Give Mom the Experience of a Steam Train Ride on Mother’s Day Weekend

Looking for something special and unique for mom on Mother’s Day weekend, May 8-9? Give her a fun family experience of a steam train ride through the beautiful upper Snoqualmie Valley.

The steam train excursion includes the gorgeous vista view from the top of Snoqualmie Falls looking down into the Snoqualmie river valley below. You’ll step back in time as you board historic coaches at either the historic Snoqualmie Depot or the North Bend Depot. The 1899 Northern Pacific steam locomotive 924 will pull these trains as a special treat just for moms. Don’t wait to get your tickets as these trains sell out fast.

For more information and to order tickets, go to: TrainMuseum.org. (NRMMembers can call the Depot Bookstore at 425.888.3030 extension 7202 to reserve their tickets.)

Ticket prices are: Adult $30.00, Child (ages 2-12) $15.00, Senior (62+) $25.00

To ensure a safe experience, limited capacity and social distancing of seating 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

The Museum was founded in 1957 and is the largest railway museum in Washington State. It serves more than 130,000 visitors per year, and is known for popular family programs including Santa Train®, School Train, Day Out With Thomas™, Halloween Storytelling Train and Snoqualmie Railroad Days.

The Museum operates an interpretive program offering heritage railway excursions through the Upper Snoqualmie Valley, and interpretive exhibits that illustrate the role the railway played in the settlement and development of the region. The Museum’s collection of railway cars, locomotives and equipment is one of the most significant in the wester Unites States, and includes over 70 examples of locomotives, passenger and freight cars, and specialized railway equipment.

The Northwest Railway Museum is centered in the 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 on train rides and for walk up visitors. Guided Grand Tours include visits inside the historic “Messenger of Peace” chapel car, Caboose 001, and the shop floor of the Conservation & Restoration Workshop. For more information on train schedules, special events and operating hours, visit: TrainMuseum.org or call 425.888.3030.

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