March 27, 2021 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
N.C. Transportation Museum
1 Samuel Spencer Drive
NC 28159
Ticket prices vary, see description for details.
Easter Bunny Express @ N.C. Transportation Museum

The Easter Bunny visits the N.C. Transportation Museum in Spencer for four fun-filled days!

Throughout our four day eggstravaganza, general admission tickets get you access to our museum grounds and exhibit buildings and include a socially distanced visit with the Easter Bunny where you’ll be able to take your own photos (masks must be worn). For an additional cost, have our professional onsite photographer take your family’s photos. Enjoy model trains and a springtime scavenger hunt as you explore the museum exhibits featuring trains, airplanes, automobiles, trucks, and more.

Please note, social distancing protocols will be followed and masks are required for photos whether you take them yourself or by our professional photographer.

Upgrade your visit with a train ride experience aboard our specially decorated Easter themed train!

Get your train ride tickets to enjoy a leisurely 25-minute ride. Your ticket also includes admission to the museum grounds and exhibit buildings. Before or after your ride, you’ll be able to enjoy a socially distanced visit with the Easter Bunny when you can take photos (masks must be worn).

No matter your ticket, each child will receive the following during their visit:

Treat Bag, Take Home Craft, and Coloring Sheet

March 27

Open 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Train rides at 10 & 11 a.m. and 1, 2 & 3 p.m.

March 28

Open 12 – 5 p.m.
Train rides at 1, 2 & 3 p.m.

April 2

Open 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Train rides at 10 & 11 a.m. and 1, 2 & 3 p.m.

April 3

Open 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Train rides at 10 & 11 a.m. and 1, 2 & 3 p.m.

General Admission Tickets

Adults: $7.00*
Child (3-12): $5.00*
Senior: $6.00*
Military: $6.00*

General Admission + Train Ride Tickets

Adults: $14.00*
Child (3-12): $10.00*
Senior: $12.00*
Military: $12.00*

*Does not include convenience or handling fees.

Kids under 3 are free and do not require a ticket. Members are free but are encouraged to reserve a ticket in advance using your membership number.

Your ticket purchases supports the ongoing operation of the N.C. Transportation Museum.
You should be in line for your train at the Barber Junction Visitor’s Center at least 15-minutes before your ride time.

Please enter via the main entrance at 1 Samuel Spencer Drive, Spencer, NC, and follow the signs to the Barber Junction Visitor’s Center, where you will redeem your tickets. Please have one adult member of your party come inside the Visitor’s Center to redeem tickets before touring the museum or getting in line for the train. The train ride departs from the Barber Junction Visitor’s Center. We encourage arrival at least 15-minutes before train time to allow time for boarding. Train rides last approximately 25-minutes.

COVID-19 Protocols

In accordance with COVID-19 considerations and health orders, cloth face masks are required on the train, in exhibit buildings, in the Gift Station, and anywhere social distancing of at least six feet is not possible. Enhanced cleaning protocols have been implemented on the train and throughout the site. Museum capacity is limited to 50% of full occupancy. Trains will be limited to 30% capacity and cars will be sanitized between each ride, including seats, windows, and handrails. Advanced purchasing is strongly encouraged for the train ride due to capacity limitations.

In accordance with CDC and other guidelines, access to some areas and exhibits will be limited or restricted. The museum is walking intensive and involves entering and exiting several buildings and outside areas. Visitors with mobility issues are encouraged to bring their own wheelchairs, walkers, etc., as required. One car of the train is equipped for ADA accessibility including two wheelchair spaces and the availability of a wheelchair lift. The other cars on the train are not ADA accessible due to the vintage nature of their construction.


And don’t forget your 3 W’s!

Wear. Wait. Wash: Wear a cloth face covering. Wait at least six feet away from others. Wash your hands or use hand sanitizer frequently. Hand sanitizer is available throughout the museum site.