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2017 - New Museum Open Days and Hours for the
Gift Shop, Gallery and Museum **No train rides on these days unless noted below**

Days Month Open Close Train Ride Days
Wednesday - Saturday March 10:00 AM 4:00 PM No train rides this month
Wednesday - Saturday April 10:00 AM 4:00 PM
Wednesday - Saturday May 10:00 AM 4:00 PM BBQ Train - 5/13 at 6:30 PM
Veteran's Salute Train - 5/27 at 1:00 PM only
Wednesday - Saturday June 10:00 AM 4:00 PM Trains on 6/3, 6/10, 6/17, 6/24 at 10:00 AM, 1:30 PM
BBQ Train - 6/10 at 6:30 PM
Wednesday - Saturday July 10:00 AM 4:00 PM Trains on 7/1, 7/8, 7/15, 7/22, 7/29 at 10:00 AM, 1:30 PM
BBQ Train - 7/15 at 6:30 PM

Parking is free. Donations are welcomed!!

For train departure times on Operating and Special Event days, please see below:

Operating Season 2017: Saturdays only: June through August
Trains depart at 10:00 AM and 1:30 PM.

-Take an Excursion into Nature: Saturday: May 6th Only!!!!
Ride a special train hosted by USC Professor Rudy Mancke of ETVís Nature Scene.

Please click here for more information about this special event and how to order tickets.

HURRY!! Space is very limited and the tickets sell quickly!!
Train departs at 10:30 AM Only!!
Ticket price is $30.00 per person all ages for this event. Lunch is included.

Please click here for more information about the Nature Train trip!!

-All Aboard the BBQ Dinner Trains!!:
Saturdays: May 13, June 10, July 15, August 19, September 16, October 14!!

View the countryside and enjoy the breeze from our open air car
as you travel to Rion for a delicious BBQ dinner with your family.

Trains depart at 6:30 PM only on each of these dates!!

-6th Annual Veteranís Salute Event: Saturday: May 27 Only!!!!
Only one train for this event departing at 1:00 PM !!
Active duty military and military veterans with their immediate family ride Free!!
Please check in at the Ticket Office with your ID for tickets on the this day.

All others may purchase tickets online for this event or at the Ticket Office on this day.

"The Museum is grateful to First Citizens Bank in Blythewood, Ridgeway and Winnsboro
for their generous support for this event"

**Please note that some special events as noted above may have different pricing than the operating days listed above.

We currently offer two types of charter service: The Group Coach Charter or the Dining/Lounge Car Charter.
Private train charters are available anytime during non operating times. All charters are operated on the Museum's railroad only.

For making charter arrangements, please contact the Charter Coordinator at 803-429-2883 or charters@scrm.org or write:
Attn: Charter Coordinator, The South Carolina Railroad Museum, Inc., P.O. Box 7246, Columbia, S.C. 29202-7246.



First Class**: $20 per passenger all ages (including infants in carriers) Ride with style in the Dining car with large picture windows, seating at tables for four, a drink and snack, and heat/air conditioner. Limited tickets based on a first come/ first serve basis. First class car may not be available during some special events.

First Class service is not currently available as of 6/17/15. We hope to restore First Class service soon.
Coach: Prices vary depending on the event* Ride in our historic 1952 passenger cars which includes bench seating along open windows and a narrated tour.
Caboose: $15 per passenger all ages Enjoy a relaxing trip in a 1940 Nickel Plate Railroad caboose and get great pictures on the return train trip as the first car. For $1 extra per passenger, ride in the upper cupola for the trip (only 4 seats, based on very limited availability.) Caboose may not be available during some special events.
Open Air Car: $15 per passenger all ages Have the best view of the line and the countryside. Please note: this car will run rain or shine and is open to the sun and other elements, please dress accordingly.
Discounts: Senior $2.00 off on all ticket types except First Class car. Ages 65 and up with ID.
Military $2.00 off on all ticket types except First Class car. Active or retired individual with Military ID.
*Check the Buy Tickets page for pricing

Cash, personal checks, debit, Visa, Mastercard, Discover and American Express accepted

You can still purchase tickets before the scheduled trip at our ticket office (Saturdays only)

Business Address: The South Carolina Railroad Museum, Inc. o, SC 29180

Mailing Address: The South Carolina Railroad Museum, Inc.
P.O. Box 7246, Columbia, SC 29202-7246

Ticket Ordering: 803-712-4135   Business Number: 803-635-9893

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