Job Openings at the RailPark!

To apply for a job, please visit the RailPark to complete an application or send a resume to director@historicrailpark.com!

The Historic RailPark & Train Museum is looking for a Game Operator for Escape Games at the RailPark!

The Game Master is responsible for administering escape games for players/participants during their game experience at the RailPark. You will play the role of a character and interact with customers from start to finish. The majority of available hours will be Thursday through Sunday.

Responsibilities: •Meet and greet customers •Explain the game and rules •Monitor the train and give hints when needed •Take pictures of customers when they leave •Quickly reset the train for the next group

Must be at least 16 years old.

The Historic RailPark & Train Museum is looking for a Gift Shop Attendant!

The Gift Shop Attendant is directly responsible for the prompt, efficient, and courteous service of guests, collecting monies and for meeting many other guest needs during their visit to the RailPark.

Responsibilities: •Offer a welcoming greeting to all customers •Initiate conversation with customers •Sell tickets and merchandise in the RailPark Gift Shop •Maintain gift shop inventory by stocking shelves •Conduct guided tours of five restored railcars

Must be at least 16 years old and available to work Monday, Wednesday & Friday 8:30am-12:00pm.

 

Open Auditions for Haunted lantern Tours 2016!

Open auditions for “Haunted Lantern Tours – Haunting of the Hoboes” will take place at the Historic RailPark & Train Museum on Friday, August 26.

The Historic RailPark & Train Museum announces an open call audition for adults and children for the production of the 2nd Annual Haunted Lantern Tours on August 26, 2016. The RailPark seeks male and female actors as young as 6 years old to play various characters during the productions evening tours.

Audition signups will take place in the lobby of the L&N Depot on a first-come, first served basis on Friday, August 26, beginning at 5:00pm. Interested participants should enter through the front doors of the L&N Depot (401 Kentucky Street, Bowling Green, KY). Every participant auditioning for a speaking part should bring a picture. Resumes are not required but will be accepted.

Auditions will consist of a cold read provided during the audition procedure. Callbacks will be held the Monday, August 29. Read thru and initial meetings will be held September 1. Rehearsals begin September 2 in Bowling Green KY.

Haunted Lantern Tours presented by Trent Bedding will be run at the Historic RailPark and Train Museum from October 20 – 29, 2016.

Actors are needed for the following roles:

Clyde River – young male – ghostly hobo (Shadow Train)

Elbert Jenkins – middle age or mature male – railway worker (Hobo Fire)

Henrietta Murphy – mature female – grandmother (Hobo Helper)

Oscar Murphy – young boy – grandson (Hobo Helper)

Bill Henderson –mature male – ghostly hobo (Hobo Bill)

Mack McCloud – middle age or mature male – train passenger (Ghost Traveler)

Patty McCloud – middle age or mature female – train passenger (Ghost Traveler)

Matilda Worthington – young female – ghostly bride

Lil Johnny Worthington – young boy – ghostly bride’s son

Mr. White – middle age or mature male – orphan escort (Orphan Train)

Gertie Jane – young girl – orphan girl (Orphan Train)

Orphan Girl – young girl – orphaned girl Need 3 (Orphan Train)

Orphan Boy – young boy – orphaned boy Need 3 (Orphan Train)

Crew members for props, costumes, extras and sound effects are needed as well. If you would like to volunteer in any capacity for this production, please feel free to come to the audition to complete a crew application.

Haunted Lantern Tours will come alive again this October with our second year. This year we will tell the stories of the Haunted Hobos. Visitors will encounter ghostly hoboes throughout the Depot and our restored railcars. Storytellers will share a tale with you sure to give you a case of the goosebumps.   These historical tales come straight from the old days of train travel.

Step back in time with us every Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm October 20-29th. Family Fun Night is October 20th 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm. Admission will be half price during Family Fun Night. Join us Thursday, October 27th when we will White Squirrel Brewery on tap! Visitors 21 and up will get to sample a different beer in every car.

During the evening tours we will have hot cocoa, apple cider and snacks available for purchase. To learn more about this event you can check out our website www.historicrailpark.com, find us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Haunted Lantern Tours is presented by Trent Bedding.  You will also be able to hear interviews of our cast on the Tony Rose show airing on D93, one of our sponsors. Be sure to watch WNKY, another sponsor, to see interviews about the event.

Adult Tickets: $10, Child Ticket (ages 3-12) $6, Children 2 and under are FREE. You can get tickets by visiting the RailPark at 401 Kentucky Street in Downtown Bowling Green or by calling 270-745-7317.

 

Summer Hours May 1 – October 31

Monday – Saturday – 9AM-6PM

Sundays – 11AM-4PM

Winter Hours November 1 – April 30

Monday – CLOSED

Tuesdays – Saturday – 10AM-4PM

Sundays – 1PM-4PM

 

Daily Train Tour Schedule

Monday – Saturday: 9:15am, 10:15am, 11:15am, 12-1pm Break, 1:15pm, 2:15pm, 3:15pm, 4:15pm, 5:15pm – Train Tour only, no museum visit for late arrivals.

Sunday: 11:15am, 12:15pm, 1:15pm, 2:15pm, 3:15pm – Train Tour only, no museum visit for late arrivals.