Steam-driven model railways,
road vehicles, ships and stationary engines
03.–05. NOVEMBER 2017

Indoor Steam Engine Meeting heads in a new direction: In future alternately in Cologne and Friedrichshafen!

When the cog wheels of an elegant highly-polished miniature steam train interlock perfectly, it is a joy to watch for all those who love such immaculate mechanical rhythm. But every now and then there is a change in route profile and the course of the steam train has to be corrected. Just as Messe Sinsheim is cur-rently doing for the world's largest indoor meeting for live steam models: 'Echtdampf-Hallentreffen' will no longer take place in Karlsruhe, but instead will be held alternately in Cologne and Friedrichshafen.



Advance ticket sales for Faszination Modellbau and the Indoor Steam Meeting in Friedrichshafen now online

Advance sale of tickets for the events Faszination Modellbau & Echtdampf-Hallentreffen (Indoor Steam Meeting) from 3rd – 5th November 2017 in Friedrichshafen is now available online. Order your tickets comfortably from home on


Be a guest driver at the 2017 Indoor Steam Meeting in Friedrichshafen!

Meet friends from the international steam modelling scene and enjoy the unique atmosphere of the world's largest indoor steam meeting. If you would like to be part of the show and to fascinate visitors with your unusual on


2017 sees Faszination Modellbau Friedrichshafen uniting with the iconic Indoor Steam Meeting to become the world's largest model engineering event!

The 7 halls that until now have hosted the model engineering exhibition at top location Friedrichshafen will be enhanced by the addition of a track layout for railway gauges 5" and 7¼" connecting halls B1 und B2. By docking on