Trains, Planes and Automobiles – Every Day!
You can see our trains, planes and automobiles more often than ever since the Museum of Transportation is open every day in March through October 2017! Creation Station is available every weekday now in addition to the 1st and 3rd Sundays. We already have a "boatload" of events scheduled so check out our calendar page so you don't miss any. All
St. Louis MO Milk Carriage Pulled by Two Zebras!
Come get a sneak preview of a new exhibit that features a milk carriage that had been pulled by zebras (full exhibit will be open next month)! To see the fascinating zebra video (we dare you not to smile) visit our Facebook
Inaugural Ball Limousine
How does a President travel to an inauguration? President William Howard Taft purchased a 48-horsepower six-cylinder Pierce-Arrow limousine he rode in to the inaugural ball. He used $12,000 appropriated by Congress specifically for the purchase of the first White House automobiles. He converted the White House stables to a garage shortly after his inauguration in 1909. Learn more about President Taft in Michael L. Bromley’s book “William Howard Taft and the First Motoring Presidency, 1909-1913.” Featured: President Taft’s chauffeur in a 1909 Pierce-Arrow outside of the White House garage. Image courtesy of the Library of