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



Gauge H0 in Cologne: Landscape depicting era IV - VI

The layout consists of around 50 modules equipped with Märklin C tracks. The distance between track centres is 77.5 mm and all tracks are gravelled. The landscape, depicting the spring/summer season, is not modelled on on


Snowcat layout: It's snowing already on Lake Constance!

With numerous new scenes and a lot of attention to detail, the Snowcat team have again prepared an exclusive programme for you. The motto at the 2018 show will be "Fun, games and excitement"! The basis for all the activities on


Gauge I in Cologne: Grömlitz Station and Kringsstadt Main Station

This circular layout presents a main and branch line with the attractive four-track Grömlitz Station and three-track main line station Kringsstadt, each measuring around 13 metres in length. In the foreground is the impressive on


Gauge I in Friedrichshafen: Circular track with station in early 1970s style

The style of the station is based on the first half of the 1970s (era IVa). The depicted signal technology is in standard mechanical design with semaphore signals and wiring running through metal pipes to the station area. on


Spur 0 in Friedrichshafen: Ottobeuren in the Allgäu, a station in the 1960s

This segment layout currently consists of 12 segments. The construction is a scaled replica of the first 600 metres of the Ottobeuren station area with as many original details as possible. The tracks are all by Lenz, they on