The Great Train Days

Choo-Choo! All Aboard the Children’s Museum Express! Next Stop – TRAIN DAYS!

Join us on July 9th & 10th from 9:00 am – 3:00 pm for our Great Train Days Weekend!

Come view model trains and meet our neighborhood train experts including Redwood Empire Garden Railway Society, Coastal Valley Lines, and even more!

Your little conductor can build their own train tracks, dance to train music, and take a ride on the Live Steamers train!

July 9 – 10, 2022

Saturday: 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Sunday: 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

*No Member Mornings on Sunday

Cost for Train Days

$14 General Admission (Discounts available for qualified guests) – *Free admittance to members.

*Additional fees for concessions, face-painting, and Ride-On-Train

About The Great Train Days

Join the Redwood Empire Garden Railway Society as they show off their model trains and buildings. Build your own train tracks, listen to train music, and hear a story about trains.

If you love trains, then you won’t want to miss this very special event. 

Parking

We encourage carpooling; parking in the Children’s Museum’s lot is limited. If our parking lot is full, please find parking on West Steele Lane, Hardies Lane, or Range Ave. We will have parking available Sat and Sun at the former T&B sports: 2049 W Steele Ln, Santa Rosa, CA 95403.

Parking at the Charles M Schulz Museum or Snoopy’s Home Ice is not permitted.  


Train Days FAQ

What are the hours of Train Days?

Saturday, July 9, 2022, from 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Sunday, July 10, 2022, from 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

What is the cost to attend Train Days?

You can attend Train Days with your museum admission of $14 per person, members are free. There will be additional fees for concessions, and face painting.

Will I need my membership card or ID?

We will have a separate member check-in desk at the entrance to the museum, please bring your membership card with you to ensure faster check-in. If you bring guests with you, not covered by your membership, you will need to pay for them through the main entrance. If you are a current member of the train groups participating in this event, your name badge or membership card will allow you to enter admission free.

If your parking lot is full, where can I park?

We encourage carpooling; parking in the Children’s Museum’s lot is limited. If our parking lot is full, please find parking on West Steele Lane, Hardies Lane, or Range Ave. We will have parking available Sat and Sun at the Charles Schulz Museum and Snoopy’s Home Ice for the event. 
 

What kind of activities will be at Train Days?

Enjoy a fun and educational day for your train-loving children! Build your own Brio train in our DIY train exhibit, have your face painted, and get up close to unique and elaborate model train displays courtesy of the Redwood Empire Garden Railway Society and Coastal Valley Lines. There will also be an interactive train display showcased by The Diablo Pacific Short Line. (Additional fees may apply).

Will there be food available?

Refreshments will be available for purchase on both days. Outside food and drink are allowed at designated picnic areas!

Thank you to our wonderful Train Days partners

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