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Holiday Season Ends at TNMOT

Dec 30, 2023
9AM - 4PM
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The celebration of the holiday season concludes at TNMOT at 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, December 30, 2023. Thank you for another great year to celebrate all things transportation. We look forward to seeing you again when we reopen after a short respite, starting on Wednesday, January 3, 2024. Happy New Year!

Come finish your celebration of the extended Holiday Season at The National Museum of Transportation (TNMOT). We are certain to add to your holiday spirit with our E. Desmond Lee/Macy’s model train displays, decorations, and more! Go here for the full holiday schedule! 🌲

Planes, Trains, and Automobiles

We invite you to come visit the National Museum of Transportation! Full of photographic opportunities, historic artifacts, model trains and aircraft, and now featuring a Virgin Hyperloop Pegasus pod from the Smithsonian, the Museum is normally open Wednesday through Sunday, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. TNMOT is primarily an outdoor facility. We will close due to inclement weather. Please call 314.289.3508, ext. 4, for weather updates. The Museum is open a bonus day, Tuesday, December 26, 2023, so Tuesday through Saturday, December 30, 2023, this week. The Museum is closed New Year’s Eve (December 31) and New Year’s Day (January 1).

Our knowledgeable tour guides are available in the Earl C. Lindburg Automobile Center to answer your questions about our vintage vehicles. Public guided tours are available at 10 a.m. each open day, weather permitting, no reservation required. Much of our extensive 70-piece locomotive collection is covered under the Roberts Pavilion, plus more nearby, for safe exploring. A tour guide is on hand at the pavilion ready to reply to your inquiries.

The Major Lee Berra Creation Station

The Major Lee Berra Creation Station, an interactive transportation-themed play and educational area geared to one- to five-year olds, normally has boarding times Saturday and Sunday, at 9:15 | 10:30 | 11:45 a.m. | 1:00 | 2:15 p.m., with an additional $3 per person fee. An additional day is available this week with these five boarding times, so Tuesday, December 26, through Saturday, December 30, 2023. The Museum is closed New Year’s Eve (December 31) and New Year’s Day (January 1).

The Wm. F. Ross Special Miniature Train

The Wm. F. Ross Special Miniature Train operates rides twice around a substantial portion of TNMOT’s property, with knowledgeable and friendly conductors narrating the trip. Train tickets are $6 extra for unlimited rides available, normally, on Saturday and Sunday, from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m., weather and mechanicals permitting., with an additional day running this week, so Tuesday, December 26, through Saturday, December 30, 2023. The Museum is closed New Year’s Eve (December 31) and New Year’s Day (January 1).

The Trolley

The historic trolley/streetcar rides are free with Museum admission. The trolley is operated by experienced volunteer conductors, normally on Thursday through Sunday from 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., weather and mechanicals permitting, with an additional day running this week, so Tuesday, December 26, through Saturday, December 30, 2023. The Museum is closed New Year’s Eve (December 31) and New Year’s Day (January 1).