Shell Point Retirement Community
15101 Shell Point Boulevard - Fort Myers, FL 33908
(239) 466-1131 - 1-800-780-1131 - www.shellpoint.org
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All aboard! Shell Point Retirement Community’s Gulf Coast Model Railroad offers a unique look at miniature sites throughout Florida. (Wendy Iverson/Shell Point Retirement Community)
All aboard! Shell Point Retirement Community’s Gulf Coast Model Railroad offers a unique look at miniature sites throughout Florida. (Wendy Iverson/Shell Point Retirement Community)

Shell Point Retirement Community’s 40’ x 40’ model train display features several running trains and hundreds of recognizable miniature geographic landmarks. (Wendy Iverson/Shell Point Retirement Community)
Shell Point Retirement Community’s 40’ x 40’ model train display features several running trains and hundreds of recognizable miniature geographic landmarks. (Wendy Iverson/Shell Point Retirement Community)

All tours of Shell Point’s Gulf Coast Model Railroad are complimentary, led by resident volunteers who enjoy model railroads as a hobby and want to share their interest with others. (Wendy Iverson/Shell Point Retirement Community)
All tours of Shell Point’s Gulf Coast Model Railroad are complimentary, led by resident volunteers who enjoy model railroads as a hobby and want to share their interest with others. (Wendy Iverson/Shell Point Retirement Community)

Intricate miniature landmarks include this Main Street USA setting, found within Walt Disney’s Magic Kingdom in Orlando, Florida. (Wendy Iverson/Shell Point Retirement Community)
Intricate miniature landmarks include this Main Street USA setting, found within Walt Disney’s Magic Kingdom in Orlando, Florida. (Wendy Iverson/Shell Point Retirement Community)

The model train display includes many running trains like this Seaboard, currently passing an historic train depot in its hometown of Fort Myers, Florida. (Wendy Iverson/Shell Point Retirement Community)
The model train display includes many running trains like this Seaboard, currently passing an historic train depot in its hometown of Fort Myers, Florida. (Wendy Iverson/Shell Point Retirement Community)

The Gulf Coast Model Railroad has welcomed visitors for complimentary tours “around the state” since 1973. (Wendy Iverson/Shell Point Retirement Community)
The Gulf Coast Model Railroad has welcomed visitors for complimentary tours “around the state” since 1973. (Wendy Iverson/Shell Point Retirement Community)

Shell Point Retirement Community’s Gulf Coast Model Railroad attraction welcomes more than 3,000 guests each year. (Wendy Iverson/Shell Point Retirement Community)
Shell Point Retirement Community’s Gulf Coast Model Railroad attraction welcomes more than 3,000 guests each year. (Wendy Iverson/Shell Point Retirement Community)


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