Museum Hours*

May – Labor Day

Tuesday – Saturday: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Sunday: 12 p.m. – 5 p.m.

September – October

Tuesday – Saturday: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Sunday: 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Open Labor Day Monday

Closed All Other Mondays

Train Ride Times:

MAY
Friday at 10 a.m., 11a.m., and 1 p.m.
Saturday at 10 a.m., 11a.m., 1 p.m., and 2 p.m.
Sunday at 1 p.m., 2 p.m., and 3 p.m.
JUNE – LABOR DAY
Thursday and Friday at 10 a.m., 11a.m., and 1 p.m.
Saturday at 10 a.m., 11a.m., 1 p.m., and 2 p.m.
Sunday at 1 p.m., 2 p.m., and 3 p.m.
SEPTEMBER – OCTOBER
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Thursday Sept. 12 and 19, Oct. 10 and 24

ADMISSION ONLY*
$6 for Adults
$5 for Seniors (65+)/Military**
$4 for Children 3-12 years of age

ADMISSION + TRAIN RIDE*
$12 for Adults
$10 for Seniors (65+)/Military**
$8 for Children 3-12 years of age

Kids under 3 are free and do not require a ticket.
*These prices do not include taxes or fees. Event operates rain or shine. No refunds or exchanges.
**Must present approved military ID along with ticket for entry. Limit 1 per military ID.

Welcome to

North Carolina Transportation Museum

The N.C. Transportation Museum is a historic site, once home to Southern Railway’s largest steam locomotive repair facility in the southeast, and a museum featuring all types of transportation history – railroading, automotive, aviation, and more.

Historic structures include Barber Junction Depot, an authentic train station built in 1898 that serves as the museum’s Visitor Center.  The Bob Julian Roundhouse is the largest remaining roundhouse in North America, and is home to locomotives, passenger rail cars, and a full-size replica Wright Flyer.  The massive Back Shop, where steam locomotives were once completely overhauled, now houses rail cars of the past, antique automobiles, fire trucks, and the restoration of the Piedmont Airlines’ Potomac Pacemaker DC-3.  The Flue Shop houses the museum’s Bumper to Bumper automotive exhibit.

Plan your visit today for a trip into the past at the museum that moves you!

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