2 days of model making: 820 m2 of railway networks
May 18 and 19

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: The City of Science and Industry is transformed into a station hall!
When:  May 18th and 19th
Location:   City of Sciences (Paris 19th)
Age :   for everyone, from 2 years old
Rate :   ticket price for the City of Science: 12 €

Festival de modelisme à la Cité des Sciences

Model Making Festival: an exceptional event!

  • The City of Science and Industry is transformed into a station hall with the largest railway modeling exhibition in Paris in the last ten years.
  • 820 m2 of railway networks!
  • Several networks are to discover: the smallest, which fits in a box of Brie, the largest of 260 m2.
  • A unique opportunity to interact with enthusiasts, participate in locomotive assembly workshops, train model trains or travel in a steam locomotive!
  • Saturday May 18th from 10am to 6pm and Sunday May 19th from 10am to 7pm.


Workshops for all ages

  • From 2 years : "Bricks of pleasure". 30 min workshop The children handle LEGO trains thanks to a large fixed rail network and a small modular network. A large static mini train is built with the public throughout the weekend.
  • From 7 years : "Driving simulator". To discover the profession of train driver, the visitor is invited to monitor signals, speed limits and manage passenger traffic ...
  • From 12 years : Model & model design "1 hour workshop. To discover the origin of the steam locomotive and understand the principle of its operation. Without tools or glue, the public assembles and carries a model of an authentic 230 type fully mechanical wooden locomotive.


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