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Shop Tour Ticket Age 5 & up

Behind-the-Scenes Tour of our Mechanical Shop

Go behind the scenes with a guided tour of the railroad’s mechanical shop, where steam trains are built and refurbished. Learn how our mechanical department has been producing everything from fabricated parts to complete historic restoration for over 50 years.

Tour Times

Shop tours are generally offered on Saturdays and Sundays.

Advanced reservation is required.

Pre-purchase online or by phone at 1-866-725-9666

Please note: Children under the age of 5 are not permitted on the Shop Tour. Ages 5 through 17 must be accompanied by a paying adult.

All tour ticket holders must sign a release which will be provided at the Station upon check-in. The release ensures that the tour participant acknowledges that he/she will be entering an area where railroad industrial activity is performed, including the use of heavy, moving machinery and other hazards associated with a railroad or industrial facility. Due to the nature of the facility, this tour is not accessible for those requiring a mobility device. The release holder agrees to assume all risk of illness or injury and hold the Rail Road harmless for any illness/injury that occurs while the holder is on the tour.

Closed-toe shoes are required. Persons wearing opened-toe shoes will not be permitted on the tour, with no option for a refund. High heels are strongly discouraged. 

Sorry, photography and videography are not permitted during the Shop Tour.