Owney the Dog Loves to Travel!
Owney the Dog traveled over 140,000 miles around the world. He was a mascot of the Railway Post Office and had his own U.S. postage stamp. Print a copy of Owney here and take a photo of him with you on your travels. If you email the photo to us, we will consider it for posting at our website. Bon
Trains, Planes & Automobiles-Every Day
You can see our trains, planes and automobiles (and trolleys!) 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
Turbine Car – 1963 Chrysler Artifact
Many consider the 1963 Chrysler Turbine Car the most valuable automobile in the Museum of Transportation's Collection. Of the fifty-five that were built, only nine remain and of those nine, only three still run. The Museum is proud to own the only operational Chrysler Turbine Car on public exhibit. April brings two opportunities to learn more about this fantastic car and hear the high-pitched whirl of its engine. Start Your Engine... On April 8th, from 11 am - 12 Noon, Mike Eberhardt, Turbine Car Expert, will be in the Earl C. Lindburg Automobile Building to start this rare engine for Museum guests. Mike will be available to answer questions about the Turbine Car. Jay Leno stopped by to see the Chrysler Turbine Car. We hope you do too! Regular Museum Admission applies. The MOT Chrysler Turbine Car will be on exhibit and started on a regular basis at the 56th Annual Easter Concours d' Elegance Show presented by the Horseless Carriage Club of Missouri on
Handcar Village Open
Owney's Handcar Village opened Saturday, April 1st, 2017, at the Museum of Transportation. Kids get to hand-pedal the handcars throughout the village that is populated with Owney the dog mascot's favorite places. One $5 wristband per person provides admission to both the miniature train as well as the Handcar Village. Museum admission is additional and