The world's largest indoor steam meeting takes you on a fascinating journey through the era of the steam engine. Here you can gain nostalgic insight into the technology of steam model engineering and marvel at over 1,000 steamships, steam engines, steam-powered road vehicles and steam locomotives in action. Over 500 international exhibitors, model owners and clubs transform the Karlsruhe exhibition halls into an inspiring experience for the whole family attracting around 20,000 visitors every year.
Messe Sinsheim has the knack when it comes to conjuring a smile on the faces of their audience. Last weekend some 20,000 visitors at the 20th Indoor Steam Engine Meeting delighted in the miniature world of diverse steam-powered...
This is bound to put a sparkle into the eyes of our younger visitors! All kids up to approx. 12 years of age are invited to go for a spin on the steam-driven merry-go-round in Hall 3. Mr. Spalinger from Switzerland constructed a...
18 years ago, 2 members of the Mini Truck Club Osthessen were asked by Manfred Knupfer, one of the initiators of the Indoor Steam Engine Meeting, whether they would like to bring their model trucks to the show. Since that first...