Daniel Nason Steam Locomotive built in 1858, one of the oldest surviving U.S. locomotives
Planes, Trains, and Automobiles
Come visit the National Museum of Transportation! Full of photographic opportunities, the Museum is open Sunday through Saturday, 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.
Our knowledgeable tour guides are available in the Lindburg Auto 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.
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 a.m. Creation Station also has boarding sessions the 1st and 3rd Sunday at 9:15 | 10:30 | 11:45 a.m. | 1 | 2:15 p.m.
The Miniature Train operates Monday through Friday, 9:20 a.m. – 2:20 p.m., and Saturday/Sunday 9:20 a.m. – 3:20 p.m., weather and mechanicals permitting.
Owney’s Handcar Village
Owney’s Handcar Village operates daily 9:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., weather permitting. $5.00 Unlimited Train Rides fee includes Handcar Rides (when operating).
The Trolley operates Thursday through Sunday, 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m., weather and mechanicals permitting. The Trolley is free with paid admission to the Museum. Bonus: the Trolley runs from 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. on Friday, June 3, 2022.