• Birthday Parties at Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum

Birthday Parties

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

For children 3 - 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.  Each party includes a free ride on the Missionary Ridge Local for the birthday child.

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. zero.


Party Option #1: Chattanooga Grand Junction Depot Deli Party

  • A hot dog, Coke, chips and ice cream served in the deli plus the train ride for only $15 per child (ages 3-12) and 21 per adult.
  • $25 minimum prepayment required.
  • You may bring a birthday cake, but please do not bring other food or beverage items in the deli as they are not permitted.
  • For reservations call (423) 894-8028 ext. zero.

Party Option #2: Greenville Dining Car Party

  • $50 per hour use of Greenville car --- $50 minimum prepayment required.
  • Discounted train ride $9 per child (ages 3-12) and 15 per adult.
  • You may bring your own party food to the dining car.
  • For reservations call (423) 894-8028 ext. zero.

The car has 12 tables, each having 2 built-in cushioned seats per table.  Folding chairs are provided to supplement the built-in seating. The car remains stationary and is parked adjacent to Chattanooga Grand Junction Station.


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

  • No minimum prepayment required.
  • Discounted train ride $9 per child (ages 3-12) and 15 per adult.
  • You may bring your own party food to the picnic area. Please note that grilling is not allowed.
  • For reservations call (423) 894-8028 ext. zero.