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Sneak peek at the NYBG Holiday Train Show 2013 (slide show)

The wintry Holiday Train Show 2013 is back at the New York Botanical Garden to offer kids and their families a look at their city in amazing miniaturized form.

  • Photograph: Filip Wolak

    Holiday Train Show 2013 at the New York Botanical Garden

  • Photograph: Filip Wolak

    Holiday Train Show 2013 at the New York Botanical Garden

  • Photograph: Filip Wolak

    Holiday Train Show 2013 at the New York Botanical Garden

  • Photograph: Filip Wolak

    Holiday Train Show 2013 at the New York Botanical Garden

  • Photograph: Filip Wolak

    Holiday Train Show 2013 at the New York Botanical Garden

  • Photograph: Filip Wolak

    Holiday Train Show 2013 at the New York Botanical Garden

  • Photograph: Filip Wolak

    Holiday Train Show 2013 at the New York Botanical Garden

  • Photograph: Filip Wolak

    Holiday Train Show 2013 at the New York Botanical Garden

  • Photograph: Filip Wolak

    Holiday Train Show 2013 at the New York Botanical Garden

  • Photograph: Filip Wolak

    Holiday Train Show 2013 at the New York Botanical Garden

  • Photograph: Filip Wolak

    Holiday Train Show 2013 at the New York Botanical Garden

  • Photograph: Filip Wolak

    Holiday Train Show 2013 at the New York Botanical Garden

  • Photograph: Filip Wolak

    Holiday Train Show 2013 at the New York Botanical Garden

  • Photograph: Filip Wolak

    Holiday Train Show 2013 at the New York Botanical Garden

  • Photograph: Filip Wolak

    Holiday Train Show 2013 at the New York Botanical Garden

  • Photograph: Filip Wolak

    Holiday Train Show 2013 at the New York Botanical Garden

  • Photograph: Filip Wolak

    Holiday Train Show 2013 at the New York Botanical Garden

  • Photograph: Filip Wolak

    Holiday Train Show 2013 at the New York Botanical Garden

  • Photograph: Filip Wolak

    Holiday Train Show 2013 at the New York Botanical Garden

  • Photograph: Filip Wolak

    Holiday Train Show 2013 at the New York Botanical Garden

  • Photograph: Filip Wolak

    Holiday Train Show 2013 at the New York Botanical Garden

  • Photograph: Filip Wolak

    Holiday Train Show 2013 at the New York Botanical Garden

Photograph: Filip Wolak

Holiday Train Show 2013 at the New York Botanical Garden


You know Thanksgiving, Hanukkah and Christmas are on their way when the seasonal Holiday Train Show opens at the New York Botanical Garden. This year's Holiday Train 2013 opens on Saturday, November 16, and we got a first look at the seasonal spectacle. As in years past, miniature trains zip past familiar, personality-filled NYC landmarks made entirely of such plant-based materials as bark, leaves and moss, set amid the tropical vegetation of the Enid A. Haupt Conservatory. The Artists' Studio, where kids can learn how the buildings and bridges were fabricated, is back again this year as well. One addition to this year's show is a G-scale Metro-North train, among many other new trains, plus a new tented dining area right across from the conservatory, open on weekends and during holiday weeks. Click through our pics, then consider booking tickets for your family online. The show is up through January 12.

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