Public Events Calendar

Past, Present, Future Celebration

  • July 30, 2016

Join us on Saturday, July 30th for...

The National Railroad Museum's Celebration of Past, Present, and Future!

9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.       

Reduced Admission -  $5.00 for all; free to members and Canadian National employees with ID.   Free train rides in Open Air and Josephine cars only WITH PAID ADMISSION. (Cab and Caboose rides are $5.00/person)

Celebrating the Past - Museum's 60th Anniversary!

Celebrating the Present - Dedication of a newly-restored box car donated by Canadian National Railway.

Celebrating the Future - Sharing exciting news and plans for the future of the Museum. 

Activities include:

  • Formal presentation at 10:30 a.m. 
  • Anniversary Cake and Beverages
  • Special exhibits on the past and future of the Museum
  • Fun activities related to box cars
  • Storytime at 12:30 & 2:30
  • Information about Canadian National Railway
  • Opportunities to share memories and photos of your Museum experiences. 
  • Operation Lifesaver

Join us - All Aboard!

6th Annual Rails & Ales Brewfest

  • September 17, 2016

All Aboard!   Join in the National Railroad Museum’s annual “fun”draiser!  This annual event is always a sell out, so act fast to make it a night out to remember as you  enjoy fun and camaraderie among the historic rail locomotives and rail cars while sampling craft beers, regional wines, and food prepared by local restaurants, and bidding on an awesome array of items, trips, fun packages, gift certificates, etc.   A memorable evening of fun and fundraising to help support the National Railroad Museum!

Main Event – 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. (limited to the first 400 tickets)

Standard tickets: $35 in advance (online) or $45 at the door which includes

o   craft beers, regional wines, food samples from area restaurants,

o   games, activities, rail trivia,

o   music,

o   a souvenir glass,

o   and a wide array of auction and raffle items to bid on and win!

Premium Events in the Silver Spirit dining car (unique - limited to 24 passengers per event time)

  • Dinner Train: 4:00 or  6:00 p.m.

o   Tickets: $65 in advance only which includes a 3-course dinner with beer and wine pairings in addition to all the Main Event offerings as well…..AND a special auction item only Premium guests have an opportunity to bid on in the Depot!

  • Dessert Train: 8:00 p.m.

o   Tickets: $55 in advance only which includes a wide array of dessert selections with beer and wine pairings in addition to all the Main Event offerings as well…..AND a special auction item only Premium guests have an opportunity to bid on in the Depot!

Must be 21 to attend and I.D. will be required at entry for all ages. 

CLICK HERE to purchase tickets

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 (July 25th, 10:00 am)

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.

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