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

17th Faszination Modellbau FRIEDRICHSHAFEN

International trade fair for model railways and model making
Messe Friedrichshafen

35th Int. Model Railways Exhibiton

International exhibition for model railways and accessories

10th Echtdampf-Hallentreffen

Steam-driven model railways, road vehicles, ships and stationary engines



Final report: Faszination Modellbahn 2018 – an all-round successful model railway event for the whole family!

Fascinating true-to-original model railway layouts, modern passenger trains, nostalgic locomotives and 100% hands-on fun for all ages. All these highlights delighted the more than 16,000 visitors at FASZINATION MODELLBAHN on


Gauge 0: Pennsylvania around 1950

The layout depicts the Pennsylvania region of the USA in the 1950s. In those days there were still many steam trains in operation. The steam locomotives on the layout are made of brass and have a Phoenix sound system and on


Autograph session with Hagen von Ortloff

The inventor and presenter of the popular TV series "Eisenbahn-Romantik" isi coming to Faszination MODELLBAHN Sinsheim. On Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 2.15 pm onwards he will be present at the stand of on


märklin: Jim Button and Luke the Engine Driver at the show

What do we see on the horizon? An island with two mountains, with tunnels and tracks and trains? Yes, Morrowland (Lummerland) has come to FASZINATION MODELLBAHN 2018! Märklin and Warner Bros. Consumer Products announced on


9 great privately owned model railways compete at Faszination MODELLBAHN Sinsheim 2018

Interest in the contest for privately owned model railway layouts is again running high at Faszination MODELLBAHN Sinsheim 2018. A total of 9 attractive model railway layouts were selected for the 2018 competition run by on