• About us
    • Small, unique, and breathtakingly beautiful: that's our Switzerland. But these attributes also apply to Smilestones. Located close to the largest waterfall in Europe, the Rhine Falls, our country’s biggest in-door miniature world is being built on an area covering seven tennis courts. On November 24th, 2018, the first section will open, leading from Säntis to the Rhine Falls.

      But not only model railway fans will be surprised and excited once 1,000 metres of railway tracks, 80 trains and more than 15,000 figures showcase Switzerland from an entirely new perspective.

      "From the start, our idea was not just to scale down, but to make the most important milestones of our country an experience," says Raphael Meyer, Creative Director and co-founder of Smilestones AG.

      There are many things that can only really be understood if one is willing to change one’s perspective. "If you get the opportunity to interactively experience our history, our culture, and our values from a completely new dimension, then you suddenly see our country from an entirely new viewpoint," says Peter Jezler, who is responsible for the dramaturgy of Smilestones AG.

      With exceptional meticulousness and attention to detail, the small world continues to grow. Over the next few years, further sections of Swiss milestones will continuously open.

  • General plan
    • The first section stretches over an area of 130 m2 from Säntis to the Rhine Falls.

      General plan

  • Facts
    • 1. Section - from Säntis to the Rhine Falls

      SCALE 1:87 / H0

      350 Houses and bridges

      80 Trains

      400 Cars

      1’000 Metres of railway tracks

      15’000 Figures

      5’000 Lamps

      10’000 Metres of cables

  • Future
    • And it continues – we are constantly expanding our facility. You can already be excited about the next sections of mountains and other typically Swiss landscapes. If you want to be the first to know when the time has come in 2019, sign up for our newsletter.

  • Social commitment
    • We also hire employees with disabilities and integrate them into the first job market. We are supported by some local companies in doing so.

      mitschaffe.ch Employment agencies for people with disabilities.
      Inclusion and integration in the first labour market.
      Connect us to employees with disabilities.

      Stiftung Impuls Competence centre for work integration.
      Support us at building houses.

      Altra People with disabilities are the focal point of "altra schaffhausen".
      Helping to create numerous trees.

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  • Opening hours
    • WINTER (25th NOVEMBER 2018 – 15th APRIL 2019)
      Tuesday to Friday: 12:00 p.m.–6:00 p.m.
      Saturday and Sunday: 10:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.
      *last admission 5:30 p.m.

      SUMMER (16th APRIL 2019 – 31th OCTOBER 2019)
      Open daily from 10:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.

  • Admission
    • To avoid waiting times, we recommend buying a ticket online.
      ADULTSfrom 16 years19.00
      CHILDRENaged 6–15 years
      free up until the age of 6

      STUDENTSwith ID17.00
      FAMILY PACKAGE2 adults, children under 16 years58.00
      GROUPS (FROM 10 PEOPLE)Adults (from 16 years)
      Children (6–15 years)

      For every 10 school pupils, one accompanying person goes free

      Prices in CHF per person, incl. VAT

  • Directions
    • Bahn Bus Parkplatz Burgunwiese Parkplatz Rheinfall Parkplatz Schloss Laufen

      Be comfortable and visit us by train. The S-Bahn station "Neuhausen Rheinfall" is only 50 metres away. » To the SBB website

      Line 1 from Schaffhausen Station in the direction of Neuhausen, Herbstäcker
      Bus stop "Neuhausen Zentrum" » To the SBB website

      There are no parking spaces available directly on site.
      Feel free to use the one of the many Rhine Falls’ car parks in the area.

      Parking at the Rhine Falls:
      Rheinfallquai 32, 8212 Neuhausen am Rheinfall - 750 metres on foot
      » To the route planner

      Parking at Burgunwiese:
      Zentralstrasse 101, 8212 Neuhausen am Rheinfall - 650 metres on foot
      » To the route planner

      Parking at Schloss Laufen:
      Schloss Laufen, 8447 Dachsen - 900 metres on foot
      » To the route planner

  • Events
    • Companies, groups and organisations can hold their own events or book guided tours outside of the opening hours.

      We will attend to your culinary needs individually by means of an aperitif or via catering. You will receive an offer suited to your particular wishes.


      Your contact information:

      Further information:

  • Bistro
    • We offer a selection of delicious food and drinks at fair prices at our bistro.
      From croissants to sandwiches, from warm snacks to cakes – we have everything.

  • Souvenir shop
    • A fantastic selection of souvenirs and typically Swiss products as well as model kits, model trains and cars. Great gifts for your loved ones at home or for yourself.

  • Sponsoring that’s worth it
    • Smilestones offers companies the opportunity of showcasing themselves to a large audience in a unique way. The presentation possibilities in the miniature world are almost unlimited for companies.

      You and your logo will be showcased here for 5 years

      We would be glad to send you an individual quotation. More information at sponsoring@smilestones.ch

      Your advertisement could be here

  • Become a fan
    • A donation will make you part of the Smilestones miniature world family with your name or logo.

      The locomotives, tank wagons and freight wagons with your name or logo show who is a fan of Smilestones and who contributes to the financing of this idea. The vehicles are exhibited at the entrance of Smilestones and presented to all visitors. A great gift to yourself or for friends and acquaintances.

      Freight wagon

      Tank wagon


      Download the "fan wagon" flyer

      Order here

      Yes, I would like the chosen wagon at the entrance of Smilestones world:

      Type of marking:

      Send invoice to:

  • Partners and sponsors
    • Bosch EKSH Falken Schaffhauser Kantonalbank Thurbo Schaffhauser Nachrichten reasco Schweiz Ganz Natürlich SIG Areal SIG Trapeze Group Schaffhauser Land Kanton schaffhausen Unterstützt durch NRP KSS Freizeitpark Kambly Rheinfall Gastronomie LOKI Magazin Schwaninger Zirkus Monti 	Item Item IWC Halter Hombergerhaus Cortesi Faller SBB Railaway Fichtelbahn GVS Verkehrsbetriebe Radio Munot Lusso OBI Müller Gleisbau Viessmann Kibri Vollmer Cabema Vögele Shoes Roco Fleischmann mitschaffe.ch Altra Stiftung Impuls

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