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THE POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Ride

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POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Ride Covid-19 Safety Plan

POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Ride FAQs update 7/23/2020

 

THE POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Ride

THE POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Ride at the National Railroad Museum features a live rendition of the Hot Chocolate Dance followed by a dramatic reading of the original Polar Express™ book. Patrons then board the train for the ride to the North Pole. Once we reach the top of the world, Santa personally greets each and every child.

TICKETS GO ON SALE JULY 25, 2020 AT 10 A.M.

 

2020 Schedule

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TICKET PRICES AND TRAIN CARS

ALL RIDERS REQUIRE A TICKET

Northern Lights: $21.75
The Northern Lights is a bi-level train car that offers a lot of excitement for those believers heading to the North Pole. Take a seat on the main level or in the upper level and enjoy a fun ride to visit with the man in the red suit, the one, the only, Santa Claus.

Glacier Gulch: $27.00
Step onto this commuter coach and get ready to take a fun-filled trip to the North Pole. You never know who will make an appearance on the train, so throw on your favorite holiday jammies and get ready to go on a memorable adventure.

Arctic Circle: $39.50/ tickets must be purchased in blocks of four
Join the conductor aboard a 1920s dining car. With table seating, gaze out the windows as you take in the sights of the snowy landscape, as you are whisked towards the North Pole and Santa’s home.

Spirit of the Season – Dining: $39.50/tickets must be purchased in blocks of four
Are you a believer? Grab your mom and dad, grandma and grandpa, and enjoy the trip to the North Pole by riding in the dining area of a 1939 dinette and observation car. Up and down, round and round, the Spirit of the Season will get you to Santa’s workshop on time.

Spirit of the Season – Lounge: $47.00
Sit back in the luxury of the lounge car as you take a trip with the other believers. Enjoy the sights and sounds as you are whisked off towards the North Pole. Will you get the first gift of Christmas? Hop on board and find out.