Train Time 15 at Wenham Museum All Aboard! The Wenham Museum's newest exhibition Train Time 15.
Celebrating 40 years of model railroading with 15 model train layouts that all run at the push of a button.
News-Antique.com - Nov 02,2007 - Get your ticket to fun at Wenham Museumís Train Time 15 and enter an enchanted world of 15 model train layouts in G, O, HO, N, and Z gauges, railroad artifacts, memorabilia, large-scale models and antique toy trains are also on display through January 2009. Most importantly, model train and railroad experts are on hand to answer your questions, discuss scenery building and layout construction, and offer advice to railroad hobbyists. Changing vignettes will capture your imagination throughout the fall and into the winter months. Your first stop is Harvest Time a G-gauge model train layout with close pin ghosts and goblins hiding in the pumpkin patch. Celebrate the holidays on November 28th as the Gingerbread Express a G-Gauge model train pulls into a miniature candy covered train station. As the snow falls and the winter monthís approach, return to the museum to visit the beloved Snow Train to Bakersville opening on December 20th. Travel through gas lit streets ornamented with sparkling snow covered houses and busy with tiny holiday shoppers and carolers. Be sure to wave hello to the jolly conductor of this G-Gauge model train layout dressed in his red suit and white beard ready to deliver joy to girls and boys of all ages. Take the Train to see the Trains by taking the Newburyport Commuter Train north to the Hamilton stop. The museum is about a mile's walk from the train station.
The Wenham Museum is a family-friendly, hands-on history museum exploring how we have lived, worked, dressed, and played from the 17th century to today. The museum features the Claflin-Richard House c.1690, a world-renowned doll collection, dollhouses, costumes and textiles, model trains, toys, historic photographs, the interactive Family Discovery Gallery as well as special exhibits.
The Museum is located at 132 Main Street in Wenham, MA, (978) 468-2377, www.wenhammuseum.org.
Hours are Tuesday through Sunday, 10 AM to 4 PM. Admission is $7.00 for adults, $6.00 for seniors, and $5.00 for children ages 2-16.
Wenham Museum Members admitted free.