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STL City Nature Challenge

STL City Nature Challenge The National Museum of Transportation is representing St. Louis County in the STL City Nature Challenge on Friday, April 27th, from 10 a.m. to noon, and on Saturday, April 28th, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. This global event organized by the citizen science team at iNaturalist is happening in more than 60 different metropolitan regions around the world to promote eco-literacy, collect biodiversity info and encourage connection with local nature in meaningful ways. Bring fully-charged Smartphone Dress for the weather Snap pictures for i-naturalists to see how many plants and critters and other signs of

Honeysuckle hack

Honeysuckle Hack Volunteering

Kick off spring by removing invasive honeysuckle from natural areas at The National Museum of Transportation with our volunteers along with native landscape enthusiasts from Wild Ones Thursday, March 15, and Saturday, March 17, 8 -11 a.m. both days. Look for our brightly colored vests at the end of parking lot 1 just down from the Orhwein Center. Need help finding the group? Call April at (847) 289-9760. Please dress for the weather, and bring work gloves and bow saws or loppers if you have them. No experience or tools are


Mini Train Back on Track March 10

The National Museum of Transportation's miniature train will be back on track running starting Saturday, March 10, 2018! Come out for 2018's inaugural run, 9:20 am - 3:20


Really Cool Stuff Opens March 1st – Features Gyro Copter

Our Really Cool Stuff exhibit opens March 1st. Exhibit includes one-of-a kind artifacts you won't see anywhere else! Here's a list of our really cool stuff: Banner Buggy Co. “Dr.’s Buggy” circa late 1800s Banner Buggy Co. Surrey circa late 1800s Albany Coach Manufactory Cutter Sleigh Storm Buggy or Cozy Coach circa late 1800s 1830s Passenger Car 1850s Horse-drawn Coach 1870s Railway Mule Car 1920 Buick Motor Bus 1929 Street Sweeper 1937 Produce Huckster Truck 1957 Cushman Eagle Scooter Gyro


Santa is in on Dec. 16th

Santa is visiting the Museum, without his reindeer to let them rest for the big day, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, December 16th. Come see Santa, ride our miniature train and “track” our Macy’s trains as they “choo-choo” through our Orthwein Visitor’s display. Yes indeed, we have the former downtown St. Louis Famous-Barr miniature train display in full running order. Check our calendar of events for more