Guided Tours

Guided tours are best suited for groups of all ages that are seeking a more detailed educational experience. Our tour guides will lead you through the exhibits and highlights of the museum while describing what it was like to ride the rails during the Age of Steam. 

For school field trips, click here.


  • Guided tours are only available by advance reservation with three weeks notice.
  • Guided tours are currently only available on weekdays when the museum is open.
  • Tour prices are:
    • Children (2-12): $11
    • Adults: $13
    • Seniors: $10
    • For school tours, one chaperone is allowed in free of charge per each 8 children. There is a 10 person or $110 minimum for all tours. 
    • Free passes and memberships are NOT valid for education tours.
  • Program length: approximately 2 hours, including train ride
  • The tour must be paid in full three weeks before your visit. If your tour is not paid in full, you may lose your scheduled time slot. No refunds are made due to cancellation or default, but a rain check (valid for 2 years) will be given to you to visit the museum at a later date
  • We have an outdoor picnic area with tables and gazebos for our group visitors to enjoy lunch after their tour, available on a first come basis.
  • It is the responsibility of the tour group to arrive at the museum on time for their scheduled tour. Please take into consideration time of day, traffic conditions and distance to get here. If your tour arrives late, it could affect the length of your tour.
  • Same-day cancellations, reschedules, or no-shows are subject to a rescheduling fee of 20% of your total tour fee, up to $50.
  • Most of the museum is NOT climate controlled, so temperatures can get warm in the summer and cold in the winter. Please dress accordingly! We suggest bringing water bottles in the warmer months.

If you have any questions or would like to book a tour, please contact the museum’s Education Coordinator at 770-495-0253, or email the museum’s education coordinator. Please include your phone number and/or email address in your message.

* Train rides are subject to weather and other conditions outside the museum’s control. Train ride tickets will be given for a later date if the train is unavailable during the tour time.

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