Miniature Wonderland is the largest model railway in the world. It is the most visited permanent exhibition in northern Germany and has something for all the family.
Open your imagination and be prepared to be taken on an unforgettable journey around the world.Model displays will take you on a voyage to Harz, the highest mountain range in Northern Germany and to Hamburg’s most famous attractions. Miniature Wonderland will also take you to the Alps in Austria and Switzerland, show you the northern lights and native wildlife of Scandinavia and the Grand Canyon, Las Vagas and the Everglades in America.
Throughout the journey visitors will see sailing cruise and cargo ships, cars and trucks on the roads, sports stadiums full of spectators, operating fire engines and police chases in action. Watch day turn into night and experience another magical side of Miniature Wonderland.
Visit the fictional town of Knuffingen, and perhaps the most impressive part of the display, Knuffingen Airport. This airport simulation, which covers over 150m², has over forty planes taking off, landing and taxiing around the airport. Watch the ground staff working to ensure the smooth running of the airport.
Facts about Miniature Wonderland Hamburg
Over 200 push buttons allow visitors to activate interactive displays. A creative team of over 260 staff are constantly working to ensure the smooth running of the model railway system. As of 2010, the exhibition covered 1300m² with almost 1000 trains, over 200,000 figurines, 3660 bridges and buildings. There is no end in sight for this ever-expanding exhibition. Over 900 trains carrying 12,000 wagons run daily.
Miniature Wonderland is located by Hamburg harbour and is easy to access from central hotels in Hamburg. The exhibition is open daily. Queues can be avoided by getting there early or pre-booking tickets. After visiting Miniature Wonderland and other Hamburg attractions return to your stylish room at Radisson Blu Hotel, Hamburg and enjoy the premier guest facilities available.