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The Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum (TVRM) is renowned for preserving and celebrating the rich heritage of rail travel. But now, we are thrilled to unveil an entirely new and unique experience that combines history, elegance, and flavor: The Homefront Tea Room, A Tea in the Depot Experience.

A Journey Back in Time: The Homefront Tea Room

The Homefront Tea Room offers an exquisite high tea experience that transports you back to a bygone era of grace and charm. Set in the elegant ambiance of our beautifully restored depot, this immersive experience is designed to captivate both the senses and the imagination.

What to Expect

Upon arrival, guests are welcomed into a finely adorned tea room, where they are invited to indulge in a traditional high tea. Featuring a selection of fine teas and a sumptuous spread of savory and sweet treats, the menu has been crafted with care and attention to detail.

But the experience is not just about taste. The d├ęcor, music, and overall atmosphere of the Homefront Tea Room are meticulously curated to evoke the grace and elegance of historical tea rooms, where conversation and leisure were celebrated.

Whether you’re a history enthusiast, a tea lover, or simply seeking a delightful and unique outing, the Homefront Tea Room offers an experience unlike any other.

The Missionary Ridge Local: A Complementing Ride

As part of the Homefront Tea Room package, guests also have the opportunity to embark on a journey aboard the Missionary Ridge Local. This scenic train ride provides a perfect complement to the tea experience, offering a glimpse into the world of rail travel that was such an essential part of life in days gone by.

The ride on the Missionary Ridge Local not only enhances the historical experience but also allows guests to see the stunning landscape of the area, adding another layer of enjoyment to the day.

Tickets and Reservations

Tickets for the Homefront Tea Room experience include the full high tea and a ride on the Missionary Ridge Local. As this is a special event with limited seating, we recommend booking your tickets well in advance.

How to Book

Tickets can be purchased online or by contacting our ticket office. Please note that special dietary requests can be accommodated with advance notice.