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Smithsonian Museum Day 9/22/2018

Smithsonian Museum Day 9/22/2018 is being celebrated at the National Museum of Transportation. Museum Day is an annual celebration of boundless curiosity hosted by Smithsonian magazine. Participating museums and cultural institutions across the country provide free entry to anyone presenting a Museum Day ticket. The Museum Day ticket provides free admission for two people on Saturday, 9/22/2018. You can get a free ticket to our museum by going to the Smithsonian website. We have several special events planned at the National Museum of Transportation on Museum Day, including Plein Air painters on site throughout our museum and a Horseless Carriage Brass & Nickel Car Show on our upper lot, among other activities. Rather participate? We will have a gardening activity for volunteers, so something for

Nursery Donates Plants

Sherwood's Forest Nursery provided a generous donation of sustainable plants for the tree planters around the trolley loop and  picnic area near the Roberts  building. This local nursery donated the plant to the National Museum of Transportation on Wednesday, August 9, 2018. Special thanks to David Sherwood for providing a great opportunity to improve this high visibility area! (The volunteers in the photo are Jacki Bettale, Jana Wade, Patti Clerc and Betty Struckhoff. Our gratitude to

Expansion Plans

Expansion plans for The National Museum of Transportation are building on our past to move us into the future. Here is link to our short video, "The Power to Move You," narrated by Bob Costas himself. Be prepared for a tour of living history and animated youngsters of all

Museum Day & Plein Air

Museum Day & Plein Air FREE MUSEUM ADMISSION to the National Museum of Transportation on Saturday, September 22, 2018, for guests if they download tickets in advance from the Smithsonian website. Tickets are available after August 15, 2018. miniature train & handcars...regular operating hours and price trolley - regular operating hours... Special activities on Saturday include... Plein-Air Artists on-site will be painting at various locations around the

Donation Policy

Donations of artifacts, archival materials and books from the public have enhanced the National of Transportation’s collections since its founding in 1944.  Individuals interested in making a donation should contact the Curator at (314) 821-1190, weekdays between 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., or by email at museum@transportmuseumassociation.org. We would like discuss if your potential gift will be a suitable addition prior to sending or delivering material to the Museum. Your donation may also provide a valuable tax deduction. We encourage you to speak to your tax advisor about the benefits of a donation to the Museum. Our sincere appreciation goes to all who have donated or are considering donations to our