The Polar Express Day

Saturday, December 15, 2018 - 10:00am to 3:00pm


  • Families
  • Public
  • Members

NEW! Visit with Santa Claus throughout the day! 

Relive the magic and wonder of the timeless classic holiday tale "The Polar Express" with activities inspired by the award-winning book and beloved film. Let your imagination soar and settle in for a unique guided experience aboard the authentic Baldwin 60,000 locomotive. Understand steam vs. diesel and how trains move, the harmonics of sleigh bells, and why no two snowflakes are alike — plus more holiday-related science happenings and all-day screenings of "The Polar Express."

ALL ABOARD! Polar Express Day activities include:

  • Guided experience aboard the Baldwin 60,000 Locomotive in The Train Factory
  • Train science activities
  • The Science of Snowflakes
  • The Science of Sound
  • All-day screenings of "The Polar Express" in Franklin Theater
  • Plus, children are invited to wear pajamas for a truly festive experience and a $2 holiday discount off their general museum admission ticket.

Ticket Prices:

Included with General Museum Admission