Join us for the 2018 season.
Check back in January for our full schedule.  

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Book an experience like none other in the St. Croix River Valley! Each one of the Transportation Museum’s excursions are planned to give the riders a feel for the past and create an unforgettable experience. Whether the trip booked is to Marine or Dresser, riders will travel on a historic passenger car pulled by our vintage locomotives.
Our First Class Dinner is truly a special and upscale experience. Our dining staff prove black tie service perfect for celebrating an anniversary, special achievement or unique night out on the town. Savor your three-course meal with a  glass of wine while you enjoy the company of friends and family as the train rolls through the St. Croix Valley. 
  Watch the magnificent scenery of the St. Croix Valley roll by as you share a glass of champagne or sparkling juice friends or family. Enjoy a classic American style  brunch and then roam around the cars to learn more about its history from one of the car hosts. 
  
  ​Munch on some pizza pie while you and the family cruising down the line to Marine on a 1914 Rock Island coach car!  Each passenger is served up a personal pizza from Village Pizzeria, soda, and one of pizzeria’s signature chocolate brownies.  After grabbing bite to eat roam the cars to learn about its history.
  When you book your coach ticket, be prepared to step in time and ride in style just like travelers did nearly 100 years ago. Every Saturday and Sunday, enjoy riding the rails through the beautiful scenery of the St. Croix River in our historic Empire Builder passenger cars.  Of course, riders are encouraged move around and learn more about the car from one of the car hosts.  

Special seasonal train excursions are planned throughout our scheduled season. These rides give riders an opportunity to enjoy riding rails with a flare of an upcoming holiday.

Rides can book tickets for a special July ride to Marine to enjoy fireworks, or enjoy the colors of the autumn on the Fall Color train. Both rides are about 90 minutes round trip and are very family friendly.

The finally of the season is the Pumpkin express, a trip to the Dresser Depot where families can enjoy a pumpkin patch, story walks and more seasonal fun. This excursion a popular way to enjoy riding the rails with the Transportation Museum.