The Largest Model Train Layout In The State Is In This North Carolina Town And It’s Perfect For Your Next Outing

Model trains are a fascination for all ages, and so is the history of railroads. There’s a place along the North Carolina coast where the two come together in the best way possible – and you’ll want to be sure to visit the next time you’re near! Located in an old 1883 freight house, the Wilmington Railroad Museum displays the largest model train layout in the state.

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Check it out in person the next time you’re near.

The Wilmington Railroad Museum is open year-round Monday through Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Learn more, including admission prices, from their official website, and follow the Facebook page here.

Address: 505 Nutt Street, Wilmington, NC, 28401

Love trains? Take our signature train lover’s road trip to various train-themed sites in North Carolina. Read all about it here!