• 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.

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:
  • Up to 10 riders -- $200
  • 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:
  • Up to 10 riders -- $200
  • 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.