Christmas Opening Times 2021

The Model Village will be open on the following days over Christmas 2021. The Village of Lights will be on display from Tuesday 28th – Friday 31st December. Tuesday 28th December 2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Wednesday 29th December 2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Thursday 30th December 2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Friday […]

The Polar Express 2021

Santa is coming to Clonakilty this Christmas! The Polar Express is an indoor and outdoor, immersive, walk-through Christmas event at the Model Railway Village, Clonakilty, Cork. The journey begins with the elves checking your tickets and welcoming you onboard the Polar Express! Meet Santa’s elves working hard to get the […]

Mini Diggers at the Model Village Clonakilty

New Mini Diggers

The Model Village have an exciting new addition – mini diggers. Over the past few weeks staff have been very busy installing the new diggers. They are coin operated and great fun for all the family.

Keep Discovering Cork Advert

We are delighted that the West Cork Model Railway Village features in the new Failte Ireland Keep Discovering Cork television advert. The new campaign highlights the many places in Cork for people to enjoy on staycation this summer. Watch the advert below:    

Frequently Asked Questions

Planning a trip to the Model Village soon? Here are some frequently asked questions to know before you visit. Tickets must be pre-booked online before visiting. Tickets are available two weeks in advance. Book here There is a one way system in place around the Model Village to aid social […]

Reopening Wednesday 28th April

The Model Village will reopen on Wednesday 28th April. Visitors must prebook tickets before visiting to limit numbers within the Model Village. Pre purchase your tickets here: Book Tickets In order to ensure social distancing and to follow public health guidelines the following measures are in place: ▪️One way system […]

Masks inside the Model Village

As of Monday 10th August 2020, it is now mandatory to wear masks while visiting museums. We please ask all visitors (except children under 13 and people who are exempt) to kindly wear a mask in the indoor areas of the Model Village. These areas include: Ticket Office Waiting Room […]