The Model Town
Opened in 1951, the 1/10th scale model buildings of our vintage miniature world continue to surprise and amaze visitors from around the globe.
With over 100 shop fronts of yesteryear, our attraction is a magnet for visitors of all ages. We offer fun for everyone with delightful gardens, tea room, shop and undercover attractions.
Award Winning Gardens
Enjoy and relax in the gardens area that surrounds the model buildings – we are listed with the National Garden Scheme.
With features including herbaceous borders, trees, shrubs and sensory features, we have our own miniature river system and plenty of seating to enjoy the view.
Tea Room & Shop
We offer a menu for all ages to enjoy including breakfast, morning coffee and homemade cakes, lunches, afternoon tea, snacks ice cream and cold drinks with gluten free and vegetarian options.
Don’t forget we have gifts galore in the shop including Model Town branded souvenirs.
DUE TO THE CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC THE MODEL TOWN IS CURRENTLY CLOSED.
Opened in 1951, and completed in 1954, the 1/10th scale models continue to surprise and amaze visitors from all over the world with their superb realism reflecting a time of more than 65 years ago.
The 33rd Annual Meeting of the Members and Directors of Wimborne Model Town will be held electronically by Zoom at 2pm on Wed 17 June. AGM papers can be found in the members AGM section of this website.