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Museum Activities

Jun 12, 2021
9AM - 4PM
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Chicago Burlington Quincy 9939A

Planes, Trains and Automobiles!

Come visit the National Museum of Transportation! Full of photographic opportunities, the Museum is open every day, 9 am – 4 pm. Our knowledgeable tour guides are available in the Lindburg Auto Center to answer your questions about our vintage vehicles. Much of our extensive 70-piece locomotive collection is covered under the Roberts Pavilion, plus more nearby, for safe exploring. A tour guide is at hand at the pavilion ready to reply to your inquiries.

Creation Station

Creation Station, an interactive transportation-themed play and educational area geared to one- to five-year olds, is open Monday through Friday, 9:15 | 10:30 | 11:45 am.

Creation Station has several open boarding sessions on Saturday. Come early to purchase your passes to secure a slot!

Creation Station is open additional boarding sessions on the first and third Sundays of the month, 9:15 | 10:30 | 11:45 am | 1:00 | 2:15 pm.

Miniature Train

The Miniature Train is running May 31 – August 15, 2021, Monday – Friday, 9:20 am – 2:400 pm, and on Saturday & Sunday, 9:20 am – 3:20 pm, weather and mechanicals permitting.

Trolley

Clang! Clang! The Trolley runs 9 am – 1 pm on Thursday & Friday, and 9 am – 3:20 pm on Saturday & Sunday, April 8 – October 31, 2021, weather and mechanicals permitting.

Owney’s Handcar Village

The handcars are available for riding Monday through Friday, May 31 – August 15, 2021, 9:30 am – 3 pm, and Saturday and Sunday, 9:30 am – 3 pm, weather permitting.