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February 2017

Rising from the Rails – A Black History Month Art Exhibition

February 4 @ 10:00 am - February 28 @ 5:00 pm
Southeastern Railway Museum,
3595 Buford Hwy
Duluth, GA 30096 United States
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The Southeastern Railway Museum calls for artists in the United States to submit works that represent the African American experience. Works may also highlight the achievements and contributions of African Americans in railroad history.

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March 2017

Photo Competition 2017

March 2 @ 10:00 am - March 25 @ 5:00 pm

The museum's fourth annual photo competition hosted in partnership with the Georgia State University Graphic Design Club. Entries will be accepted February 2 - February 25. March 4 Photographs must be submitted both in digital and print form. Entry Fees are $5 per photo or 5 entries for $20.  Students with a valid id get a 25% discount with coupon code student2017. More detail is provided on our competition brochure.  To signup, please register online with our ticket system. Entry…

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$10

2nd Thursday – Preschooler Program – Police Cars

March 9 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Southeastern Railway Museum,
3595 Buford Hwy
Duluth, GA 30096 United States
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The Museum's 2nd Thursday Preschool program features Police Vehicles in March 2017

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April 2017

Caboose Days

April 1 @ 10:00 am - April 2 @ 4:00 pm
Southeastern Railway Museum,
3595 Buford Hwy
Duluth, GA 30096 United States
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Welcome spring at the museum and learn about cabooses and the crews that called them home.  Our caboose days event is a lot of fun for everyone and activities are included with your museum admission. Temporary caboose tattoos Caboose hunt Food will be available Caboose slide show featuring historic cabooses (reasonably  priced, vendors TBA) Handcar rides on our restored antique handcar ($2) There will be refreshments (cookies and juice) served on our SCL caboose included with admission.

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$10

2nd Thursday Preschool Program – Cabooses

April 13 @ 10:15 am - 12:00 pm
Southeastern Railway Museum,
3595 Buford Hwy
Duluth, GA 30096 United States
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The Second Thursday of each month is our Pre-School Program at the Southeastern Railway Museum. This is an interactive educational program that allows the parent and child to participate together in activities related to the “Vehicle of the Month”. Each month our program has a new vehicle that we focus on. There are 5 components to the program, game, story/song, activity, craft and when available, the actual “vehicle of the month” for children to actually see and experience. Each component…

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Boy Scout Merit Badge Clinic Spring 2017

April 22 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Southeastern Railway Museum,
3595 Buford Hwy
Duluth, GA 30096 United States
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The museum host a Boy Scout railroading merit badge clinic coordinated by the Piedmont Division, NMRA staff.  To sign up (or for more information) contact the clinic coordinator.

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Duluth Historical Society Plant Sale 2017

April 22 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Southeastern Railway Museum,
3595 Buford Hwy
Duluth, GA 30096 United States
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The museum is pleased to host the Duluth Historical Society's 2017 Plant Sale from 10am - 4pm. Plants to include azaleas, shrubs, trees, roses. Pass-a-long plants will also be available. Vegetables and herbs if weather cooperates. Sponsored by Woody's Nursery Other activites to include: ⦁    A horticulturist, Candace Morgan, will be on site to demonstrate potting and answer questions about caring for houseplants ⦁    Georgia Forrestry Commission will have a representative and exhibit on outdoor fire safety and discuss having…

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May 2017

Fast Track 5k 2017

May 27 @ 7:00 am - 10:00 am
Downtown Duluth GA,
Duluth GA, GA 30096 United States
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The museum’s 2017 Fast Track 5k is scheduled for a 8:00am start on Saturday, May 27.  Activities (warmup, sign in) will all start around 7 ... awards and post-race action will conclude around 10am. This year’s event is a patriotic themed event as part of Duluth’s Memorial Day celebration and the race and awards will be followed by a patriotic program recognizing our veterans and service members. Everyone is encouraged to dress/run/walk in their patriotic attire. Each race entry entitles…

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June 2017

Locomotive Celebration 2017

June 10 @ 10:00 am - June 11 @ 4:00 pm
Southeastern Railway Museum,
3595 Buford Hwy
Duluth, GA 30096 United States
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Activity hours are 10am - 4pm both Saturday & Sunday.  Activities are included in museum admission. Temporary tattoos Locomotive hunt Food (reasonably priced) Handcar rides ($2) Free admission to railway/railroad workers and family with either a work id our brotherhood card. This offer is being extended to our friends that work railroading day in and day out so they have a chance to show their families more of what they do in a safe, friendly environment. The offer specifically includes…

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$190

Summer Camp June 2017 – I’ve been working on the railroad

June 12 @ 9:00 am - June 16 @ 1:00 pm
Southeastern Railway Museum,
3595 Buford Hwy
Duluth, GA 30096 United States
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Discover the excitement of railroading at the Southeastern Railway Museum summer Camp! This year’s theme is “I've been working on the railroad”. Your child will learn how exciting railroading can be while participating in various reenacted railroad adventures, while exploring over 50 historic trains. Each day he will learn about a different railroad occupation, make a railroad craft, and do related railroad activities. We’ll even ride in a real caboose! Get all the details

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