Bunratty Castle & Folk Park
Explore the acclaimed 15th century Bunratty Castle and the 19th century Folk Park.
King John’s Castle
Located in the heart of Limerick’s Medieval Quarter, King John’s Castle brings to life over 800 years of dramatic local history
Malahide Castle & Gardens
Discover over 800 years of history at the magnificent Malahide Castle and Gardens.
GPO Witness History Centre
Experience the GPO Witness History Centre, an immersive & interactive experience of modern Irish history
Newbridge House & Farm
Explore Newbridge House and Gardens, one of Dublin’s best kept secrets.
Casino - Model Railway Museum
The Casino - Model Railway Museum
Dunguaire Castle dates back to 1520 where history lies at the heart of Ireland's literary revival in the early 20th century.
Explore Craggaunowen Castle, the 16th century restored Medieval Castle built in 1550.
Tucked away in the rolling hills of Quin in Co. Clare lies the 15th century Knappogue Castle
Model Railway Museum
History of Irish Rail
The answers to some frequently asked questions are provided below. If you have a questions that we haven’t answered here, please contact us on Facebook or Twitter or contact our Reservations team on +353 (0)61 711222.
Q. What time does the Model Railway Museum open?
A. 11am weekdays and 10.30am weekends
Q. What time is last entry to the museum?
A. Last entry is at 5pm in summer (April to October) and 4pm in winter (November to March).
Q. Are you open over Christmas?
A. We closed on 24th, 25th & 26th December and will re-open on 27th December
Q. How much time should we allow to visit the museum?
A. It is recommended to leave anything from 40 minutes to 1 hour depending on interest level
Q. Are dogs allowed?
A. Dogs are not permitted in grounds of the Casino.
Q. Do you supply wheelchairs?
Q. Is the museum fully wheelchair accessible?
Q. Do you have disabled toilet facilities?
Q. Is the museum suitable for children?
A. Yes the museum is ideal for children from 4 years and older
Q. Is there a café on site?
A. No. There are cafés and restaurants located in Malahide Village just 2 minutes’ walk from the Casino Model Railway Museum. There is a vending machine on site with soft drinks available for purchase.
Q. Do you have an ATM Service?
A. There are ATM’s located within 2 minutes walking distance to the village
Q. What constitutes an adult/student/senior?
A. Student may be asked for a student card. Senior tickets are for those aged 65 and over.
Q. Where is the nearest car parking?
A. Malahide village has on metered on street parking, Bridgefield car park is located opposite the Casino Model Railway museum with free parking for one hour. There are two disabled parking bays on site to the left of the Museum building. Malahide Castle offers free parking and is just 10 minutes stroll from the museum. Enter the Castle parking via the main gate on Back Road.
Q. Can I book a group online?
A. Groups of 10+ can be booked by contacting our Reservations Team at
Model Railway Museum
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