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
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 firstname.lastname@example.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
Trolley Adopt-a-Seat Program - Take A Seat . . . Please! The National Museum of Transportation Trolley Volunteers are currently refurbishing our Philadelphia Transit Company #2740. This was the first car that the Trolley Volunteers put into service at the Museum in 1998. The seats of this trolley were last refurbished by SEPTA, the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority, in 1984. The seats, as received from SEPTA in 1995, were blue with red trim. Our goal is to restore the seats back to the original brown color. The cost to reupholster a double seat is $199.00, and a single seat is $149.00. Will you Adopt-a-Seat for
Wild Ones – Thanks!
Wild Ones Native Landscaping members, together with a few Missouri Master Naturalists, removed invasive honeysuckle along a creek located across the pond from a train that traverses the park on Thursday, March 15 and Saturday, March 17, as part of Honeysuckle Sweep for Healthy Habitat. To plan a work day for your group, please contact April Anderson at email@example.com. To find out why groups like these are helping us get rid of honeysuckle, visit:
STEM Marshmallow Museum
Future STEM Engineers and Architects at Barretts Elementary School in the Parkway School District build a Marshmallow Museum to protect our bright yellow engines! The National Museum of Transportation is an avid supporter of STEM endeavors - watch for them at our