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Granville Island Model Trains Museum

 

  • The Model Trains Museum
    • The worlds largest collection of model and toy trains on public display.
    • There is an 80-foot-long diorama of Kettle-Valley-like terrain with almost 1000 feet of train track.
    • There are beechwood cabinets lining the walls, filled with sets that run the gamut from turn-of-the-century tin wind-up trains to contemporary collectors' scale models.
    • There are snowblower cars and dining cars and hand made engines that run on small pieces of coal.
    • There's a rare pink Lionel train set, circa 1958 designed for girls.

 

  • The Model Ships Museum
    • All models in the ship museum are constructed by BC craftspeople, including the imposing 13 foot replica of the HMS Hood
    • The exhibition has a focus on BC coastal working vessels but includes an impressive international collection of submarines, battleships, and toy boats.
  • The Museums are privately owned by Foreshore Projects Ltd.

 

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