Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum

Currently Closed
  • Address: 4119 Cromwell Rd, Chattanooga, Tennessee 37421, 37421, United States
  • Timings: 10:00 am - 04:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +1-4238948028
  • Fax: +1-3145334083
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Museum, Tourist Center, Family And Kids, Exhibition , Social, Arts, Museums

Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum - Review

Hop aboard the vintage Tennessee Valley rails and take a ride into the past. This moving museum offers a memorable experience by taking you into a historical journey to visit the past of Chattanooga. However, the journey is not only to revisit history. Rather it is much more than just a source of entertainment. The age old vintage carriage takes you through the serene beauty of Chattanooga and pre-Civil War Missionary Ridge tunnel. According to the history, in the year 1961 the local residents came together with the aim of preserving the steam locomotives and passenger trains. Miraculously, they succeeded in doing so.

Don’t miss trademark attraction of Chattanooga. The whistling sound of this age old engine and the surround beauty is bound to ignite your romantic mood.

Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum Information

  • For group visits, minimum 20 people is allowed in peak seasons and 50 people in off season.

Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum Ticket Prices

  • For tickets of the rides, you need to visit the official website.

Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum Opening and Closing Hours

  • Trains run at various times, especially weekends. Visit the calendar for schedule.

How To reach Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum by Public Transport

  • By car

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  • 90.84% of people who visit Chattanooga include Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum in their plan

  • 60.42% of people start their Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum visit around 11 AM - 12 PM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum

Thursday, Saturday and Sunday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum

People normally club together Incline Railway Of The Lookout Mountain and Chattanooga Zoo while planning their visit to Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum.

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Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum, Chattanooga Reviews

  • Went to the Day Out with Thomas event. Both boys (5 years old and 9 years old) had a blast. They played mini golf (Holes to Go), rode the train, saw the magic show 2 times and ate really good food. The younger one did the bounce house while the older one went to the petting zoo. The exhibit train cars were open and my wife and I were able to show the kids on the map where the rails went downtown in the early 1900's. Enough stuff to do to spend the whole day. Highly recommend the place.

  • This attraction is mainly for kids who love trains. Avg time : 2 hours. Again this will change based on the ride you choose. Stroller: Allowed and just before boarding for train ride you can park in the station. Your kids will enjoy a lot . There are different ride option for kids to choose like Thomas train and missionary locals for adults who can experience a short train ride. You get to see a turntable demonstration where the huge steam engine is rotated 180 degrees which then drives back to the station. Also train pass through a tunnel which would be a good experience for people who don't travel often in trains and specially for kids.

  • Took our toddler with special needs who is currently obsessed with trains. This was the most fun he has ever had and the environment was so welcoming and relaxing that I was able to have the most fun with him I think I have ever had. Seriously. Bring your kids (or kids at heart) who love trains and relax and enjoy the ride. I am considering the annual pass at this point. Awesome experience and we can't wait to go back. Totally worth the drive up from Atlanta.

  • Museum was cool. Went for their Thomas the Train event. Sounded better on paper. Our child has Autism and loves Thomas and bounce houses so we decided to take him for his birthday. Got there and only one bounce house for children under 5 and he was 7 so he was very disappointed. The other things to do consisted of long lines getting your picture taken with a character and then they would gladly sell you a photo. A couple of booths with toy trains and our favorite the goat petting area. All and all it was a lot to pay for a short train ride for a family of 4.

  • The whole day was awesome! We did the Thomas the train trip! I wish it had been a little easier to find the stamp's at each place, but besides that it was a awesome day! The kids loved it and everything was fun and clean and the staff worked so hard but had a smile on the whole time. Way to go guys! We will definitely be returning visitors!

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