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Day Out With Thomas 2023: Join the Magical Train Ride!

The sound of train whistles fills the air, and a blue engine peeps out from behind the horizon. Children gasp in amazement, eyes widening with the realization that it’s not just any train — it’s Thomas the Tank Engine!

Yes, you read that right! The iconic, cheeky little blue engine is chugging his way back to the Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum this April. If you’ve been looking for a family outing that combines nostalgia, excitement, and a sprinkle of magic, you’ve just found your ticket!

Day Out With Thomas is an annual event that has charmed families for generations. On the dates of April 22-23 & April 29-30, 2023, your little engineers will have a chance to step into the magical world of Sodor. Not only will they get to meet the beloved Thomas, but they’ll also experience the unbridled joy of riding on an actual train.

The timeless allure of trains, combined with the animated zest of Thomas, crafts an experience that’s unparalleled. A day spent here isn’t just an ordinary day out; it’s an adventure that captivates the heart and soul. As parents, the joy of watching your child’s face light up with sheer excitement is priceless. It’s those moments, filled with laughter and wonder, that become treasured memories.

Being a cherished family tradition, the Day Out With Thomas event is not just about the rides. It’s a celebration of childhood, imagination, and the undying love of storytelling. As we’ve seen in previous years, families come dressed in their engineer hats, take countless photos, and leave with stories they will share for years to come.

Located at 4119 Cromwell Road, Chattanooga, TN 37421, the Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum is the perfect backdrop for this enchanted event. With tickets priced at just $24 (applicable for ages one and up), it’s an affordable adventure for the whole family.

With limited spots available and a reputation for selling out quickly, we highly recommend booking your tickets in advance. Visit to ensure you’re part of the magic. Come April, Thomas will be waiting for you with a big, steamy smile!