10. - 13. April 2025 | Exhibition for model making and model sport

The INTERMODELLBAU is the world's largest trade fair for model building and model sports, taking place every spring in Westfalenhallen Dortmund. This major event attracts model building enthusiasts and experts from all over the world, offering a comprehensive presentation of products, technologies, and trends in various fields of model building and model sports. The fair spans several halls and covers a variety of categories, including model railways, functional models, model cars, model airplanes, model ships, model helicopters, model rockets, and drones. It attracts hundreds of exhibitors from different nations.

The offerings range from traditional H0 model railways to modern 3D printers, encompassing all aspects of this fascinating world. Additionally, Intermodellbau features spectacular indoor and outdoor model sport demonstrations that captivate visitors. One focus of the fair is car model making, where the latest trends in remote-controlled cars are showcased. Steam model making is another important area, focusing on model steam engines and locomotives. Model aircraft construction, particularly model airplanes and helicopters, is another central aspect of the fair. Railway model building also holds an important place at Intermodellbau, presenting various gauges, landscape designs, and accessories. The fair caters to all age groups and interests, offering an exciting and educational experience for both experienced model builders and beginners, as well as families. Organized by Messe Dortmund, Intermodellbau has established itself over the years as an important platform for model construction and model sports manufacturers, dealers, and trade visitors.

The INTERMODELLBAU will take place on 4 days from Thursday, 10. April to Sunday, 13. April 2025 in Dortmund.

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10.04.2025 - 13.04.2025*
Thursday - Sunday, 4 days
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Fair location:

Kongresszentrum Westfalenhallen,
Strobelallee 45, 44139 Dortmund, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany


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Fair organizer
Messe Dortmund GmbH
Strobelallee 45
44139 Dortmund, Germany
Tel: +49 (0)231 12040
Fax: +49 (0)231 1204724
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Past editions:
  • 18. - 21. April 2024
  • 20. - 23. April 2023
  • 17. - 20. November 2021
  • 04. - 07. April 2019
  • 18. - 22. April 2018
  • 05. - 09. April 2017
  • 20. - 24. April 2016
  • 15. - 19. April 2015

Fair location:

Kongresszentrum Westfalenhallen,
Strobelallee 45, 44139 Dortmund, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany


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Product groups: Aeroplanes, boats, carousels, excavators, fire engines and ambulances, helicopters, hot air balloons, minicars, minitrucks, motorbikes, police cars, railways, ships, steam engines, trams, zeppelins, …

Disclaimer: No responsibility is taken for the correctness of this information. Errors and alterations excepted! Fair dates and exhibition sites are subject to change by the respective trade fair organiser.


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Where does the INTERMODELLBAU taking place?
The INTERMODELLBAU fair takes place in Dortmund, at the Kongresszentrum Westfalenhallen.

When is the INTERMODELLBAU taking place?
Visit the INTERMODELLBAU from 10. - 13. April 2025.

How often does the INTERMODELLBAU take place?
The INTERMODELLBAU takes place annually.

What kind of fair is the INTERMODELLBAU?
The INTERMODELLBAU is an exhibition for Model Making, Hobby and Handwork.