Euroregion Elbe/Labe

World of model trains in Rathen

Large miniature model of the region with model trains

The " Train Worlds " are the replica of the railroad landscape of the Upper Elbe between the Bohemian-Czech Děčín and Meissen. It is presented on a scale of 1:25. Here you can admire models of castles and other cultural sights as well as 28 railroad stations of the region.

The layout covers 7,350 square meters, has a track length of about 4.6 km. Approximately 88 turnouts and 285 buildings were installed. The creek and river courses cover a total of 350 meters. About 300 tons of stone material were used to create the rock formations. The 35 trains running in continuous operation have to overcome height differences of over four meters. The entire installation is digitally controlled.


Elbweg 10
01824 Rathen

Opening hours

Daily from 10 am until last admission at 5 pm.


Adults: 8,00 €

Reduced: 7,00 €

Children 1 - 5 years: 1,50 €

Children 6 - 16 years: 5,00 €

Family ticket 19,00 € (2 + 2; each additional child 1,00 €)


From the train station Rathen directions_railway directions_bus (with regular S-Bahn connection from Dresden) it is about 500 m walk to the exhibition of "Railway Worlds".

A large parking lot is located right next to the exhibition.