Train to Excitement!
What could be more enjoyable than a day spent outdoors with family and friends, feeling & taking in the fresh air as you ride on a real train? Northlandz has something for all ages, whether you’re looking to take a leisure trip through the stunning neighborhood or you want to explore all of the exciting places our train can take you. You'll marvel at the sights and sounds of nature as you wind your way through! Come see us today and start making memories that will last a lifetime.
Northlandz is the world’s largest miniature wonderland and model railroad museum in NJ. It is the place where dreams become reality! Northlandz is a must-see for anyone who loves trains or wants to see what an intricate miniature world looks like. It is recognized by the Guinness Book of World Records as holding the title of ‘world's longest model railroad’ spanning over 8 miles of indoor model railroad track and thousands of bridges, tunnels, buildings, and other structures. Northlandz is also known for its whimsical miniature art and beautiful scenery.
Add our full-size outdoor train ride to your visit for some extra fun and excitement! You're sure to have a blast chugging along through this one-of-a-kind experience!
The train runs on a real track and is pulled by a replica of an 1890s steam engine.
The train passes through beautiful natural wooded landscapes.
Riders can spot local wildlife.
The train travels on a 30-minute long ride and passes through a 150 ft. long tunnel.
It also passes along breathtaking views of the South Branch of the Raritan River.
The train goes over a curved trestle bridge to boost the thrill.
Train-Tastic Fun for Kids! If you're looking for a great attraction for your kids, look no further than Northlandz. This outdoor train ride is just one of the many attractions at Northlandz, making it the perfect place for a day trip with family or friends. Kids will love the train ride, while the elders will love the peace and quiet of the surroundings. They can wave to friendly animals along the way, and feel like they're truly in the wilderness. Also, it is a great way for kids to learn something new about trains.
Get in the holiday spirit with Northlandz! Our seasonal train decorations are perfect for adding a touch of whimsy to your holiday fun. Festive train decorations make Northlandz a destination for some real holiday cheer. With our outdoor train displays for Halloween and Christmas, Northlandz is a must-see stop for families looking to make memories. From spooky decorated Halloween train to Santa’s sleigh perched atop a snow-covered roof, Northlandz has something for every festive. Other celebrations like St. Patrick's Day or Independence Day are celebrated too with colorful displays & fun-filled rides.
Planning a trip to Northlandz? Make sure you check the train schedule in advance so you can make the most of your time exploring this incredible destination.
Train rides are ONLY AVAILABLE ON WEEKENDS & HOLIDAYS!
The train ticket is NON-REFUNDABLE.
If for any unexpected inconvenience reasons (like weather, mechanical, or labor outside) the train is not operational, you will get a FUTURE DAY TICKET. The future day ticket never expires.
When the weather outside is fearsome, head to Northlandz for some indoor fun! With plenty of attractions to keep you entertained, Northlandz is the perfect place to take the family for a day of fun. From our world-renowned model railroad museum to our 16-acre miniature landscape, there's so much to discover.
Created by artist and model builder Bruce Williams Zaccagnino, Northlandz is recognized as the world’s largest miniature wonderland. It features intricate displays and detailed scenery in miniature. There are buildings, mountains, rivers, trestle bridges, roads, etc. to keep you fully engaged all the time.
A safe, all-weather place to explore and play
Ideal for kids (& adults) of all ages
A perfect way to beat the winter blues!
Take a trip through Northlandz, the world's largest model railroad museum, and see some of the most intricate and beautiful model railways you've ever seen. With over 100 trains, 8 miles of track, and 52 acres of indoor attraction, this is one place that you won't want to miss. It's the perfect place for a family day trip or a weekend getaway!
The fun doesn’t stop here! Northlandz offers a variety of live entertainment options, from musical performances to comedy shows. This is a great way to enjoy your favorite type of entertainment while supporting local artists. Northlandz American Music Hall is a world-famous concert venue that has hosted some of the biggest names in music history as well. With its state-of-the-art sound system and intimate setting, the American Music Hall is one of the best places to see a live musical or theater performance.
2000 PIPE ORGANS ARE PRESENT IN THE MUSIC HALL!
The art that delightfully distracts! With 250+ artistic installations throughout, it's the perfect place to spend an afternoon if you're looking to be visually stimulated and amused. Whether you're admiring the paintings or getting lost in the whole artistic vibes, Northlandz is surely a welcoming place for creative minds.
The Doll Museum here is a must-visit for doll enthusiasts and history buffs alike. With over 400 dolls on display, the museum offers a wealth of knowledge about the evolution of dolls through the years. The collection includes dolls from all over the world, making it a truly unique experience for all ages.
Make your vacation memorable with a visit to Northlandz! Our gift shop has plenty of souvenirs to help you remember your trip. You can pick your favorite from multiple Northlandz printed mugs and shirts. Kids will love our model trains, too! Multiple types of confectioneries are also available to sweeten the taste buds!
At Northlandz, we understand that your event is important to you. That's why we offer only the best event venues. Our event spaces are designed to make your event unforgettable. From our picturesque setting to our top-notch amenities, we have everything you need to make your day a success. No matter if you want an intimate setting or a large place; you can organize every type of event here. From birthdays or weddings to corporate meetings or adult parties, we can host all.