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Embark on a journey of family fun and adventure with our special tag, featuring the Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum as a highlight destination. From the chugging steam engines to historic train rides, the museum offers an immersive experience that fascinates both children and adults. Alongside the museum, explore a wide array of activities perfect for all ages, including outdoor explorations, interactive games, educational pursuits, and more. The Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum provides a unique blend of history and excitement, fostering family bonding and nurturing young imaginations. Dive into this world of joy and shared moments, where the echoes of the past meet the laughter of today, making every family outing in the Tennessee Valley region unforgettable!

Memorial Day Train Rides on Steam Star #630

Memorial Day Train Rides on Steam Star #630 This Memorial Day weekend, immerse yourself in the rich history of Chattanooga with a ride on the historic Steam Star #630. The Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum (TVRM) invites you to join us for a memorable journey on the Missionary Ridge Local, offering a unique blend of historical…

Explore East Tennessee with Hiwassee River Scenic Railroad

Journey Through History and Nature on the Hiwassee River Scenic Railroad Spring and Summer in East Tennessee is a time of renewal, with the landscape bursting into bloom and the Hiwassee River Scenic Railroad offering the perfect way to experience it. With two distinct rides, the Hiwassee Loop and the Copperhill Special, you have the…

Celebrate 2024 with Evening Ridge Runner Train Rides!

Celebrate the 2024 Evening Ridge Runner Train Rides! May 31 marks the start of the 2024 Evening Ridge Runner season, and we’re excited to invite you to join us every Friday and Saturday evening through mid-September for an unforgettable ride on the Missionary Ridge Local. These rides, departing at 5:00 PM and 7:00 PM, offer…

Chickamauga Turn’s Trip to Down Home Days Festival

Chickamauga Turn’s Trip to Down Home Days Festival On a memorable day, passengers boarded the Chickamauga Turn for an unforgettable journey to the historic Civil War town of Chickamauga, Georgia, via the former Central of Georgia Railroad. This six-hour train ride offered a unique blend of scenic beauty, historical exploration, and local festivities, making it…

Historical Memorial Day Train Rides: Hiwassee & Copperhill

Experience Historical Train Journeys: The Hiwassee Loop & Copperhill Special This Memorial Day This Memorial Day, step back in time with a journey through the scenic lower Hiwassee River Gorge aboard our exclusive train rides. The Hiwassee Loop and Copperhill Special provide a unique opportunity to explore the region’s rich industrial heritage. With options for…

Join Thomas & Friends’ Bubble Tour at Tennessee Valley!

All Aboard for Thomas the Tank Engine’s Magical Bubble Tour! Excitement is chugging down the tracks as everyone’s favorite #1 blue engine, Thomas the Tank Engine, arrives at Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum with a whimsical new adventure – Day Out With Thomas: The Bubble Tour. This unique event, happening on April 20-21 & 27-28, 2024,…

Join Our Groundhog Naming Contest – Be a Part of History!

Join Our Groundhog Naming Contest – Be a Part of History! NAMING CONTEST ALERT!  Attention, nature lovers and creative minds!  We are excited to announce a unique opportunity at Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum. We have a new, adorable groundhog family member, and it needs a NAME!  What better way to find the perfect name than…

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February 2, 2024

Experience Chattanooga’s Best Train Rides This Season!

Any Season, The Perfect Train Adventure Awaits Trains aren’t just a mode of transportation; they’re a journey into the heart of experiences, especially in Chattanooga. Regardless of the season, riding the Missionary Ridge Local offers a unique perspective on the city’s heritage. While this weekend’s forecast hints at a few raindrops, inside the comfort of…

Post-Holiday Train Rides at TVRM!

All Aboard the Post-Holiday Train Ride at Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum! The festivities don’t have to end with Christmas Day! The Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum is delighted to invite you and your loved ones to continue the holiday cheer with our special after-Christmas train rides. As the year draws to a close, we offer you…

North Pole Limited: Christmas Elves at Tennessee Railroad

North Pole Limited: A Festive Christmas Experience at Tennessee Valley Railroad As winter draws near, the Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum invites you to embark on a magical journey aboard the North Pole Limited. Since 1999, this beloved annual event has become a cherished family tradition, captivating hearts during the holiday season. A Festive Adventure to…