Smithsonian Day Live and Plein Air
Smithsonian Day FREE MUSEUM ADMISSION for guests if they download tickets in advance. miniature train & handcars...regular operating hours and price trolley - regular operating hours... Other activities on Saturday... 9:30 am - Make-A-Wish Foundation in Creation Station to announce its next big wish / approximately 20 minutes balloon artists & face-painters in Thompson Park Steel Drum Player - Auto Plaza Trabant Drawing - 1 pm on the Auto Plaza Plein-Air Artists on-site (painting at various locations around the Museum) St. Louis Zoo Show - 10:45 & 11:45 am / Mezzanine - free Endangered Wolf Center Show - 1:15 & 2:15 pm / Mezzanine -
Extra Tools? Donate Them to the National Museum of Transportation
Got extra tools? Donate them to the National Museum of Transportation. Our gardening group is specifically looking for: Pointed shovels Ratchet loppers Hand cultivators Bow saws Large clean buckets Honeysuckle poppers Mattocks Small bypass pruners Wheelbarrows Questions? Call April on 847.289.9760 or email her at
A Seed-gathering Family Adventure
A seed-gathering family adventure is happening Tuesday, September 5th, 10 a.m. at the National Museum of Transportation. September is harvest-time. This is a fabulous opportunity to have your children or grandchildren participate in gathering seeds for the next planting season. For questions regarding the event, please call NMOT at (314) 965-6212 or April at (847)
Labor Day – Trolley is Running!
Labor Day is the perfect holiday to spend at the National Museum of Transportation! Come see what the great American spirit and dedication of generations produced. Always a special treat, our trolley will be running on Labor Day and is included with your admission. Our hours and activities on Monday, September 4th, are as follow: Self-Guided Tours: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Public Tour: 10 a.m. Miniature Train: 9:20 a.m.-1:20 p.m. Trolley: 9:20 a.m. – 3:20 p.m. Handcar Village (weather permitting): 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Creation Station: 9:15, 10:30 & 11:45 a.m. Reminder: Mark your calendars for our spectacular Saturday, September 23rd extravaganza featuring an animal-named car show (so Jaguar, Beetle, etc.), a Trabant raffle, a Plein Air artist painting event, etc. If you go to the Smithsonian Live website here, you can print tickets to admit you and a guest free on September 23rd if you select the National Museum of Transportation on Barrett Station Road in St. Louis