Trains Trains Trains Returns in January for a TWO day event!
The Southern Museum of Civil War & Locomotive History will host the sixth annual installment of its highly popular Trains, Trains, Trains event on Saturday, Jan. 30 AND Sunday, Jan. 31, 2016. The event will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. both days throughout the Museum.
This year, the railroad-themed event will include new and expanded model train layouts, more activities for families and an expanded General Emporium. The enlarged gift shop will offer a wide range of train and railroad-themed items, including a number of gifts geared toward families and kids.
As guests explore the Museum and discover the train layouts planned for this year’s event, they will have the opportunity to interact and operate select layouts.
Athens Bend Track will set up the events first ever N-Scale layout in the Cobb Energy Gallery. Brand new layouts for the event will be provided by the Middle Georgia Model Railroad Club and the Chattanooga Modular Modelers. Other participating layouts include the Georgia Tinplate Trackers, the North Georgia Lego train club, and more!
As part of this year’s expanded hands-on activities, kids of all ages will be able to take part in a new and enjoyable take-home craft. In addition, railroad artifacts from the Museum’s extensive archive collection will be on display for visitors to hold, touch and discover how they were used on the railroad. New displays will be out for the event as well as a Lego Play and Build area.
Live railroad music will be available throughout the event provided by the Mars Hill Porch Pickers band, The Now & then Band, Smoke Rise, Picking Peaches, The Honeywood Band, The M&M band, The South County Pickers, and the Possum Kingdom Ramblers! Check out the schedule of performances HERE.
In addition to the special train exhibits erected for the event, the Museum’s regular displays, including the historic General locomotive and the Glover Machine Works will be open during Trains, Trains, Trains.
Presale tickets on sale now! Giveaways: Anyone who has purchased presale tickets will be entered in our prize giveaways in January!
Museum admission is $7.50 for adults, $6.50 for seniors, $5.50 for children ages 4-12 and free for children three and under as well as Museum members; coupons and discounts will not be accepted on the day of the event. The Museum is located at 2829 Cherokee Street in downtown Kennesaw (exit 273 on Interstate 75). Tickets are non-refundable in the event of inclement weather, but may be used at a later date.
Continue to check back here for updated information on the event!
Event Parking and Shuttle Info: There is event parking in various locations around downtown Kennesaw. A free shuttle will run between the museum and Adam's Park, so feel free to park there. If you have questions, you can email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thank you to Blue Ridge Scenic Railway for sponsoring Trains, Trains, Trains this year!
Thank you to our other sponsors for the year! Food for our volunteers provided by: