Ride three different steam railroads & experience machines of the industrial age

Information for planning for your
American Family day visit.

Breakfast at Doc’s starts at 9:00;
Museum depot and gift shop open at 11:30; Trains roll at Noon. CDT


Free admission to get into the grounds.

Train tickets:

Special American Family Day Pricing:

$25 buys a ticket for UP TO 5 guests
to ride three train rides.
(no discounts for fewer people, these tickets are only good on American Family Day, the 1st Sunday in August)

Normal Pricing:

Credit / Debit Cards accepted at Gate, Train Depot, Depot Store Gift Shop & Soda Fountain:
Visa, Master Card only

Helpful hints:

  • While the activities start at 12:00, you can arrive early for breakfast with the train crew or to see the locomotive firing up.
  • Grab breakfast with the train crew as early as 9:00 CDT at Doc’s Soda Fountain

Equipment Scheduled to operate:
Shay Locomotive, Narrow Gauge Railroad

Vintage Amusement Park Railroad
1/8 Scale Miniature Railroad

Steam Powered Sawmill
Steam Powered Popcorn Wagon
*while the museum strives to operate steam locomotives, gas or diesel locomotives will be used in case of mechanical issues or volunteer availability. Thank you for your understanding.

Scenic Narrow Gauge Railroad

Kiddieland Railroad

Real Steam, Real Small
Scale Hobby Railroad

1893 Steam Popcorn Wagon


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American Family Day, a day out with your
family and a great deal!

American Family Day

Sunday August 4, 2019 $25 for a family of 5!