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The General Locomotive The Southern Museum

Upcoming Events Calendar

Annual Events

  • January: Trains, Trains, Trains
  • March: Museum Foundation Gala
  • April: Museum Foundation Golf Tournament
  • July: Railroad Rendezvous
  • September: Great Locomotive Chase 5K
  • December: Polar Express Adventure

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* NO MOMMY & MENO MOMMY & ME

July 3, 2014 • NO MOMMY & ME TODAY! Enjoy the holiday weekend!

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* Down by the SeaDown by the Sea

July 10, 2014 • 10 a.m. & 11:30 a.m. Down by the Sea– Take an imaginary outing to the beach!

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* KHS Lecture SeriesKHS Lecture Series

Time: 2:00 pm

Location: TBD - Civil War Music show

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* Let's Go on a PicnicLet's Go on a Picnic

July 17, 2014 • 10 a.m. & 11:30 a.m. Let's Go on a Picnic– Bring your lunch and join us for a picnic at the museum.

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* Thomas and FriendsThomas and Friends

July 24, 2014 • 10 a.m. & 11:30 a.m. Thomas and Friends– Come learn about everyone’s favorite useful engine and his friends!

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* Railroad RendezvousRailroad Rendezvous

Time: 9:30 am

The Southern Museum of Civil War & Locomotive History will celebrate railroads and their unique history during the second annual Railroad Rendezvous this July. The family-friendly event, scheduled from 9:30 a.m. until 5 p.m. on July 26, will feature a range of indoor and outdoor events, including operating model train layouts, a variety of games and a hobo jungle. Attendees will also have the rare chance to climb aboard the General locomotive (for a separate fee) made famous during the Civil War’s Great Locomotive Chase.

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* School Days, School DaysSchool Days, School Days

July 31, 2014 • 10 a.m. & 11:30 a.m. School Days, School Days– Pack your books, pack your crayons. It’s time for school!

   
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Our Current Exhibits

The GeneralThe Great Locomotive Chase Railroads ExhibitRailroads: Lifelines of the Civil War Glover FactoryGlover Machine Works Family Fun in the Education CenterThe Jolley Education Center Special ExhibitSPECIAL: "1864" (May 3-July 20)