Day trip: Clovis home to model train museum

Cannon Connections Photo: Carrie Pendleton The Clovis Depot Model Train Museum displays nine model train layouts depicting railways from around the world. It also boasts a gift shop.

Place: Clovis Depot Model Train Museum

Location: The museum is located at 221 W. First St. in Clovis. It is 7.5 miles or a 15-minute drive from Cannon Air Force Base.

What activities can you enjoy at this location? Visitors to this museum can see nine different layouts of model train scenes depicting railways from all over the world. Many local railway historical artifacts are on display as well. There is also a gift shop where model train hobbyists can find equipment and supplies.

What ages is this facility suited for? Anyone

What are admission prices? Adults $5, children ages 5-15 $3, families $15 and Seniors (65 and up) $3.

What are the hours of operation? Noon to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday. (During February and September, call for museum hours.)

One special thing people can do or see here: Visitors can see a scale model of what the Clovis rail system looked like in the 1950s.

Want more information? Visit online at www.clovisdepot.com or call 762-0066.