All Aboard the 2023 Model Railway Exhibition for a weekend of Family Fun!

By Alex Hemmings, Contributor @ Kids In Perth 07 May 2023

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Get ready for a train-tastic adventure at the 2023 Model Railway Exhibition presented by the Australian Model Railway Association of Western Australia (AMRA WA).

Taking place over the long weekend from Saturday 3rd to Monday 5th June 2023, this event is sure to captivate train enthusiasts of all ages.

After a hiatus since 2019, the Model Railway Exhibition is back and better than ever!
Perth's most passionate hobbyists have been diligently building and crafting intricate model train setups and lifelike dioramas...
Waiting for this moment to showcase their skills and creativity.

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But it's not just for train lovers - this exhibition is a celebration of imagination, attention to detail, and family fun.

Marvel at the miniature towns and landscapes, and appreciate the artistry behind these miniature worlds.

Tickets for the 2023 Model Railway Exhibition are now on sale exclusively online.

Don't miss this opportunity to immerse your family in a world of trains and creativity.

The 2023 Model Railway Exhibition is held at Robinson Pavilion, Claremont Showgrounds from 9am to 5pm for a weekend filled with family fun and fascination.

For more information and tickets, visit or click the buttons below.

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Event Overview

Perth’s largest Model Railway Exhibition – not to be missed!

Do you love model trains? Are your children or grandchildren, or parents/grandparents fascinated by them? Yes? Well, do not miss the opportunity to get together for the annual MODEL RAILWAY EXHIBITION in June 2023!

Come along to see the amazing train layouts the modelers have put together. The intricate scenery and attention to detail really is a sight to see, not to mention solving the Model Railway puzzles!

There will be a HUGE range of model rail on display. The different settings will light up your imagination as you peek into a mini rail world. You can even operate one of our U drive layouts! There will be lots of model layout exhibitors and trade exhibitions. Not to mention the dioramas (3D railway scenes).

Plus the Kindred Societies will be there, ‘Rail Heritage WA’, ‘Hotham Valley Railway’, ‘Perth Electric Tram Society’, Bennett Brook Railway’.

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Robinson Pavilion @ Claremont Showgrounds


Saturday 3 to Monday 5 June 2023


Family Ticket (Good for 2 Adults) | $40.00

Adult Ticket (Single Entry Adult Ticket) | $20.00

Concession Ticket (Single Entry for Concession Card Holders) | $15.00

Child Ticket (Single Entry for Children) | $10.00

Carer / Care Assistant (Free Entry Ticket for Carer / Care Assistant with an Adult or Child Ticket) | FREE

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About | AMRA WA Inc

AMRA WA is usually known as the "Australian Model Railway Association WA Inc"
Its members have an interest in model railways of all shapes and sizes.

The aim of the Association is to foster interest in the hobby, provide advice, help and have layouts on which to run your trains.

AMRA WA is a State based Association.

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What's On @ AMRA WA?

Can't get enough of trains?

The Model Railway Exhibition is AMRA WA's annual showcase event however you can come and see the trains running at their clubhouse in whenever they have an Open Day, School Holiday Workshop or BBQ!

Click the buttons below to find out what's on at AMRA WA!

Why Trains & Diorama Making?

Model trains and diorama making is a great hobby for kids to get involved in for these 5 great reasons:

Encourages Creativity: It's a creative hobby that allows children to express their imagination and artistic skills. From designing landscapes to painting and detailing miniature models, it brings out ideas and creativity in children.

Develops Fine Motor Skills: Engaging in train model and diorama making requires precise hand-eye coordination and fine motor skills. Children will learn to handle small tools, manipulate tiny parts, and work with intricate details, which can enhance their dexterity and hand control.

Cultivates Patience and Attention to Detail: Creating detailed train models and dioramas requires patience and attention to detail. It also fosters patience and perseverance to complete tasks.

Sparks Interest in STEM and History: Train models often depict historical periods and different types of trains, sparking children's curiosity about history and engineering. They'll learn about different locomotives, railways, and their significance in various eras, fostering an interest in these subjects.

Encourages Problem-Solving and Planning: Building train models and dioramas involves problem-solving skills and planning. Children need to figure out how to fit pieces together, create layouts, and troubleshoot any challenges that arise. Also, depending on complexity, it's also a great way to introduce children to electrical circuits as they wire up their models.

What other hobby is better at encouraging critical thinking, spatial awareness, and planning like model trains and diorama making?

Interested? Find out more by calling AMRA WA Inc or clicking the button below to find out more.


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