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The Minnesota Transportation Museum is a train-lovers dream come true. Full of old train cars, the kids can explore from one car to the next, pretending to be passengers, engineers and conductors. Features include:
- Caboose and classic bus rides
- Real train cars lined up for you to explore.
- TranSanta's Train Shop and other special events.
Saturdays at Minnesota Transportation Museum
On Saturdays guests can ride a real vintage caboose as part of their admission. Rides last 15 minutes and operate all day between 10-4. No need to book, just come visit the museum, and line up for a ride! The Blacksmith Shop is also open on Saturdays.
The museum staff is mostly made up of highly knowledgeable volunteer train enthusiasts. Ask them anything. I challenge you to stump them.
- Adult $13
- Child (age 5-15)/Seniors (age 62+) $11
- Toddler (age 2-4) $7
- Family (2 adults + 2-4 children) $38
Tots & Trains at Minnesota Transportation Museum
- Adult $11
- Child (age 5-15)/Seniors (age 62+) $9
- Toddler (age 2-4) $7
- Family (2 adults + 2-4 children) $27
Have a train fan in your family? Host your birthday party at the Jackson Street Roundhouse! Families can rent the Birthday Party Car for $250, plus regular museum admission for birthday party guests and family. Museum admission prices on Saturdays are $13 for adults, $11 for seniors (6+) and children ages 5-15, $6 for toddlers ages 2-4, and children under age of 2 are free of charge. Admission includes the cost of a classic bus ride/caboose ride.
Discounts to Minnesota Transportation Museum
Have a Twin Cities Kids Club Membership? Use your membership card to get discounts! (Call ahead on this deal. TCKC hasn't updated membership information since 2017).
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