Public Events Calendar

Fall Railroad Storytime

  • September 27, 2016

Fall Storytime will feature train stories, railroad activities, and weekly take-home crafts.

Tuesday September 27, October 4, 11, 18, 25 at 3:30-4:30 p.m.
Wednesday September 28, October 5, 12, 19, 26 at 10:00-11:00 a.m.
Wednesday September 28, October 5, 12, 19, 26 at 1:30-2:30 p.m.
All Fall Railroad Storytimes will be held in the Children's Discovery Depot.
Pricing: Members – Free / Non-members – One Parent and up to two children for $5 per session. (Note: $5 can be applied toward a membership that day.)
Storytime Schedule:
Storytime includes 30-40 minutes of railroad-related stories, finger plays, singing and dancing and general train-related fun and silliness.
After the program, there is always a stay-and-play activity. Each week there is also a new craft project and different coloring sheets to take home.
Patrons do not need to pre-register and do not need to attend all sessions.
NEW: Fall Storytime will be open to daycares and schools on a pre-registered basis with limited enrollment (approx. 30 students) per week. Daycares/Schools need to contact Bob Lettenberger to pre-register at (920) 437-7623, x-16 or

The Great Pumpkin Train

  • October 8, 2016
  • 9:00 - 5:30
  • October 15, 2016
Join us on Saturday, October 8th & 15th for a fun-filled day of music, games, activities, and pumpkin selecting!
Rain or shine, each admission to the Great Pumpkin Train includes indoor live entertainment, crafts, and games for children of all ages - in addition to a ride on the train to the pumpkin patch where you can find your own pumpkin to take home with you. 

Live entertainment will include:

Children's rock tunes of Mr. Billy
Children's entertainer Jeff McMullen

Tickets for The Great Pumpkin Train are $12 per person ($11.00 for members), and children two and under are admitted free. Advance reservations are not necessary. Tickets can be purchased at the main gate during the event! Proceeds from this event will go to support the Museum's programs and operations.

Thank you to our sponsors: KI and KinderCare Learning Centers!

The Polar Express

  • November 18 - December 4, 2016

Polar Express™ Tickets Go on Sale July 25 at 10:00 am

The Polar Express™ at the National Railroad Museum features a live rendition of the Hot Chocolate Dance followed by a dramatic reading of the original Polar Express™ book. Patrons then board the train for the ride to the North Pole. Once we reach the top of the world, Santa personally greets each and every child.

2016 DATES:

November 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 27, 30

December 1, 2, 3, 4



Wednesday and Thursday shows are at 5:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. 

Friday, Saturday, and Sunday shows are scheduled for 3:00 p.m., 5:00 p.m., and 7:00 p.m. 

Standard Class: $17.50 all seats, all ages
Premium Class Lounge: $30 all seats, all ages
Premium Class Table: $28 all seats, all ages

CLICK HERE to purchase tickets

Thank you to our sponsors: Schneider National, Pomp's Tire, and KinderCare Learning Centers!

Railroading Merit Badge Workshop

  • November 5, 2016
Open to all Boy Scouts, the Railroading Merit Badge Workshop is a fun way to earn this merit badge. Offered on Saturday, November 5, this workshop includes six stations covering all the requirements of the badge. Scouts who participate in all six stations can earn the badge in one day.
Registration is limited to 300 scouts and 100 adults. You can register as an individual, a patrol or troop. The registration fee is $9.50 for scouts and adults.

CLICK HERE to register.

Festival of Trees

  • November 17 - December 31, 2016

The Festival of Trees display among our historic locomotives will be on display at the National Railroad Museum from November 17 through December 31, 2016. Admission is reduced to $5.00 per person during the Festival of Trees. Join us for this beautiful holiday tradition!

Holiday Card Center Christmas Cards on Sale

  • July 28 - November 15, 2016

National Railroad Museum Christmas cards are on sale now!

CLICK HERE to purchase.

*Holiday Card Center licenses the National Railroad Museum name, and sales of the cards help support the Museum. The Museum is not the producer of the cards.

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