The Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center
1501 Gaylord Trail, Grapevine, TX 76051

Public Show Hours:
Friday, August 25, 2023
1:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Saturday, August 26, 2023 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Sunday, August 27, 2023 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Follow the resort signs to the

The National Train Show visits only once in a generation - 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.

Children's Play Area

Free Train Rides!

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

Save by purchasing tickets online!

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Purchase an ADULT Sunday ticket - $13.95
Purchase a CHILD Sunday ticket - $4.95

Advance tickets save you time and money. Buy your tickets online to avoid ticket lines and get the lowest price. Online tickets are the only way purchase tickets with a credit card.

Map to Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center

Admission at the door:

Ticket Type              Adult        Child 3-12
Sunday Ticket         $15.00         $  5.00

Children under 3 are FREE!

Only cash is accepted at the door, no credit cards or checks. Consider online tickets for the best price and the ability to use a credit card.

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 2023 National Train Show is held in conjunction with the national convention of the NMRA in Grapevine, TX.