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School & Youth Programs

Learning at the Museum and In the Classroom

Discover firsthand how the railway changed everything and its impact on Pacific Northwest history with the Northwest Railway Museum’s educational offerings.

Story Time

Story Time is on the first, third, and fifth Wednesdays at 11 am in the Train Shed Exhibit Hall (February-June, September-December) This is a free experience for families with railfans of all ages who enjoy short picture books and poems read aloud. It includes 1-3 stories read in a casual atmosphere followed by a hands-on activity and time to tour the Train Shed.

Grade Level: For children of all ages who enjoy picture books with content geared toward toddler-first grade.
Admission: Free.
Duration: Approximately 1 hour.
Location: Train Shed Exhibit Hall
9320 Stone Quarry Rd, Snoqualmie, WA 98065

School Train Field Trip

Includes a train ride, tour, and activities at the Train Shed Exhibit Hall.

Grade Level: Programming for all learners, tailored to the ages/grade level of your group.
Cost: $10/passenger. Educators and 1 Chaperone per 10 students free. Under age 2 are free.
Availability: Northwest Railway Museum scheduled dates in the Fall and Spring.
Duration: Approximately 1.5 – 2 hours.
Note: Minimum group size of 25 passengers.

Trackside Field Trip

Includes a tour and activities at the Train Shed Exhibit Hall. Does not include a train ride.

Grade Level: Programming for all learners, tailored to the ages/grade level of your group.
Admission: $5 admission per group member aged 2 and up. Educator and 1 Chaperone per 10 students free. Under age 2 are free.
Duration: Approximately 1-1.5 hours.

Let the Railway Come to Your Classroom

A lesson presented in your space on the impact of railways on state and regional history.

Grade Level: Programming tailored to the ages/grade level of your group.
Price: $75 for 45 min presentation, $20 each additional classroom presentation on the same day.
Duration: 45 minutes.
Note: Limited to 20-mile radius from Snoqualmie.

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