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Join us Saturdays and Sundays, on a socially-distanced, scenic train ride through the upper Snoqualmie Valley and Wednesdays through Mondays for a visit to the Train Shed Exhibit Hall. Tickets must be purchased in advance. For more information about our social distancing restrictions please visit our Social Distancing Updates page.

  • Members can call Visitor Services at 425.888.3030 x7202 to reserve their tickets

  • Masks covering both nose and mouth are required during the duration of your visit


Day Out With Thomas

DOWT Buy Tickets SquareThomas the Tank Engine is rolling into the Northwest Railway Museum in Snoqualmie, WA with the Party Train Tour, September 11 & 12, 2021. Hop on board for a real train ride with Thomas and grab your party pass to pick up favors at stops along the way. Say hello to Sir Topham Hatt, stop in the party corner for lawn game fun, have a blast in the bubble zone, watch the model trains, and check out the pop up gift shop for exclusive Thomas swag! We're back on track for delivering fun and memories with this two-hour experience designed around your safety. Capacity will be limited, masks will be mandatory, and advance tickets are required. 

Day Out With Thomas out-of-town guests can enjoy a 15% discount on a hotel room rate from the Redmond Inn in nearby Remond. To receive your discounted rate:  Use the Rate Access Code THOMAS when booking online at www.redmondinn.com or reference Day out With Thomas when calling 800.634.8080.


Snoqualmie Railroad Days

RRDays logo CMYK smAn annual festival, originally organized by volunteer firefighters to celebrate the arrival of the town’s first Fire Truck in 1939, Railroad Days celebrates all things Trains, Timber, and Tradition.Today, Snoqualmie retains a strong connection to its past. Residents and visitors experience this connection while visiting the Historic Downtown Commercial Landmark District, Snoqualmie Falls, and the Northwest Railway Museum whose passenger rail program operates on the same rail line that brought the first regional tourists to the Falls on July, 4 1889.

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Ride the Rails: Saturdays and Sundays, April through December; Saturdays, January to March.

Snoqualmie Depot & Depot Bookstore Hours: 10am - 5pm, daily. Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's.

Railway History Campus Hours: 11am to 4pm, Wednesdays-Mondays.

Price: $20 per adult (age 13-61), $16 per senior (age 62+), $10 per child (2-12) for Train Rides.

No admission to visit the Snoqualmie Depot.

$10 per adult (age 13+), $5 per child (2-12) to visit the Railway History Campus Train Shed Exhibit Hall.

Related Sites: Chapel Car 5 Messenger of Peace, Wellington Remembered.


DonateLong time friend of the Museum Peter O'Brien recently passed. In honor of his life time commitment to community service, the O'Brien family is creating a Low-Income Equity Fund at the Museum in his memory. If you would like to give a memorial in his memory click the donate button to navigate to the Low-Income Equity Fund donation portal.


The Northwest Railway Museum gratefully acknowledges financial support received from: 

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Special Update

ALL TRAIN PASSENGERS AND CREW MUST WEAR MASKS

Why do we still require masks? Transportation Safety Adminsitration regulations currently require all railways, airlines and buses to have persons masked through September 2021. Though social distancing regulations are loosening in much of the region, the Snoqualmie Valley Railroad’s falls under the jurisdiction of the FRA and TSA regulations. We ask that all visitors over the age of 2 and require for those over the age of 5 to wear a mask that covers both nose and mouth while visiting. For more information about our social distancing restrictions please visit our Social Distancing Updates page.

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Jun 03, 2021
Exhibits take lots of time, planning, research and resourcesto create, the Museum’s new Japanese Railway Workers exhibit is noexception. The process began in 2018when staff members discussed the railways’ connection to the SnoqualmieFalls Lumber Company that the history of the Japanese community there was animportant story that was not regularly told to the wider community. Seeing this gap
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