Convention Highlights

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Introducing the history of Atlanta's railroads and all of the attractions available to visitors of Atlanta

Atlanta is home to great venues for families and railfans such as the Georgia Aquarium, World of Coca-Cola, and the Southeastern Railway Museum.

Tour over 50 of Atlanta's Great Model Railroads at the 2013 National Convention.  You will see the best layouts that are part of the Piedmont Pilgrimage, Atlanta's annual model railroad tour each November. See our YouTube video highlights.

Registration Hours

  • Saturday  - Pre-Registration ONLY 7:00pm to 9:00pm
  • Sunday:  9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
  • Monday through Wednesday:  8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Thursday:  8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • Friday, Saturday:  Closed (available as needed)


Have some free time and want to help?  We can always use additional volunteers to assist in areas like the Silent Auction and Model Celebration.  Stop by the Volunteer Office in the Rondelet Room of the Waverly Hotel for an assignment and a unique volunteer T-shirt.  Or email in advance to

Getting Ready for Atlanta

Welcome to Atlanta's 2013 NMRA National Convention

Atlanta's Piedmont Division is proud to host the 2013 NMRA National Convention. Located in Northwest Atlanta, the Cobb Galleria Centre is a beautiful facility to house the convention and the National Train Show. Layout tours will provide access to more than 60 layouts already showing on the annual Piedmont Pilgrimage open house event in each November. Other impressive layouts from around the Southeastern Region will also be on tour.

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