Polar Express Adventure

Polar Express Adventure 2017

Polar Express Adventure at the Southern Museum

Explore the magical world of the Polar Express at the Southern Museum’s Polar Express Adventure event Saturday, December 9, 2017, from 2:30 pm to 7:00 pm!

Immerse yourself in the classic story re-told throughout the museum, with vignettes highlighting the plot and interactive performers bringing the story to life!

BAPA Dancers

Punch your ticket aboard the Polar Express alongside the historic General locomotive, all decked out for the holiday season! Elves will re-create Santa’s Workshop in the Glover Machine Works exhibit and the Museum will be transformed into a winter wonderland. An annual favorite, the North Georgia Tinplate Trackers will join us with their winter-themed interactive model train layout.

The General Decked Out For The Holidays

The General Decked Out For The Holidays

This fun holiday event is a must-see at the Museum! Visit the Conductor and start your adventure alongside the historic General locomotive, all decked out for the holiday season! Elves re-create Santa’s Workshop and the Museum is transformed into a winter wonderland. An annual favorite, the North Georgia Tinplate Trackers bring their winter-themed, interactive model train layout.

Model Trains

The high point of the story and the highlight of the event is a theatrical performance by the British Academy of Performing Arts dancers and performers that culminate in a visit from the big guy himself…Santa Claus! There will be readings of The Polar Express book between performances and The Polar Express movie showings in the theater at 3:00 and 5:00 pm.

Christmas Decorations Abound

Come to the event in your fuzziest PJs to get into the spirit of the movie! There are crafts, activities, and much to experience during this great adventure! Be sure to visit the Museum Gift Shop for special merchandise only available during the holiday season and support the Museum!

Santa Comes To Visit

Pre-sale tickets are available online at Southern Museum Tickets. Regular admission tickets purchased at the event are $7.50 for adults, $6.50 for seniors (60+), $5.50 for children (4-12), and FREE for children 3 and under. This event is FREE for Museum members.

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