Historical and Model Railroad in Vrčeň
the Czech Republic’s second largest scale model railroad
By phone appointment only
Place / address:
Phone: (+420) 773 580 187 (Vrčeň - vláčky)
Here you can find a fully operating TT size railroad model built on an area of 24.5 sq. m, scale 1:120, rail gauge 12 mm. This is the Czech Republic’s second largest TT model railroad. The railroad holds 90 locomotives, 170 cars, a functioning model of a cable car system, 195 metres of rails, and 105 switches.
In addition, a variety of historical items from actual railroads are on display. This includes uniforms, oil lamps, signs, train tickets (approx. 70,000 pcs), stamps, cards, period documents, bills of loading, trumpets, and regulations.
The opening hours are only approximate; visits can also be arranged at other times. Visitors can buy colour prints of railway vehicles (approx. 5,000 pcs), 12.5x18.5 cm in size.
Accessible by car and bike – bikes can be kept on premises during the visit, by train – approx. 1,500 metres from the Nepomuk train station: refreshments available in the village; combine with a visit to the Vintage Motorcycle Museum in Nepomuk or Oselce.
– to make an appointment, please call 773 580 187
– free admission but donations are accepted.
Other places in the area
Vehicle Museum - Green Mountain Post StationA family-friendly museum of motorcycles and other historical technology
Angusfarm Soběsuky - famous restaurant and hotel
Birth house of the painter Augustin NěmejcGallery of paintings by the author of the curtain in the J.K. Tyl Theatre in Pilsen