The all-volunteer crew at the Tennessee Central Railway Museum hosts round-trip train rides from Nashville to locations east including Lebanon, Watertown, Cookeville, and Monterey.
Rides start at the museum, which includes a library, model trains, and railway artifacts. You can check out the museum before taking a variety of excursions trips always include unique adventures from train robberies, music, civil war reenactments, and on-board murder mysteries to Watertown's famous mile long yard sale and seasonal visits from Santa and the Easter Bunny.
The Museum Hobby Shop is the place for all your modeling needs. They carry inventory of N and HO scale equipment from Atlas, Athearn, Kadee, Walthers, and many others. And, if we don't have what you need, we can order it for you. Museum members are eligible for a discount on most items. The Hobby Shop hours are Tuesday Noon - 4 PM, Thursday Noon to 6 PM and Saturday's 9 AM - 3 PM.
The Museum office is staffed Monday through Saturday from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
2016 Excursion Schedule
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Jan 30 Charter Trip to DelMonaco Winery
Feb 13 Valentine's Day Murder Mystery Trip
Feb 20 DelMonaco Winery Trip
Mar 26 Easter Bunny Trip
Apr 2 DelMonaco Winery Trip
Apr 16 Spring Mile-Long Yard Sale Trip
May 7 Dogwood Spring Festival Trip
May 21 Train Robbery Trip
June 25 DelMonaco Winery Trip
July 9 Murder Mystery Trip to Watertown Music Fest
July 16 DelMonaco Winery Trip
Aug 6 DelMonaco Winery Trip
Sept 3 Day Out With Thomas The Tank Engine
Sept 4 Day Out With Thomas The Tank Engine
Sept 11 Day Out With Thomas The Tank Engine
Sept 12 Day Out With Thomas The Tank Engine
Oct 1 Train RobberyTrip
Oct 8 Fall Mile-Long Yard Sale Trip
Oct 15 Super Fall Foliage Trip
Oct 22 Super Fall Foliage Trip
Oct 29 Super Fall Foliage Trip
Nov 5 Chater Trip to DelMonaco Winery
Nov 12 DelMonaco Winery Trip
Nov 26 North Pole Express with Santa
Dec 3 North Pole Express with Santa - Two Trips
Dec 10 North Pole Express with Santa - Two Trips