• It’s a Festive Holiday Season at the National Railroad Museum: Polar Express, Holiday On The Rails, & Festival of Trees

    November 11, 2016


    It’s a Festive Holiday Season at the National Railroad Museum:

    Polar Express, Holiday On The Rails, & Festival of Trees

    The National Railroad Museum offers holiday programming throughout the season.

    Ashwaubenon (Green Bay, Wis.) – The National Railroad Museum celebrates the holiday season with a number of festive events.

    Events include the ever popular Polar Express, Holiday on the Rails, and Festival of Trees:

    Polar Express:

    The Polar Express™ at the National Railroad Museum features a live rendition of the Hot Chocolate Dance followed by a dramatic

    reading of the original Polar Express™ book. Patrons then board the train for the ride to the North Pole. Once we reach the top of the

    world, Santa personally greets each and every child.

    Event dates include: November 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 27, 30 & December 1, 2, 3, 4.

    Prices: Standard Class: $17.50 all seats, all ages

    Premium Class Lounge: $30 all seats, all ages

    Premium Class Table: $28 all seats, all ages

    Holiday On The Rails:

    Holiday On The Rails will take place at the National Railroad Museum December 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 & 10. This special program

    features fun activities and crafts, cookie decorating, a train ride, and a visit with Santa! Holiday on the Rails is open to the

    public and school groups.

    Activities take place from 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Train rides (approx. 25 minutes long) are scheduled for 9:15 a.m, 10:00

    a.m, 11:00 a.m., 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m.

    This program is designed for children pre-kindergarten through 2nd grade. Admission is $5.00 per person, children under

    age 3 are free.

    No advance registration is needed for smaller groups. For groups larger than six (6), please contact Bob Lettenberger,

    education director at (920) 437-7623 Ext. 16 or rjlett@nationalrrmuseum.org to register.

    Festival of Trees:

    The Festival of Trees will be on display in the Lenfestey Center and throughout the Museum from November 17, 2016 –

    January 8, 2017. Dozens of trees will be decorated by local sponsor businesses and organizations.  There will be a wide

    variety of beautiful, fun, and uniquely decorated trees to enjoy!

    Museum admission during the Festival of trees is reduced to just $5.00 per person, as a way to express our thanks during

    this holiday season. Children under age 3 are always free.

    National Railroad Museum

    Jennifer Raboin, Marketing & Communications Director

    National Railroad Museum – 2285 S. Broadway, Green Bay, Wisconsin 54304

    Telephone: 920-437- 7623 Fax: 920-437- 1291

    E-mail: jraboin@nationalrrmuseum.org

    Founded in 1956, the Museum works to foster an understanding of railroading and its significance to American life. Visiting the

    National Railroad Museum offers you an opportunity to explore our railroad heritage. Sit in the cab of the Union Pacific Big Boy, the

    world’s largest steam locomotive. View Gen. Eisenhower’s World War II command train. Examine the future of railroading in the

    sleek 1955 General Motors Aerotrain. The Museum is one of the oldest and largest institutions of its kind in the U.S.