Group Visits and Special Occasions

Group Visits — Train Rides

Arrange your group visit to the historic Strasburg Rail Road! Work with our group sales department to schedule your train ride and best arrange your itinerary. Our group rates are valid for groups of 10 paying passengers or more. Additional incentives are available for larger groups.

Group Shop Tour

Take your group on an exclusive behind-the-scenes tour of the Strasburg Rail Road's world-renowned mechanical and car shops! Experience the shops where historic steam trains are built, refurbished, restored, and returned to service! It is a unique Lancaster County tour! Your group will discover a renewed appreciation for the American ingenuity and craftsmanship that helped build the railroads in the 19th and early 20th centuries.
Available Dates:
  • June 5 - November 15, 2020
  • Ages 5+: 16.50(Exclusive Group Rate)
Can accommodate groups of 2 to 54 people with larger groups divided into two (2) groups
Offered at 12:00 p.m. on Fridays and 12:00 and 2:00 on Saturdays and Sundays.
Can be flexible and offer tours at 12:00 p.m. on other weekdays.
Children under the age of 5 are not permitted.
Closed-toe shoes are required.
Sorry, photography and videography are not permitted during the Shop Tour.
To reserve by phone call: 717-687-8421

Birthday Parties

Every little engineer dreams of a party on a real steam train! The Strasburg Rail Road offers unique birthday party packages available for children 11 and younger. Starting at just $225 for up to 15 guests. Call our Group Sales Department to schedule your party today!
Available Dates:
  • Feb 15 - Nov 15, 2020
  • Ages 2+: $15.00(Discounted Birthday Rate)

Birthday child receives a Strasburg Rail Road backpack filled with fun, age-appropriate items
Each child in the party receives an engineer hat and an activity book
Private use (when available) of one of our cars
Party receives assistance from one of our Red Caps
Discounted tickets available for the Fun Extras (when operating).
Minimum of 15 paying passengers

Iron Horse & Amish Farm Tour

This one-of-a-kind tour provides your group the opportunity to experience the best of Lancaster County's heritage and culture in one package -- visiting Strasburg Rail Road and Old Windmill Fram, and authentic Amish Farm.
Available Dates:
  • June 5 - November 15, 2020

45-minute narrated ride through Lancaster County aboard an authentic steam train
Guided tour of 72-acre Amish Farm (45-60 minutes)
1700s Amish farmhouse
Chickens, goats, mules, and other farm animals

*Tour is not offered on Sundays and tour groups will not be permitted in the family home.


Strasburg Rail Road offers a truly unique backdrop for your engagement photos, intimate wedding ceremony, small receptions, or staged wedding photos.