- February 1972
Wonderland Models opens at 116A Rose Street Edinburgh
Millennium Falcon studio model made from Tamiya model kits
- September 1977
Our second store opens at 97 Lothian Road, Edinburgh
First Lego Minifigures released
Tamiya release the Grasshopper RC buggy
- Mid 1980s
Time to say goodbye to our Rose Street store as Lothian Road expands
First Royal International Air Tattoo at Fairford
- September 1986
HPI Racing, one of the leading names in RC cars, is founded
- August 1991
Wonderland is growing again! We added 101 Lothian Road to the existing space to double the size of the shop.
Wonderland introduce the Tamiya radio control monster truck to the Scotland international rugby matches at Murrayfield.
- Summer 1996
Start attending model shows, airshows and events to promote the business.
- December 1998
Furbies go on sale at Wonderland with queues for miles!
- August 2000
Stepping into the noughties in style, the Wonderlandmodels.com website is launched.
Attending many leading airshows and model shows including the Air Tattoo, Royal Highland Show and Scale Modelworld.
Hornby acquire Airfix and Corgi
50th anniversary of first specifically plastic Tamiya model Japanese Battleship Yamato kit
We're growing again! Added 103 Lothian Road to existing premises to make space for more toys, models, and accessories!
New Papo and Schleich displays added to expanded shop
Last Leuchars air show
Wonderland start hosting Scalextric corporate events for many leading clients.
- March 2020
Lockdown means the shop has to close to customers but we continue to process increased orders online.
2020 marks 100 years since the first Hornby train
- April 2021
Shop reopens to the public after lockdown
- March 2022
New website launches!