Public Events Calendar

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.

Holiday on the Rails

  • December 5 - December 10, 2016
  • 9:00 - 2:00

Join us on December 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 & 10 for Holidays on the Rails! This special program features fun activities and crafts, cookie decorating, a train ride, and a visit with Santa! Holiday on the Rails is open to the public and school groups.

This program is designed for children pre-kindergarten through 2nd grade. Admission is $5.00 per person, children under age 3 are free. 

No advance registration is needed for smaller groups. For groups larger than six (6), please contact Bob Lettenberger, education director at(920) 437-7623 Ext. 16 or to register.

Activities take place from 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Train rides (approx. 25 minutes long) are scheduled for 9:15 a.m10:00 a.m11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. 

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, 2016 through January 8, 2017. 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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