Ride a Model Train Through Miniature New York at the NY Botanical Garden's Holiday Train Show

PHOTO: A model train chugs past miniature landmarks made from plant materials at the New York Botanical Garden.David R. Merrell/ABC News
A model train chugs past miniature landmarks made from plant materials at the New York Botanical Garden.

The New York Botanical Garden is celebrating the 25th anniversary of its holiday train show in which model trains chug through exotic foliage alongside more than 150 miniature replicas of famous New York landmarks.

Each miniature landmark is handmade with only organic plant materials like twigs, pine cones, leaves and even resin, which is used to create the appearance of glass windows. The exhibit has grown substantially throug the years but many of the models have been around a long time. New this year is a recreation of Coney Island, complete with a miniature roller coaster.

Climb aboard some of these G-scale model trains -- the largest available -- as they ride down the tracks. Click the video below to see the show in 360 degrees from the perspective of three different trains.

Start your tour at a brand new model of the New York Botanical Garden’s conservatory, where the exhibit is held. From there, look out for Midtown Manhattan’s skyline, the Statue of Liberty and old Yankee Stadium before ending your trip in Central Park.

Explore in this 360 video below by dragging the video with your mouse or watch on mobile with the Facebook app.

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