The Great Midwest Train Show began in 1972 and is the world's largest monthly train
show with an average of 180 exhibitors at each show.
The show features trains of all scales and gauges.
Discounted prices on over 550 TABLES of trains.
5 Buildings - plus outside sellers.
Exhibitors from more than 10 different states.
New and used products include HO Scale, N Scale, Lionel, O Scale, G Scale, American
Flyer, Standard gauge, hobby tools, die-cast vehicles, train whistles, scenery items,
railroadiana, slides, T-shirts, Videos, railroad gift items, books, photos, and much
Show Hours: 9 AM to 3 PM. We suggest arriving before noon so you'll have time to
see all of the show.
FREE Parking. Ample free parking in the DuPage County Fairgrounds lots & the DuPage
County parking garage.
Admission: Adults: $7.00, Kids Under 12: FREE! (No limit to the number of kids per
Is there anything for kids to do at the show?
Absolutely! If your child is interested in trains then this show will help inspire
and create childhood memories. The show features several operating train displays
including a LEGO layout in Building 1, several smaller N scale layouts scattered
throughout the show, a G scale layout in Building 2, a multi-scale layout in Building
4, and an HO scale layout they can operate in Building 3. Show your child how cool
model trains are!