Schaumburg, IL – January 5 & 6, 2019

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Schaumburg Convention Center

1551 Thoreau Dr N,
Schaumburg, IL 60173

Directions and Map to the Schaumburg Convention Center

Show Hours

Saturday: 10am to 6pm
Sunday: 10am to 5pm

Kids are FREE and do NOT need a ticket

Kids 15 and younger are free when accompanied by adult.

Operating Model Train Layouts

Here's a few of the club layouts that will be at the show

● Joe's Brick Depot ꟷ LEGO ꟷ 16 x 36
● Lake County Society of Model Engineers ꟷ HO Scale ꟷ 20 x 60
● Augusta Track ꟷ HO Scale ꟷ 20 x 40
● Edmund Fitzgerald ꟷ HO Scale ꟷ 10 x 56
● Swallow Cliff Model Railroad ꟷ HO Scale ꟷ 10 x 10
● Chicagoland Association of S Gaugers ꟷ S Gauge ꟷ 20 x 51
● Midwest N Pioneer ꟷ N Scale ꟷ 30 x 35
● Kenosha Garden Railroad Society ꟷ G Scale ꟷ 28 x 32
● Northwest NTRAK ꟷ N Scale ꟷ 40 x 56
● Valley Model Railroad Association ꟷ HO Scale ꟷ 19 x 47
● Kane County Model Railroad Club ꟷ HO Scale ꟷ 22 x 60
● Will County Model Railroad Association ꟷ HO Scale ꟷ 40 x 60
● Bluff City Modular Engineers ꟷ HO Scale ꟷ 16 x 32
● European Train Enthusiasts - Chicagoland Chapter ꟷ HO Scale ꟷ 11 x 17
● Chicagoland Lionel Railroad Club ꟷ O Gauge ꟷ 10 x 48
● Venture Crew 57 ꟷ HO Scale ꟷ 20 x 32
● TCA Midwest Division Modular Group ꟷ O Gauge ꟷ 33 x 41
● Modular Railroad Partners ꟷ O Gauge ꟷ 28 x 32
● Plus many more operating layouts

Seminars and Presentations

11am - 1pm - 3pm Each day: Michael Broggie will give his highly popular presentation, "Walt Disney's Railroad Story," which is based upon his award-winning book of the same title.


The hobby's leading manufacturers and retailers are at the show showing off the latest products.

Here's a list of exhibitors that will be at the Schaumburg show. (PDF) Updated 12-16-18

Show Floorplan

Show Floorplan  Updated 12-16-2018

More About the Show

Schaumburg Convention Center Website