Admission Fees


The museum is open 5 days a week.

Monday: 10:00 am to 3:00 pm

Tuesday: 10:00 am to 3:00 pm

Friday: 10:00 am to 3:00 pm (through March)

Saturday: 10:00 am to 5:00 pm

Sunday: 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Note: We are closed on Easter, Fourth of July, Thanksgiving, and Christmas Day.

Admission Rates

Adults $10, children 4 and under FREE!
Family and group rates available

2017-2018 Special Events Schedule

Fall Hobby Show and Sale: Saturday, September 16th: Our twice yearly hobby show held at the MN State Fairgrounds Education Building. $6 per person ages 8 and up, children 7 and under are admitted FREE.

Circus Trains  – Oct. 7th – 10th

NEW Open for MEA – Thurs. Oct. 19th – Oct. 24th

NEW Halloween Event – Oct. 31st open till 8 pm

Night Trains: Saturdays from November through February. $15 per person, Family & Group Rates available for groups of 3 or more

Military Trains (Veterans Day) – Nov. 11th – 14th

Special Black Friday Hours from 10-3! – Nov. 24th

Final Night Trains of 2017-2018 – Feb. 24th

Circus Trains –  Mar. 10th – 13th

Spring Hobby Show and Sale –  Sat. May 12th (Tentative)

Military Trains (Memorial Day) – May 26th – 29th


See our Group Tour Information page for group pricing.

*Hours and Rates are current as listed and are subject to change without notice