Arts, Culture, and Humanities

Twin City Model Railroad Museum

  • St. Paul, MN
  • http://www.tcmrm.org

Mission Statement

Preserve local railroad history and the hobby of model railroading through the creation of toy train layouts and related exhibits.

Main Programs

  1. Museum Operations
Service Areas

Self-reported

Minnesota

We are a non-profit museum that attracts 30,000+ visitors annually to learn about toy trains, the art of model railroading, and history of the railroads in Minnesota. We primarily receive visitors from the metro area but have generated a global audience thanks to our unique exhibits.

ruling year

1979

Treasurer since 2016

Self-reported

Mr. Oscar Lund

Keywords

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Model railroad, museum, toy trains

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EIN

41-1341865

 Number

1860646255

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Cause Area (NTEE Code)

History Museums (A54)

Historical Societies and Related Activities (A80)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

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Program 1

Museum Operations

Museum for public visitation to learn about model railroading and toy trains.

Category

Arts, Culture & Humanities

Population(s) Served

Children and Youth (infants - 19 years.)

Adults

Budget

$100,000

Service Areas

Self-reported

Minnesota

We are a non-profit museum that attracts 30,000+ visitors annually to learn about toy trains, the art of model railroading, and history of the railroads in Minnesota. We primarily receive visitors from the metro area but have generated a global audience thanks to our unique exhibits.

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Twin City Model Railroad Club Inc
Fiscal year: Jan 01-Dec 31

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Twin City Model Railroad Museum

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Treasurer

Mr. Oscar Lund

BIO

Oscar Lund has been a dedicated volunteer for many years and is responsible for the day to day operations of the museum as well as the board member responsible for all treasurer duties.

STATEMENT FROM THE Treasurer

"The art of model railroading and toy train collecting has been a multi-generational experience shared by many families. Our museum hopes to continue that tradition while providing a chance to share local railroad history and the science of toys and electricity. Help us support this goal and keep the hobby alive for future generations! "

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Mr. Rick Moore

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