The museum is open Saturdays from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm CDT.

Quick Details

Duration: 45 Minutes

Prices: Starting at $14

Dates: July 20, 2024

Times: See Train Times Below

Seating: Diesel Excursions: Open-Air or Coach; Steam Excursions: Open-Air or Caboose

Info: Admission to this event is free, but we do charge for train rides.

Civilians and Soldiers in History Day

Join us for our second annual Civilians and Soldiers in History Day. A wide range of displays dating all the way to the Civil War and up to near modern day will be on display. Jeeps, cannons, half tracks, encampment displays, reenactors in period clothing, and much more await our visitors.

  • Ticket Prices

    Adults (Ages 16+): $20
    Children (Ages 3-15): $14
    Toddlers (Ages 0-2): Free

    Infants and toddlers may ride the train for free but must ride on a parent's or guardian's lap. Tickets purchased online will be charged a booking fee. Please read our refund policy.

  • Event Details

    Admission to this event is free, but we do charge for train rides.

  • Excursion Dates

    Diesel and Steam Excursions
    Saturday, July 20, 2024

  • Train Times

    Diesel Excursions
    10:00 am, 12:00 pm, 2:00 pm, 5:00 pm, and 8:00 pm (Twilight Train)

    Steam Excursions
    11:00 am, 1:00 pm, and 3:00 pm

    All times are Central (Chicago) Time

  • Seating Options

    Open-air and coach seating is available for diesel excursions with open-air and caboose seating available for steam excursions.

  • More Info

    • Trains run rain or shine.
    • No smoking, alcohol or pets allowed on the train.
    • There are no working restrooms on the train.
    • All trains operate on CENTRAL TIME (Chicago time).
    • Train times are approximate and we are not responsible for delays.
    • Please arrive at least 30 minutes early, as late boarding is not permitted.
    • We reserve the right to cancel trips and substitute equipment.

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