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Upcoming Events

The museum is pleased to announce the following upcoming events... click to expand

August 2 & 3 - Trains, Trucks & Tractors
  • Temporary caboose tattoos
  • Exhibits of tractors and trucks with a mixture of current and antique equipment.
  • Hayrides
  • Food
  • Craft corner for kids to create a souvenir to take home
  • Previous participating exhibits include:
    • UPS - current generation hybrid vehicle
    • Cumming Antique Power Association members - Antique tractors
    • International Harvester Collectors Chapter 29 - Antique Tractors
    • MARTA
    • Rick Hendrick GMC
    • West Ga 2 Cyl club members - Antique tractors
    • Atlanta Checker Cab - antique taxi
    • Georgia Department of Driver Services - Georgia Motorcycle Safety Program (GMSP) will exhibit motorcycles

Pictures from past Trains, Trucks & Tractors events...

Sept 13 - Classics at the Crossing cruise in car show
The museum will host a cruise in car show during normal operating hours.
For more information contact our photography coordinator, Holly Hearn at
Sept 13 - Boy Scout Merit Badge Clinic
  • For more information please contact or phone (678)873-3770.
  • Click here and go to page 25 to see an interesting news article on this activity from the Winter 2008 edition of The SouthErneR, the Southeast Region NMRA newsletter
Oct 25 - Train or Treat
Come celebrate Halloween at the museum
  • Costume Contest at noon
  • Fall craft activity
  • Trick or Treating
  • Wagon rides
  • Trick of Treating on decorated train cars
  • Story time
Nov 8 & 9 - Model Railroad Days
  • The museum will be a stop on the Piedmont Pilgrimage, the Piedmont Division NMRA annual tour of model railroads.
  • Vines Garden Railway will have a "G" scale layout setup in the main exhibit hall
Nov 15 - Santa Arrives

There will be refreshments as Santa arrives aboard the train at 1pm.

Nov 29, Dec 6, 13, 20 - Day with Santa

Each event will be individually ticketed with ticket links below.

Breakfast starts at 8:30am followed by lunch at noon and a 3:30 and 6pm Polar Express experience!

Pictures are at: Polar Express Pictures and Lunch with Santa

 

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2014 Completed Events

 

February - April 2014 - Photo Competition
  • Requirements: Image (color or monotone) must have been captured at the Southeastern Railway Museum in Duluth, GA. Image must focus on an exhibit, a piece in the collection or show individuals enjoying their experience at the Southeastern Railway Museum (signed releases required for recognizable persons).
  • Entry Deadline: March 15
  • Exhibit, People's Choice Balloting and Judging: March 20 - April 5, 2014
  • Awards : Sunday, April 6, 2014

Model release forms are required for recognizable subjects

Entry forms should accompany each photo

Entry fees may accompany each entry or you may pay with PayPal and enclose a copy of your paypal receipt

Photo Contest entry

April 5 & 6 - Caboose Days 2014
Welcome spring at the museum and learn about cabooses and the crews that called them home.
  • Temporary caboose tattoos
  • Caboose hunt
  • Food will be available
  • Craft corner for kids to create a souvenir to take home
  • Caboose slide show featuring historic cabooses
  • Handcar rides on our restored antique handcar
  • There will be refreshments (cookies and juice) served on our SCL caboose included with admission.

April 12 - Photo Competion Awards
  • Technique Winner - Mail Car by Thomas Dausner

  • People's Choice Winner - Mail Car by Thomas Dausner

  • Montone Winner - Time Traveller by Todd L. Hughes

  • Equipment Winner - I see Myself by Jan Schefstad
April 26 - Boy Scout Merit Badge Clinic
  • For more information please contact or phone (678)873-3770.
  • Click here and go to page 25 to see an interesting news article on this activity from the Winter 2008 edition of The SouthErneR, the Southeast Region NMRA newsletter
May 10 National Train Day

 

May 17 Armed Forces Day

Members of our nation's armed forces (active, retired, or reserves) will be admitted free with their service ID card.

June 7 & 8 - Locomotive Celebration
  • Temporary tattoos
  • Locomotive hunt
  • Food
  • Craft corner for kids to create a souvenir to take home
  • Free admission to railway/railroad workers andfamily 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 Norfolk Southern, CSX, MARTA and regional shortline employees.
July 4 - Independence Day

The museum will be open with both trains running and a variety of holiday themed refreshments available.



