains via their iPhone and iPad.

Please join us in witnessing the latest in Model Railroad technology and meet the man behind the next generation of this great hobby!

RSVP if you plan to attend the demonstrations.

01/07/2018

Only a few more days to see the trains run in SNOW! Christmas decorations come down January 15th. Come on by and see the ice skaters one last time!

12/31/2017

Old Town Model Railroad Depot will be closed tomorrow, New Year's eve thru Tuesday January 2nd. We will resume business at 11 am Wednesday the 3rd. We look forward to seeing you then! Many blessings in the coming year to all our fellow train enthusiasts!

Wait! Here are MORE photos of the Christmas Layout! Don't forget to checkout Petticoat Junction!
11/13/2017

Wait! Here are MORE photos of the Christmas Layout! Don't forget to checkout Petticoat Junction!

OTMRDepot is ready for Christmas!!! Come on down and experience our Holly Day layout! Snow has fallen and the skaters ar...
11/13/2017

OTMRDepot is ready for Christmas!!! Come on down and experience our Holly Day layout! Snow has fallen and the skaters are having a ball!

09/11/2017

As our friends and fellow Trainiacs in Florida are dealing with Irma, and our Northwest folks deal with fires, we send our prayers and words of encouragement..."This too shall pass!" Praise and Appreciation for our first responders!

Sending out a great big THANK YOU to all who visited the depot over the holiday! It was great having such crowds. Thanks...
09/07/2017

Sending out a great big THANK YOU to all who visited the depot over the holiday! It was great having such crowds. Thanks for spreading the word! And if you missed out on seeing our newest addition, the Shady Rest Hotel, complete with croquet tournament, well come on down!!

09/04/2017

Don't LABOR today! Come on down to the DEPOT for a fun, relaxing outing! We even have gift cards for appetizers at two local restaurants, so come hungry! And bring your friends!

Address

2415 San Diego Ave. Ste 107
San Diego, CA
92110

Opening Hours

Monday 11:00 - 18:00
Wednesday 11:00 - 18:00
Thursday 11:00 - 18:00
Friday 11:00 - 18:00
Saturday 11:00 - 18:00
Sunday 11:00 - 18:00

Telephone

(619) 299-9015

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