The Casino Model Railway Museum

An exhibition boasting hundreds of handcrafted miniature models replicating real trams and trains that served the people of Ireland, both past and present.

What can I expect
  • Experience Ireland’s only Model Railway Museum
  • Immerse yourself in the history of Irish Railways
  • Have fun and explore with interactive displays
  • 100’s of beautifully crafted replica trams and trains

Next Stop: Railway Museum

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Situated in a beautifully renovated 19th century cottage, The Casino Model Railway Museum offers a truly unique experience for the whole family to enjoy.

Have a self-guided wander through the miniature sets and take a trip though the history and development of the Irish Railway, featuring real Irish Railway memorabilia, running models and interactive displays.

Whether you’re a transport enthusiast or a curious visitor, everyone can marvel at the wonderfully detailed miniature models that have been so well preserved.

Who was Cyril Fry?

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Cyril Fry was a Dublin born Model Railway enthusiast who worked as an engineer at the Inchicore Railway Works.

Fry constructed his model railways over 50 years, beginning in the 1920’s up until his death in 1972. He displayed his collection in a meticulously laid out set in the attic of his home in Churchtown.

The impressive collection was taken on and displayed by Malahide Castle, but has now found a permanent home in the Casino building in Malahide Village.

Come and explore Fry’s superbly handcrafted models, and exhibition that will surely be enjoyed by generations to come.

Where Do I Buy Tickets?

Tickets can be purchased right here on

Where is The Casino Model Railway Museum?

The Casino Model Railway Museum is located just outside Dublin’s City Centre in the picturesque seaside village of Malahide. You’ll find the impressive Malahide Castle and Gardens close by, another attraction not to be missed!

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