Model engineering shows with cult status!

Messe Sinsheim GmbH, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Schall Group, attracts to its technically-oriented consumer exhibitions throughout Germany and Europe. At the iconic shows like the leading model engineering fair Faszination Modellbau Friedrichshafen and the International Model Railway Exhibition (IMA) in Cologne, as well as the Indoor Steam Engine Meeting, an the Faszination Modellbahn, the community meets and celebrates their wonderful hobbies at a high level.

Next Fairs

8th Faszination Modellbahn

International trade fair for model trains, specials & accessories
Maimarkthalle Mannheim

37th Int. Model Railways Exhibiton

International exhibition for model railways and accessories
Messe Friedrichshafen

19th Faszination Modellbau FRIEDRICHSHAFEN

International trade fair for model railways and model making
Messe Friedrichshafen



N Gauge in Mannheim: Alzey Station

The centrepiece of this layout is a replica of Alzey Station with 10 tracks and a total length of approximately 5.5 metres, based on the German Railway’s original track plans when the station was built in the 1980s. on


2m (G) Gauge in Mannheim: West Side Lumber Model Logging Railway

This layout depicts a US forest railway with sequoia trees up to three metres tall. Amongst other features it shows a US western town with a fully equipped saloon (with hillbilly sound), hotel rooms, a sheriff’s office with on


Out of the Hobby Basement and Into the Limelight –Private Layouts Competition with 6 Private Layouts at Faszination MODELLBAHN Mannheim 2020

Interest in the contest for privately owned model railway layouts is again running high at Faszination MODELLBAHN Mannheim 2020.  A total of 6 attractive model railway layouts were selected for the 2020 competition run by on


Top Innovations, Top Location, Convenient Travel Connections: from 13 to 15 March 2020 at FASZINATION MODELLBAHN

At last! Premiere. The introduction of new miniature railway products for 2020 – which can be enjoyed with all of your senses – will enter its most exhilarating presentation phase in just a few weeks: at FASZINATION MODELLBAHN! on


IG Mikromodellbaufreunde Süd Rhein-Main (South Rhine-Main Micro Model Building Interest Group) at Faszination Modellbahn

Visitors at the booth operated by IG Mikromodellbaufreunde Süd Rhein-Main discover that the fascination of functional model building also takes place on a very small scale. Excavation, transport and loading are implemented on on