Our highest mountain on display is over 16 feet tall.
Our Train Journey uses 1,968 gallons of scenic colored dirt and grasses costing over $26,000
Our mountains are carved out of 58,000 square feet of spray foam!
We have over 2 miles of G track with 1 mile hidden inside mountains.
There are over 100 scratch built bridges and trestles modeled after real-life structures.
Over 130 talented craftsmen volunteered over 200,000 man-hours to create our display.
Opening for business in August 2008, we’ve continuously added more to layouts each month.
Over 1,800 gallons of water is used with 3 storage tanks for waterfalls and rivers.
The walkway through our exhibit is 850 feet long.
Our train display is 25,000 sq. ft. – about ½ of a football field.
Each tunnel leads you into a new time period through your journey.
Our scale is ½” = 1 ft. So, a 6 ft person in life is modeled as a 3” person in our display.
We have hidden 10 dinosaurs in our display – can you find them all?
The seats in our museum are from Dayton train station from 1900.
We’ve had visitors from all 50 states and 37 countries!
We recently added a Bates Motel to our display – have you spotted it yet?
The tilt in our tilt room is 25 degrees.
During construction, we had to dig into the ground to build the Ames Room.