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Train Rides & Excursions

in Chattanooga & Delano

Embark on an unforgettable journey through the golden age of rail travel at the Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum. From hiwassee river excursions through picturesque landscapes to elegant dining experiences and family-friendly holiday events, our curated train rides and excursions in Chattanooga and Delano offer a nostalgic blend of history and adventure. Whether you’re savoring a gourmet meal aboard a vintage train, exploring Civil War-era towns, or meeting Santa on the North Pole Limited, each ride promises an immersive trip back in time. Rediscover the romance and charm of vintage rail travel and book your ticket to the past today! 


From $95

Dinner Train

March 15, 2024 - October 26, 2024 EDT

The Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum Dinner Train is a unique opportunity to enjoy a railroad excursion trip and fine dining en route. The train travels through the Tennessee Valley, making this a perfect outing for anyone who loves trains and good food.

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Founder's Day

September 7, 2024 @ 9:30 PM - 3:30 PM EDT

The Founder’s Day event at TVRM celebrates over six decades of dedicated railroad preservation and history. Attendees will experience a unique journey through time, showcasing the legacy and vision of the museum’s pioneers.

From $25

Discover the joy of effortless gift-giving with Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum’s train ride gift cards, perfect for anyone who appreciates unique experiences and the beauty of Tennessee’s landscapes. These memorable gifts, easy to purchase and exciting to receive, promise unforgettable journeys through history and scenic beauty.