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

19th Faszination Modellbau FRIEDRICHSHAFEN

International trade fair for model railways and model making
Messe Friedrichshafen

37th Int. Model Railways Exhibiton

International exhibition for model railways and accessories



Final Report: Fantastic Anniversary! 25th FASZINATION MODELLBAU Celebrates with Outstanding Audience of More than 53,000 Visitors

Celebrating good times – you bet! The 25th FASZINATION MODELLBAU was celebrated extensively for three days in Friedrichshafen from the 1st through the 3rd of November, 2019: What a happening! Nearly 400 international on


Genuine Steam Engine Models in Friedrichshafen

Although the only genuinely original Echtdampf-Hallentreffen is not celebrating its 25th anniversary (as is indeed the case for FASZINATION MODELLBAU), it will be soon. The Echtdampf-Hallentreffen was launched by Messe on


Dampffreunde Friedrichshafen Back Again for Faszination Modellbau’s 25th Anniversary Event

The invention and further development of motors and engines was the basic prerequisite for the evolution of technology-based mobility. The very first usable engines were steam powered, followed by internal on


model aircraft on display: Fly High and Big! Stars, Design & Tech-Fun

Quiz question! Which is the largest and heaviest aircraft in the world? Answer: The Antonov AN225 Mrija. This big aircraft takes off in real life with a fabulous wingspan of 88 meters! There’s only one of them. But as on


Well Done! Functional Model Building at its Best

If you love functional model building at its best, you’ll be at the right place at the right time at FASZINATION MODELLBAU. The precisely functioning hydraulically powered high-tech miniature vehicles at the Truck Model on