Education       School Train from REC                                

Discover firsthand how the railway changed everything and its impact on Pacific Northwest history with the Northwest Railway Museum's educational offerings!
Contact us at: info@TrainMuseum.org for information about our educational opportunities.                                           
Field Trips
The Northwest Railway Museum offers options for school educational field trips which incorporate portions of the Washington State Common Core elements. Field trip options include:
  • School Train - Opportunities for K-12 programming, particularly geared for 4th grade, but can be modified for other grade levels. Includes a train ride and several hands-on activities including a visit to the Train Shed Exhibit Hall. Approximately 2 hours.
  • Preschool Train - Opportunities for early learners. Includes a train ride and several hands-on activities including a visit to the historic Snoqualmie Depot. Approximately 1.5 hours.
  • Trackside Field Trips - Opportunities for K-12 as well as Preschool. Hands-on activities centered at the Train Shed Exhibit Hall. Does not include a train ride. Approximately 1-1.5 hours.

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Toddler Train Storytime 

Enjoy a free storytime hour which includes a hands-on activity with your toddler at the Museum's Train Shed Exhibit Hall. First and Third Wednesdays, at 11 am.

      2023 Schedule: February 1, 2023 - June 21, 2023 and September 6 - December 6, 2023.
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Outreach Education
Experience Northwest railway history through mobile lessons - let the railway come to your classroom! (Limited to a 20 mile radius from Snoqualmie.) Please contact us for information.


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Museum Hours

Snoqualmie Depot Hours: 10am - 5pm, 7 days a week. No admission charge to visit the depot and grounds

Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas Day and New Year's Day. There is limited access during Day Out With Thomas and Santa Train events.

Railway History Campus Hours: Wednesdays through Mondays, 11am to 4pm through October. Fridays through Mondays, 11am to 4pm, November through February. Closed Thanksgiving, Black Friday, Weekends Thanksgiving-Christmas, December 17, 2022-January 20, 2023.

Price: No admission charge to visit the Snoqualmie Depot and grounds. Admission $10 per adult (age 13+), $5 per child (2-12) to visit the Train Shed Exhibit Hall

Riding the Train: Saturdays, January-March; Saturdays and Sundays, April-December