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2013 Completed Events

 

February - April 2013 Photo Contest
  • Requirements: Image (color or monotone) must have been captured at the Southeastern Railway Museum in Duluth, GA. Image must focus on an exhibit, a piece in the collection or show individuals enjoying their experience at the Southeastern Railway Museum (signed releases required for recognizable persons).
  • Entry Deadline: February 23
  • Exhibit and Judging: March 3 - April 7, 2013
April 6 & 7 Caboose Days

Welcome spring at the museum and learn about cabooses and the crews that called them home.
  • Temporary caboose tattoos
  • Caboose hunt
  • Food will be available courtesy of Spiced Right BBQ
  • Craft corner for kids to create a souvenir to take home
  • Caboose slide show featuring historic cabooses
  • There will be refreshments (cookies and juice) served on our SCL caboose included with admission.
April 20 - Boy Scout Merit Badge Clinic
  • For more information please contact or phone (678)873-3770.
  • Click here and go to page 25 to see an interesting news article on this activity from the Winter 2008 edition of The SouthErneR, the Southeast Region NMRA newsletter
May 11 National Train Day

 

May 18 Armed Forces Day

Members of our nation's armed forces (active, retired, or reserves) will be admitted free with their service ID card.

Multiple dates in May & June -- Allergy Screenings

Museum Partners with Atlanta Physicians Group to Offer Tests during National Allergy Month

May is National Allergy Month, and the museum has partnered with a leading healthcare provider to help make allergy testing as convenient as possible. On Saturday, May 4, the Southeastern Railway Museum will host doctors and support staff from the Atlanta Physicians Group (APG) for on-site allergy testing. Testing will be available during the Museum's normal operating hours of 10am to 5pm. As an added incentive, persons who come for allergy testing will be admitted to the Museum for free.

June 8 & 9 - Locomotive Celebration
  • Temporary tattoos
  • Locomotive hunt
  • Food
  • Craft corner for kids to create a souvenir to take home
  • Saturday evening 8:30 Night photo shoot session - $35 in advance, $40 at the door. The museum will set up several vintage train sets for a limited number of night photographers.
July 4 - Independence Day

The museum will be open with both trains running and a variety of holiday themed refreshments available.

August 3 & 4 - Trains, Trucks & Tractors
  • Temporary caboose tattoos
  • Exhibits of tractors and trucks with a mixture of current and antique equipment.
  • Hayrides
  • Food
  • Craft corner for kids to create a souvenir to take home
  • Confirmed exhibits include:
    • UPS - current generation hybrid vehicle
    • Cumming Antique Power Association members - Antique tractors
    • International Harvester Collectors Chapter 29 - Antique Tractors
    • MARTA
    • Rick Hendrick GMC
    • Atlanta Checker Cab - antique taxi
    • Georgia Department of Driver Services - Georgia Motorcycle Safety Program (GMSP) will exhibit motorcycles

Pictures from past Trains, Trucks & Tractors events...

Oct 5 - Boy Scout Merit Badge Clinic
Hosted in conjunction with the Piedmont Division NMRA.
  • For more information please contact (click here to email) or phone (678)873-3770.
  • Click here and go to page 25 to see an interesting news article on this activity from the Winter 2008 edition of The SouthErneR, the Southeast Region NMRA newsletter
Oct 26 - Train or Treat
Come celebrate Halloween at the museum
  • Costume Contest at noon
  • Fall craft activity
  • Trick or Treating
  • Wagon rides
  • Trick of Treating on decorated train cars
  • Story time
Nov 9 & 10 - Model Railroad Days
  • The museum will be a stop on the Piedmont Pilgrimage, the Piedmont Division NMRA annual tour of model railroads.
  • Vines Garden Railway will have a "G" scale layout setup in the main exhibit hall
Nov 16 - Santa Arrives

There will be refreshments as Santa arrives aboard the train at 1pm.

Nov 30, Dec 7, 14, 21 - Day with Santa

Each event will be individually ticketed with ticket links below.

Breakfast starts at 8:30am followed by lunch at noon and a 3:30 and 6pm Polar Express experience!

Pictures are at: Polar Express Pictures and Lunch with Santa

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Ticket links below open in a new window.

  • Breakfast tickets
    Ticket River - Breakfast with Santa
    Ticket River - Breakfast with Santa
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  • Lunch Tickets
    Ticket river Lunch with Santa
    Ticket River - Lunch with Santa
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  • Polar Express Experience Tickets
    Ticket River Polar Express
    Ticket River Polar Express

 

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