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Miniatur Wunderland

Miniatur Wunderland

Miniatur Wunderland

Miniatur Wunderland is a model railway and miniature airport attraction in Hamburg, Germany, and the largest of its kind in the world. The railway consisted of over 15,400 m (50,525 ft) of track in H0 scale. The exhibit includes over 1,300 trains made up of over 10,000 carriages, over 100,000 moving vehicles, ca. 500,000 lights, 130,000 trees, and 400,000 human figurines.

Miniature Wonderland is divided into sections, consisting of:

  • A fictitious city
  • Alps and Austria
  • Hamburg
  • America
  • Scandinavia
  • Switzerland
  • Replicas of the Hamburg Airport and Italy.

Highlights of the Miniatur Wunderland

  • Las Vegas Strip night scene
  • The Alps
  • Railway in Norway
  • Rome, Italy

Miniature Wonderland

  • Name:            Miniatur Wunderland German for ‘Miniature Wonderland’
  • City:                Hamburg
  • Country:          Germany
  • Established:    2000
  • Type:              Model Railway Museum
  • Location:        Kehrwieder 2-4/Block D, Hamburg, Germany

Germany’s Museums

Berlin Museums

Munich Museums

Hamburg Museums

Frankfurt Museums

German Proverbs and Quotes


“Nothing great in the world has ever been accomplished without passion.”
– Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel


Photo Credit: JOM