40th Annual Model Railroad Show

Contact: Katelyn Del Buco
Pacific Science Center, Seattle
(206) 269-5728; kdelbuco@pacsci.org


ALL ABOARD!
Next Stop: Pacific Science Center’s
40th Annual Model Railroad Show, January 18-20

WHAT: Back for the 40th consecutive year, the Model Railroad Show will showcase dozens of highly detailed, creative scenic layouts, displays and activities that deliver a lasting impression. Partake in the tiny world of modeling, tinkering and engineering and discover why our Model Railroad Show has been a Northwest family tradition since 1974.

Play engineer and operate trains, explore dozens of layouts, try themed hands-on craft activities and ride the Iron Horse Railway under Pacific Science Center's iconic arches.

Complete your trip with the IMAX® film Rocky Mountain Express and experience the adventure of a transcontinental railway on Seattle’s biggest screen.

WHO: Presented in conjunction with the National Model Railroad Association, Pacific Northwest Region 4th division. The group provides dozens of layouts, displays and activities that capture the public’s interest in trains and train models. In addition to the NMRA layouts, guests can build their own train and tracks at the LEGO railroad display.

WHEN/WHERE: Jan.18- 20; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Pacific Science Center is located
under the arches near the Space Needle in Seattle.

HOW: Entry is included with paid admission to Pacific Science Center’s exhibits. Admission to Pacific Science Center is $18 for adults; $13 for youth 6 to 15; $10 for kids 3-5 and $16 for seniors 65 and over. Children under three receive free admission. Science Center members can enjoy this event for free. For more information, please call (206) 443-2001 or go to pacificsciencecenter.org.

WHY: As part of its mission to inspire lifelong learning, Pacific Science Center, an independent, not-for-profit institution, brings high-quality, exciting, interactive science experiences to our guests with our on-site exhibits, theaters, programs and events like the Model Railroad Show.

PHOTO OPS:
Experienced Model Railroaders – Chat with model railroaders who have participated in this event at Pacific Science Center for nearly 40 years!
Iron Horse Railway – Kids can take a ride around Pacific Science Center’s courtyard.
Many train displays for children – Children can operate the trains at different skill levels.
IMAX® is a registered trademark of IMAX Corporation.

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