Northlandz Model Train Tour and Talk - Atlas Obscura
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Flemington, New Jersey

Northlandz Model Train Tour and Talk

Experience the world's largest model railroad with the man behind it all.

Enjoy a self-guided tour of Nothlandz, Bruce Zaccagnino's Guinness World Book-achieving collection, then sit down for a Q&A with the collector himself.

Northlandz, “Home of the Great American Railway,” the biggest model railroad on the planet, and by many accounts a true wonder of the world. For Bruce Zaccagnino, this small scale hobby became a life-sized venture. Started in his basement 40 years ago, the train sets grew into larger and larger complexes, until Bruce was forced to renovate and build a second basement. Bruce is now on his fifth basement excavation.

In addition to the world- renowned trains, the museum also houses a collection of over 200 dolls and a 94-room dollhouse.

After your tour through the collection, step inside the auditorium where Bruce will open the floor to questions. You'll have the ability to discuss the sights you've seen as well as the many hats that Bruce wears.

  • Ticket price $14 for adults, $10 for children.
  • Self guided tour runs from 12-2, arrive when you wish but we recommend that you come on the earlier side to be sure that you have enough time to explore the whole collection.
  • Post-tour, Q&A with Bruce begins at 2.

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