Hamburg’s Miniatur Wunderland

After seeing Minimundus last year in Klagenfurt, Austria, I officially knew my husband was a little kid in a big(ger) kid’s body.  He loved seeing the miniature models of popular tourist landmarks around the globe and for the entire week that followed, he went around muttering “Minimundus” to anyone that would listen.  So, needless to say, I wasn’t surprised that he was incredibly enthusiastic to hear that Hamburg, Germany had a miniature train museum.  I do have to give him a little credit though.  This isn’t some ordinary train museum.  There are over 13,000 meters (42,650 ft or over 8 miles) of track in the largest miniature train museum in the world and the lines travel through cities in Austria, Germany, Switzerland, Scandinavia and the US.  The museum also has future “construction sites” for Italy and France.

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