• Birthday Parties at Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum

Birthday Parties

Celebrate your birthday in style at the Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum!

For children 2 - 12 years old; three options are available on weekends during our operating season;  Chattanooga Grand Junction Depot Deli, Greenville Dining Car or in the Grand Junction outdoor picnic area.  (Please note that Birthday Party options are not available during special events such as "North Pole Limited", "Day Out With Thomas", "Railfest', etc.)

Minimum 10 paying persons required for all parties; advanced registration required.  The train ride is approximately 50-55 minutes in length.  With a brief stop at our East Chattanooga station to see the locomotive rotating on a turntable and participate in a tour into the railroad restoration shop.  Allow 1 hour for your party in the deli or dining car.

For reservations, call 423.894.8028 ext. 1017.


Party Option #1: Chattanooga Grand Junction Depot Deli Party

  • Have a party inside a portion of the Depot Deli and take the Missionary Ridge Local train ride!
  • A hot dog, Coke, chips and ice cream will be included for each member of the party. 
  • You may bring a birthday cake, however, substitutions and/or price reductions for the pre-arranged meal are not permitted.
  • A deposit of $50 is required at the time of reservation.
  • For reservations call (423) 894-8028 ext. 1017.
PRICES:
  •  $200 (Up to 10 riders)
  • Each additional rider/diner is $15 per person.

Party Option #2: Greenville Dining Car Party

  • Rental of the "Greenville" train car is included in party price, as is the Missionary Ridge Local train ride.
  • You may bring your own party food and birthday cake to the dining car.
  • A deposit of $50 is required at the time of reservation.
  • For reservations call (423) 894-8028 ext. 1017.
PRICES:
  • $200 (Up to 10 riders)
  • Each additional rider is $10 per person.

The Greenville Dining Car is a stationary car parked adjacent to Grand Junction Station and will not be taken on the train ride.  It has 12 tables, each having 2 built-in cushioned seats per table.  Folding chairs are provided to supplement the built-in seating.


Party Option #3: Chattanooga Grand Junction Station Picnic Area Party

  • No rental fee required for the picnic area.
  • You may bring your own party food to the picnic area. Please note that grilling is not permitted.
  • Train ticket price for the Missionary Ridge Local train ride is the standard rate of $17 for ages 13 years & up; and $11 for children age 2-12 years. There is no charge for children under the age of 2 years.
  • For reservations call (423) 894-8028 ext. 1017.