The Train Collectors Association

Welcomes residents of the Southeastern US, to Jacksonville, FL to our 66th National Convention


This is the 66th Train Collectors Association (TCA) National Convention which will be held at the Hyatt Regency - Jacksonville Riverfront located at 225 East Coastline Drive, Jacksonville, Florida 32202

On Friday and Saturday, June 26-27, 2018, the public and TCA members not registered to attend the convention are welcome to attend selected activities at the convention. These activities include the Train Marketplace where toy trains and related items, as well as Department 56 items are bought and sold. The entry fee to the Train Marketplace is $????? per family for one or two days. The public is also invited to visit the displays of operating train and Department 56 layouts, and attend the seminars included with the admission price.

The Train Marketplace is open to the public from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM on Friday and from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM on Saturday. The operating train layouts are available for viewing from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM on Friday and from 8:00 AM to 2:00 PM on Saturday.

Should you want to attend other convention activities available only to TCA members, you are invited join the Train Collectors Association, a 501 (c)(3) organization dedicated to sharing the rich history of model railroading and toy trains. A membership application is available on the TCA web site. Click here to learn more about becoming a member and accessing the membership application. You may join our organization online via our website. Annual dues are $50 per year. For further information about TCA, feel free to contact one of the convention committee members on the 'Contact Us' page.