Faszination Modellbau Friedrichshafen

Welcome to Europe's most popular and most beautiful model making fair! The exhibitors, clubs and associations from all over Europe love the special atmosphere of their fair, the FASZINATION MODELLBAU FRIEDRICHSHAFEN in the border triangle. And they show the public in the large, light-flooded exhibition halls, in the foyer and on the indoor grounds as well as on the popular outdoor area with exhibition lake and direct access to the airfield everything that makes the model builder's heart beat faster. Whether on land, on water or in the air, every year the community comes up with new spectacular demonstrations and shows for every single modelling discipline.

Unfortunately, due to the corona pandemic, no events could be held for a long time. We are all the more pleased that our trade fair Faszination Modellbau Friedrichshafen will definitely take place again from 5th - 7th November 2021. In addition, our trade fair will be held with the live steam hall meeting and, for the first time, the LEGO fan exhibition (in Hall A7).

Visitors can only get their tickets in advance and online via the ticket shop. There are no cash registers open. Only visitors who comply with the 3G rule (vaccinated, recovered, tested) are allowed access to the fair. This will be checked before the entrance to the fair! In addition, there is currently a general mask requirement in the exhibition halls and in the outdoor area if the minimum distance of 1.5 m cannot be maintained.

Further details on admission and online tickets can be found at Tickets & Arrival!

Our participating exhibitors are pleased to be able to present the model making hobbyists again and the hobbyists can again find out more about their hobby.

The mega highlight is the flight show "Stars of the Year": it is the most renowned event for model aircraft pilots with the excellent flight shows of the world, European and German champions. While the indoor air show impresses with innovation and fun, the truck courses convince with their brilliant, detailed functional models in action.

News & Stories

FASZINATION MODELLBAU 2021: Highly Successful Restart!

As the leading international trade fair for model railroading and model building, FASZINATION MODELLBAU celebrated a highly successful relaunch in Friedrichshafen from the 5th through the 7th of November, 2021. Nearly 300...

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Schedule of the FMT-Flight Show Stars of the Year 2021 online

The leading trade journal FMT (plane model and technology) organizes the popular flight show "Stars of the Year" on the airfield directly adjacent to the fairground. From Friday, 5th of Nov. to Sunday, 7th of Nov. 2021 world and...

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Schnitzeljagd auf der Faszination Modellbau Friedrichshafen 2021

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The Countdown is Running! Faszination Modellbau Starts Live in Friedrichshafen from 5 to 7 November 2021

High-tech aircraft will soar, detailed miniature railways will chug about and highly digitalised functional models will work their magic: model builders will finally be able to celebrate their long-awaited community get-together...

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Pistenraupen-Parcours: Jetzt erst recht!

„Jetzt erst recht“, heißt das neue Programm, dass die Freunde der großen Winterlandschaft, 6-mal  täglich in der Halle A5 spielen. Die internationale Gruppe bleibt ihrer Tradition treu, hochwertigste Modellbaukunst, mit fachlicher...

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Air Show Highlights at Faszination Modellbau 2021

Impressive air shows await us once again at Faszination Modellbau Friedrichshafen with the “Stars of the Year” and the “Indoor Action” – outdoors at Bodensee Airport and indoors in the trade fair foyer, both organised by FMT....

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Several Hands-On Activities Once Again at Faszination Modellbau Friedrichshafen 2021

Not only can you browse and buy at Faszination Modellbau Friedrichshafen, you’ll be able to actively participate in model making as well. You can check out available offerings, suitable for both young people and adults, under Menu...

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LEGO® Fan Exhibition at Faszination Modellbau Friedrichshafen from the 5th through the 7th of November, 2021

LEGO® fan club “Bricking Bavaria e.V.” will exhibit fantasy worlds and impressive buildings made of LEGO® bricks – families and children will also be able to look forward to lots of creative play and fun in the LEGO® area with...

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Spectacular Model Railway Layouts at Faszination Modellbau Friedrichshafen 2021

Messe Sinsheim GmbH will present spectacular model railway layouts at Faszination Modellbau Friedrichshafen from the 5th through the 7th of November 2021!

Many of the model railway layouts have never been exhibited before in...

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Take Off, Fly Away, Cast Off – live at Faszination Modellbau in Friedrichshafen from 5 to 7 November 2021

Model building, flying, running at full steam, talking shop and sharing experiences are on the agenda again. The model community’s favourite leading trade fair will be joined this year by the “Echtdampf-Hallentreffen” cult event...

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