The Northwest Railway Museum has many fun and interesting programs and events to choose from. Whether it is an education program like School Train, or a special family event such as Santa Train, the Museum has a variety of options for experiencing the excitement of a working railroad and for understanding the significance of railroads in the development of the region.


santatrainSanta Train: 11,000 people visit with Santa Claus in the seasonally decorated Snoqualmie Depot during this annual event.

thomasThomas: Besides a fun train ride, young visitors get to meet Thomas, ride on a trailer car, watch a puppet show, and have an all around good time each July.


educationpeSchool Train: The Museum hosts over 1000 school age and preschool age students each spring for programming that includes educational activities and a train ride.

railroaddaysRailroad Days: This annual town festival in August includes hands-on living history activities and demonstrations, a parade, live music, timber sports, a car show, vendors, food and fun for the whole family.



Museum Hours

Depot Hours: 10am - 5pm, 7 days a week

Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas Day and New Year's Day. There is limited access during Day Out With Thomas and Santa Train events.

Price: No admission charge to visit the depot and grounds.

Riding the Train: The train runs Saturdays and Sundays, April through the end of October.