A Fun Visit To The Suncoast Center for Fine Scale Modeling

Marcos and I had a fun visit to the Suncoast Center for Fine Scale Modeling. This place is a hidden gem. If you are at all interested in model railroading, (or maybe your Dad or Grandfather had model trains in the basement,) or if your little ones love trains, you will love this “museum.” They also have other types of models and military scenes on display as well. If you’re in the Tampa area, it’s worth the trip.

The Suncoast Center for Fine Scale Modeling

The Suncoast Center for Fine Scale Modeling

Marcos and I had a smile on our faces from the time we walked in, until the time we left. I couldn’t help but create story lines in my head for all the different little scenes. It almost has a Disney quality to it.

The Suncoast Center for Fine Scale Modeling

The Suncoast Center for Fine Scale Modeling

The Suncoast Center for Fine Scale Modeling

The Suncoast Center for Fine Scale Modeling

And if you have any questions, the guys are right there. They even offer classes.

The Suncoast Center for Fine Scale Modeling

The Suncoast Center for Fine Scale Modeling

My Grandfather had a train table set up in the basement, and my Dad is still planning to build one, so it was sort of nostalgic for me.

The Suncoast Center for Fine Scale Modeling

The Suncoast Center for Fine Scale Modeling

The details are incredible. These guys are super talented.

The Suncoast Center for Fine Scale Modeling

The Suncoast Center for Fine Scale Modeling

The Suncoast Center for Fine Scale Modeling

The Suncoast Center for Fine Scale Modeling

I imagine you could visit several times, and see something new each time…

The Suncoast Center for Fine Scale Modeling

I think the lumberjacks are named Ernie and Bert.

The Suncoast Center for Fine Scale Modeling

The Suncoast Center for Fine Scale Modeling

The Suncoast Center for Fine Scale Modeling

Uncle Herb’s Place is based on a true story, lol. I love the guy trying to escape through the window.

The Suncoast Center for Fine Scale Modeling

The Suncoast Center for Fine Scale Modeling

The Suncoast Center for Fine Scale Modeling

The Suncoast Center for Fine Scale Modeling

The Suncoast Center for Fine Scale Modeling

The Suncoast Center for Fine Scale Modeling

The Suncoast Center for Fine Scale Modeling

Everything looks so real. It’s amazing.

The Suncoast Center for Fine Scale Modeling

The Suncoast Center for Fine Scale Modeling

The Suncoast Center for Fine Scale Modeling

They say “No Girlz” now, but just wait until they’re big enough to go to the Pool Hall.

The Suncoast Center for Fine Scale Modeling

The Suncoast Center for Fine Scale Modeling

There’s some “Hanky-Panky” going on at Palmer’s. It seems as if the girls are doing a little more than just dancing.

The Suncoast Center for Fine Scale Modeling

The Suncoast Center for Fine Scale Modeling

The Suncoast Center for Fine Scale Modeling

The Suncoast Center for Fine Scale Modeling

The Suncoast Center for Fine Scale Modeling

The Suncoast Center for Fine Scale Modeling

Looks like some of the gals have repented! Too funny.

The Suncoast Center for Fine Scale Modeling

The Suncoast Center for Fine Scale Modeling

The Suncoast Center for Fine Scale Modeling

I love it!

The Suncoast Center for Fine Scale Modeling

The Suncoast Center for Fine Scale Modeling

The Suncoast Center for Fine Scale Modeling

The Suncoast Center for Fine Scale Modeling

I wonder how many hours went into creating this? How many months…?

The Suncoast Center for Fine Scale Modeling

The Suncoast Center for Fine Scale Modeling

The Suncoast Center for Fine Scale Modeling

The Suncoast Center for Fine Scale Modeling

The Suncoast Center for Fine Scale Modeling

The Suncoast Center for Fine Scale Modeling

The Suncoast Center for Fine Scale Modeling

The Suncoast Center for Fine Scale Modeling

The Suncoast Center for Fine Scale Modeling

The Suncoast Center for Fine Scale Modeling

Many of the displays have moving people, flickering lights and sound FX, to make it all come to life.

The Suncoast Center for Fine Scale Modeling

The Suncoast Center for Fine Scale Modeling

The Suncoast Center for Fine Scale Modeling

The Suncoast Center for Fine Scale Modeling

The Suncoast Center for Fine Scale Modeling

The other models on display are equally impressive.

The Suncoast Center for Fine Scale Modeling

The Suncoast Center for Fine Scale Modeling

The Suncoast Center for Fine Scale Modeling

The Suncoast Center for Fine Scale Modeling

The Suncoast Center for Fine Scale Modeling

The Suncoast Center for Fine Scale Modeling

The Suncoast Center for Fine Scale Modeling

The Suncoast Center for Fine Scale Modeling

The Suncoast Center for Fine Scale Modeling

The Suncoast Center for Fine Scale Modeling

The Suncoast Center for Fine Scale Modeling

They even have a few “dollhouse” room boxes.

The Suncoast Center for Fine Scale Modeling

The Suncoast Center for Fine Scale Modeling

You can visit their website here for hours and more information.

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