The Toy Train Depot is a toy store and railway museums, featuring scale models of train
and passenger and freight cars, in Alamogordo, New Mexico. The Toy Train Depot is also home to
America's Park Ride Train Museum, which runs the Alamogordo/Alameda Park Narrow Gauge Railway,
a working, 16 in gauge miniature railway that visitors can ride for a nominal fee. The store and
museum are non-profit, and are run by the Toy Train Depot Foundation.
In January 2007 the Alamogordo McDonald's donated their Ronald's Railroad, full-sized, standard-gauge caboose to the museum. The caboose is now in a high-visibility location on US-54/70, alerting potential visitors to the museum's location.
The building that houses the museum began its life in 1898 as a working train depot in Torrance, New Mexico at the junction of the New Mexico Central Railroad and the El Paso and Northeastern Railroad. Later, the building was moved to Corona, New Mexico, where it remained for 75 years, serving the Rock Island and Southern Pacific railroads. The building retains its original stamped tin ceiling tiles as well its dispatcher's bay window.
Wednesday - Sunday Noon - 5pm
Toy Train Depot
1991 N. White Sands Blvd