Family Summer Programs & Tours

Program: Family Roundhouse Tour

Saturdays at 1:00pm

Explore the Roundhouse with one of our friendly guides in a brief version of the general roundhouse tour designed for families with small children. Participants on this tour will learn how historic roundhouses operated as they uncover clues that reveal the daily activities of skilled tradesmen.

Children ages 3-16 are $5.00 per child, Adult Chaperone 17+ $10

Program: A Day of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math)

Thursday, August 12, 2021 at 1:00pm

Participants on this 45 minute program will explore the roundhouse to understand how steam engines operate. Using an interactive timeline, children and their families will explore the past to understand key events that led to the revolutionary changes brought by the railroad. Participants in this program will have an opportunity to complete a steam locomotive craft in a hands-on activity.

Children ages 3-16 are $5.00 per child, Adult Chaperone 17+ $10