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 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


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.