NATIONAL MODEL RAILROAD ASSOCIATION®
NATIONAL TRAIN SHOW®

KIDS ARE FREE! - PARKING IS FREE
FREE TRAIN RIDES Saturday & Sunday 11:00AM - 3:00PM!

The Gateway Convention Center
1 Gateway Drive Collinsville, IL 62345

Public Show Hours:

Friday, August 12, 2022
1:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Saturday, August 13, 2022 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Sunday, August 14, 2022 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

The National Train Show visits only once in a generation, last time we were in the St. Louis area was 2001 - Don't miss it!

This show has it all, see the latest and greatest model trains, accessories, collectibles and more from the world’s best-known manufacturers and retailers geared for all model railroaders – from first timers to old timers.

Fun for the whole family this show features:

Huge Operating Model Railroads in many scales and sizes. Click Here for link to floor plan showing the many operating model railroads.

Meet the leading manufacturers - They will be available for discussions and revealing new products! Click Here for link to floor plan showing the many exhibitors.

See the Incredible Lego Mini-land - This spectacular operating model railroad made entirely of Lego pieces.

Children's Play Area

Free Train Rides Sat & Sun 11am-3pm

Spectacular Model Train Retailers with terrific show specials

Hands on Demonstrations - Learn how to get started in Model Railroading. Learn the latest techniques at Meet the Master Modeler booth

BUY YOUR TICKET ON LINE and SAVE TIME & MONEY

The best prices are available for online tickets. Save 5% with early bird discount code EB5. Why wait in line and spend more when you can purchase your ticket now.

The best value for the show is the weekend pass, attend the show on all the days, Friday, Saturday and Sunday for only $25, normally a $55 value.
Purchase a weekend pass a $55 value for only $25                   Purchase Friday tickets $20                                      Purchase Saturday tickets $20                                  Purchase Sunday tickets $15                   

Remember to bring the whole family.
KIDS UNDER 12 ARE FREE and do not require a ticket with paying adult.

Directions to Gateway Center

By Highway:

Traveling North on Interstate 55/70, take Collinsville Exit 11. At the traffic light, turn left onto Highway 157/Bluff Road to Eastport Plaza Drive, turn Left. Continue to Gateway Drive, turn right. Gateway Convention Center is located on your left.

Traveling East on Interstate 40 or Interstate 44, Take Interstate 55/70 North, to Collinsville Exit 11. At the traffic light, turn left onto Highway 157/Bluff Road to Eastport Plaza Drive, turn Left. Continue to Gateway Drive, turn right. Gateway Convention Center is located on your left.

Traveling East or West on Interstate 64, Take Exit 9 and drive North on Hwy 157, approximately 7 miles, to Eastport Plaza Drive which is located off Hwy. 157. Turn left on Eastport Plaza Drive, then right on Gateway Drive. Gateway Convention Center is located on left.

Traveling North or South on Interstate 255, take Exit 26, Horseshoe Lake Road, Turn Left. Immediately turn right onto Eastport Plaza Drive and then left onto Gateway Drive. Gateway Convention Center is located on right.

By Air:
Lambert St. Louis International Airport is located about 30 minutes from Collinsville by ground transportation. In addition, Mid America Airport in southern Illinois is located about 20 minutes from Collinsville.

By Mass Transit:
The St. Louis metro area mass transit district, which includes Collinsville, is served by a combination of light rail, bus and train service. All are easily accessible from Gateway Convention Center with bus stations on site.

Admission at the door
Adults:
3 Day Weekend Pass - $25.00 - Best Deal!
Friday - $20.00
Saturday - $20.00
Sunday - $15.00

Children* under 12 (11 and under) - FREE!
* Children must be accompanied by paying adult.


Who we are

The National Train Show® was established in 1988 by the National Model Railroad Association as a nationally sponsored combined industry trade show and public train show to promote the hobby of model railroading. The 2022 National Train Show is held in conjunction with the national convention of the NMRA in Saint Louis, MO.