Join us for Railroad Rendezvous at the Southern Museum on July 15 from 9:30am until 5:00pm! This year, the museum is introducing new and exciting family-friendly activities for kids of all ages. Guests will have the opportunity to marvel at a special model train layout as well as the museums’ own layout where kids can even decorate and add their own personalized buildings! Along with other crafts and hands-on activities, guests will have the rare opportunity to board the famous General locomotive (for a small additional fee).
“We are thrilled to bring new activities to this event in 2017! Railroad Rendezvous is sure to bring a smile to everyone’s face as they see all that railroading has to offer,” says Dr. Richard Banz, the Southern Museum’s Executive Director. “From layouts to crafts, bluegrass bands to railroad jobs…we’ve got it all this year and we can’t wait for this to be part of your summer fun! Hop aboard the General and soak up the memories!”
As in years past, bluegrass bands will bring festive music to the event. Our littlest visitors will even be create their own hand-made instruments! During the event, be sure to stop by the photo booth, specially set up for Railroad Rendezvous and share your memories using #SummerAtTheSouthern.
Museum event 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. There is an additional fee of $5 for all guests 4 years and older to board the General Locomotive (including members). Guests can purchase pre-sale tickets online prior to the event beginning June 15. Unadvertised 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).