Miniatur Wunderland – a unique place in the world where in one room you can see several European countries in miniature. Live and stunningly detailed exposition hides a whole arsenal of technology. In 2000, the brothers Frederick and Gerrit Browns undertook a major project – the construction in Hamburg, the world’s largest toy railroad. Nine years later Miniatur Wunderland is not just a railway, and the whole world in miniature, covering an area of 1150 square meters. meters and includes more than 10 thousand locomotives and wagons, 700 trains, almost 1 thousand semaphores, 4 thousand vehicles, 160 thousand unique figures of people, as well as several ships.
Almost all of the exhibit moves and lives its own life: changing the time of day, the streets are lit and extinguished lights, trains, trucks, barges and cargo being taken, the police catch the offenders, fire brigades were going to call, people walk in the park, and ride the cable car, lunch at lawns, swimming, waiting for the bus to ski. In short, do what their prototypes of the big world. To create all this, in addition to nine years of hard work the brothers took 4 tons of steel, 700 kg of artificial grass and about $ 16 million