GROUP OPTIONS

GROUP TOURS

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Our group accommodations include:

Handicap access

We can accommodate handicapped persons, but we have some restrictions. The wheelchair must be no wider than 26 inches.

Group Discount (Non Private)

Discounts are available for groups of at least 20 riders. Call us at (800) 272-0152 for details.

 

Private Train Excursion

Guests: 40-person group minimum. If you do not have 40, you must pay for 40. This includes a custom excursion date and time.

 

For information on rates or to place a reservation, please call (800) 272-0152. Ask for Group Sales.


FIELD TRIPS

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The equipment you see and experience was saved by the dedication of many volunteers who gave of their time, labor, knowledge, and money to save some of the past for those of today and for the future. Many of the museum members are present or former railroaders. Others come from all walks of life. Anyone interested in becoming a member may contact the museum for an application.

Car hosts are present in your car or may move from car to car. If you have a question or request, please do not hesitate to ask. We want the Kentucky Railway Museum to be an educational and memorable experience for the students, teachers, and the chaperons. You are welcome to bring cameras and video equipment to record your experience here.

At the Kentucky Railway Museum, we believe the museum is a continuation of your classroom, and as such, we know you will continue to maintain classroom behavior while at the same time allowing students the freedom to enjoy the experience.

The train excursion is 22 miles (roundtrip) and operates on historic tracks through the Rolling Fork River Valley. These tracks have seen Civil War attacks, carried machines and soldiers during WWII, and have helped the citizens of Kentucky in many different ways. The Kentucky Railway Museum proudly operates over these same tracks today from New Haven to Boston. It is a bit of history and culture preserved by the Kentucky Railway Museum in New Haven, Kentucky. We are pleased to welcome you aboard!

A guided walking tour is optional and must be scheduled at the time of reservation.

Safety Rules That Must Be Followed:

Please remain seated while the train is in motion. Moving from car to car is not permitted unless an emergency has occurred. If you need assistance, please try and locate a car host.


CELEBRATIONS

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Do you have a large group celebration planned, such as a birthday, reunion, retirement, or anniversary? Then come celebrate with us!

Your celebration includes:

  • A private 48-seat dining car.
  • Train fare and admission to the museum for everyone in your party. Train excursion is approximately 1.5 hours.
  • A balloon bouquet for the birthday person.
  • Goody bags for each child up to 10, additional charge for more than 10. (Applies to children’s parties only)

Diner car with tables: $375.00 to $525.00 (based on passenger count) Minimum is 25, maximum is 48.


CABOOSE RIDES

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Enjoy a private train excursion aboard our SOO Caboose.

It is also the ultimate party location for small birthday parties or for a group train ride. Maximum of 20 persons for $375.00

Not available for Day Out With Thomas or our Christmas trains.

For information and availability, or to reserve your caboose ride, please contact the Kentucky Railway Museum at (800) 272-0152.

BEHIND THE SCENES GUIDED TOURS

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Take a behind-the-scenes guided tour of the railroad’s working shop area and visit a 1911 turntable. Take a step back in time and learn the history of many of our static displays and the railroad line our current railroad line. This guided tour takes you in areas not permissible on a self-guided tour, plus you learn much more about our railroad heritage from one of our expert volunteer docents.

For your safety and comfort, closed-toe shoes are recommended and high-heel shoes are strongly discouraged.

Weather permitting, guided tours should resume in March. Please call ahead to reserve. Check schedule and availability. 

$10.00 per person.