Roadside America


Roadside America, the World's Greatest Indoor Miniature Village

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This is the Original Roadside America, Founded 1939

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An Enchanted Miniature Land of Yesterday and Tomorrow

“You Have To See it To Believe It”

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RATES

Adults (ages 12 and over) $6.75

Children (ages 6-11) $3.75

Children (ages 0-5) FREE

An unforgettable panorama of life in the United States from the early pioneer days to the mid-20th Century

Roadside America has been voted by Road Trip USA as one of the most unique tourist attractions in the United States.

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The World’s Greatest Indoor Miniature Village

Featuring

  • An 8,000 square foot, fully landscaped display
  • Over 300 miniature structures
  • Up to 18 trains, trollies and cable cars running throughout the display
  • 10,000 hand-made trees
  • 4,000 miniature people engaged in everyday daily pursuits
  • Many real rivers, streams and waterways
  • Interactive animations such as a circus parade, construction workers, saw mill workers and more, that can be activated by visitors.
  • Scale is 3/8 of an inch to one foot. All trains are “O” gauge
  • 600 miniature light bulbs
  • The level of detail is astounding

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The display is constructed with

  • 21,500 feet of electrical wiring
  • 17,700 board feet of lumber
  • 6,000 feet of building paper
  • 4,000 feet of sheet metal under the plaster work
  • 2,250 feet of railroad track
  • 648 feet of canvas for waterproofing
  • 450 feet of pipe
  • 18,000 pounds of plaster
  • 4,000 pounds of sheet iron
  • 900 pounds of nails
  • 600 pounds of rubber roofing material
  • 75 pounds of dry paint
  • 75 gallons of liquid paint
  • 225 bushels of moss
  • 25 bags of cement
  • Three barrels of screened sawdust
  • Three barrels of tar

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