The Great Train Show

Immerse yourself in the fascinating world of miniature railroading at the train show! The train show is designed for children of all ages; for modelers, collectors and enthusiasts; for families in search of good old-fashioned fun; and for the simply curious. Each show features hundreds of tables of trains, accessories, scale models and collectible toys for sale as well as huge operating exhibits, activities for kids, free seminars and educational opportunities, and much more.

The Great Train Show is set to take place on February 10 & 11, 2024, at the Indiana State Fairgrounds & Event Center, located at 1202 E 38th St, Indianapolis, IN 46205. The show will run from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm on Saturday and from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm on Sunday. Tickets for adults are available at $15 for either day, but for enthusiasts planning to attend both days, a weekend pass costs $20. However, admission is free for children under the age of 16.

202410feb(feb 10)10:00 am11(feb 11)4:00 pmThe Great Train Show10:00 am - 4:00 pm (11)(GMT-05:00) Indiana State Fairgrounds, 1202 E 38th St, Indianapolis, IN 46205CategoryConvention,Train Event

The Great Train Show


You’ll see carefully made model trains in many sizes and types on display. The event also lets you meet with people who actually make model trains, so you can learn about what new things they’re working on.

The show doesn’t just cater to adults. There’s plenty to keep kids entertained too! There’s a fun play area where children can play with trains and watch train-themed videos. And as an extra special treat, there’s even a free Thomas Riding Train for kids to ride on!

The Great Train Show Features:

  • Over 300 Tables with over 100 Booths of Manufacturers and Retailers
  • 60+ Exhibitors from Across the Country
  • Huge Operating Model Train Displays
  • Free Workshops and Demonstrations
  • Free Test Track – Test Run Your Trains at the Show
  • Free Door Prize Giveaways
  • Plus Much, Much More!

The Great Train Show

Operating Model Railroads Include:

  • Miami Valley Modular Railway – 60’ x 80’ – HO Scale
  • CINTRAK – Central Indiana N-Trak & T-Trak Layouts – 51’ x 61’ – N Scale
  • Indiana Large Scale Railroaders – 43’ x 50’ – G Scale
  • Modular Railroad Partners – 40’ x 40 – O Gauge
  • MiddleFork & CedarRidge Rwy – 25’ x 30’ – N Scale
  • CINTRAK – 13’ x 30’ – N Scale
  • Schuco Disneyland Monorails – 8’ x 11’ – HO Scale Monorail 

FREE Thomas Riding Train for Kids!!


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