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Education

School_Train_from_REC.jpgDiscover firsthand how the railway changed everything and its impact on Pacific Northwest history with the Northwest Railway Museum's educational offerings! Contact us at: info@TrainMuseum.org for more information.
 
Field Trips
The Northwest Railway Museum offers options for school educational field trips which incorporate portions of the Washington State Common Core elements. Field trip options include:
 
  • School Train - Opportunities for K-12 programming, particularly geared for 4th grade, but can be modified for other grade levels. Includes a train ride and several hands-on activities including a visit to the Train Shed Exhibit Hall. Approximately 2 hours.
  • Preschool Train - Opportunities for early learners. Includes a train ride and several hands-on activities including a visit to the historic Snoqualmie Depot. Approximately 1.5 hours.
  • Trackside Field Trips - Opportunities for K-12 as well as Preschool. Hands-on activities centered at the Train Shed Exhibit Hall. Does not include a train ride. Approximately 1-1.5 hours.
Toddler Train Storytime
family_boarding_train_credit_Jay_Boivin.jpgEnjoy a free storytime with a hands-on activity with your toddler at the Museum's Train Shed Exhibit Hall. Beginning March 16 - June 15, 2022 on the first and Third Wednesdays of the month at 11am. 
 
Outreach Education
Experience Northwest railway history through mobile lessons - let the railway come to your classroom! (Limited to a 20 mile radius from Snoqualmie.)
 
 
   
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Special Update

Mask Wearing at the Museum

On April 18th, theTransportation Security Adminsitration ("TSA") regulations requiring all railways, airlines and buses to have persons masked through May 3, 2022 were overturned by a Florida federal judge. The CDC continues to recommend that people wear masks in indoor public transportation settings at this time.  For more information about our social distancing restrictions please visit our Social Distancing Updates page.

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Museum Hours

Snoqualmie Depot Hours: 10am - 5pm, 7 days a week. No admission charge to visit the depot and grounds

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

Railway History Campus Hours:  Closed Thanksgiving, December 18, 2021-February 18, 2022. Beginning February 19, 2022, Wednesdays through Mondays, 11am to 4pm.

Price: No admission charge to visit the Snoqualmie Depot and grounds. Admission $10 per adult (age 13+), $5 per child (2-12) to visit the Train Shed Exhibit Hall

Riding the Train: Saturdays, January-March; Saturdays and Sundays, April-December