(Northwest Railway Museum In Snoqualmie & North Bend)
If you are looking for a family fun adventure this Memorial Day weekend, take a picturesque train excursion through the Upper Snoqualmie Valley with the Northwest Railway Museum. Trains depart from both the North Bend and Snoqualmie depots with various times to choose from this Saturday, Sunday and Monday.
Tickets need to be pre-purchased online at TrainMuseum.org. Train rides include the spectacular view from the top of Snoqualmie Falls and free tickets to visit the Museum’s Train Shed Exhibit Hall, where you’ll fall in love with trains of all sizes!
For those who want to fall in love with trains of all sizes, but don’t have time for a train ride, the Train Shed Exhibit Hall, located at the Museum’s Railway History Campus is open as well this Thursday to Monday from 11 am – 4 pm.
For more information or to order tickets for the train ride or to visit the Train Shed Exhibit Hall, go to: TrainMuseum.org. (NRMMembers can call the Depot Bookstore at 425.888.3030 extension 7202 to reserve their tickets.)
To ensure a safe experience, limited capacity and social distancing of seating on the train along with frequent cleanings will be performed. All visitors 2 years of age and older are asked to wear masks, and pursuant to state law, masks are required for all visitors 5 years and older.
About the Northwest Railway Museum
Founded in 1957, the Northwest Railway Museum is the largest railway museum in Washington State. Serving more than 130,000 visitors per year, it offers popular family programs including Santa Train®, School Train, Day Out With Thomas™, Halloween Storytelling Train and Snoqualmie Railroad Days.
The Museum also operates heritage railway excursions through the Upper Snoqualmie Valley as well as interpretive exhibits that illustrate the railway’s role in the settlement and development of the region. Its collection of railway cars, locomotives and equipment is one of the most significant in the western United States, and includes over 70 examples of locomotives, passenger and freight cars, and specialized railway equipment.
The Northwest Railway Museum’s most recognized landmark is the 1890 Snoqualmie Depot, recognized as the oldest continuously operated train station in Washington State. Self-guided tours of the Train Shed Exhibit Hall at the Railway History Center campus on Stone Quarry Road are included with train ride tickets and are available for standalone visits, too. For more information on train schedules, special events and operating hours, visit: TrainMuseum.org or call 425.888.3030.
Contact: Richard Anderson, 425-888-3030 ext. 7201