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Hours and Admissions - 2019

Closed January, February and March for annual maintenance and improvement work. Our trains are very special and need tender care! Each year, our exhibits get better.

To see the type of work that is going on, go here for an overview of last Winter's projects. We look forward to seeing you in the spring!

NOTE: the Library is open for research. Go here for details. Call ahead before coming.

Our schedule varies seasonally. Our hours are 10 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. (Visitors not admitted after 4:30 p.m.) Consult the chart below for open periods.

See our 2018 program event listing. (2019 will be available closer to the open season.)

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Note: The National Toy Train Library has special hours year round, see schedule. Because of the extensive number of research requests, we strongly urge persons contemplating research to telephone in advance to ensure proper access to the library collections.

Admission Fees

  • Below age 4 Free
  • Children (4 to 11) $4.50 (Group $3.75)
  • Adults (12 to 64) $7.50 (Group $6.00)
  • Senior Citizen Discount (65+) $7.00 (Group $6.00)
  • Family Ticket:
      $24.00 (Two adults and 3 or more children) OR
                   one  adult and 4 or more children)
  • Military Discount (Active or Retired) $6.50 with proper ID
  • Season Pass (per person) $22.50
       Valid for Pass Holder Only, April to December
  • TCA Members Free with Member Card   

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