Bowling Green, Kentucky

Schedule of Events

2016 Events and Programming

Historic RailPark & Train Museum

MARCH

5 – sHOw Model Train Club – Meets at 10am in the Michael Buchanan Meeting Room at the L&N Depot.  Anyone interested in model trains is invited to attend.

26 – Brunch with the Bunny – Brunch, story time, photos and egg hunt.  $12.95 adult tickets, $7.95 child ticket, 2 and under FREE.  Brunch is catered by Wild Eggs.  Advance reservations are required and can be made by calling 270-745-7317.

28 – NRHS– Meets at 6:30pm in the Michael Buchanan Meeting Room at the L&N Depot.  Anyone interested in the history trains is invited to attend.

APRIL

2 – sHOw Model Train Club – Meets at 10am in the Michael Buchanan Meeting Room at the L&N Depot.  Anyone interested in model trains is invited to attend.

6 –Train Model Camp –  9am-4pm train modeling day camp.

13 –Train Model Camp –  9am-4pm train modeling day camp.

25 – NRHS– Meets at 6:30pm in the Michael Buchanan Meeting Room at the L&N Depot.  Anyone interested in the history trains is invited to attend.

30 – JUNK’tion Market – Spring Sale – Upscale Crafters Shopping Event, Vendor space is available.

MAY

7 – sHOw Model Train Club – Meets at 10am in the Michael Buchanan Meeting Room at the L&N Depot.  Anyone interested in model trains is invited to attend.

8 – Mother’s Day– Free Admission for Mom with paid Child admission

23 – NRHS– Meets at 6:30pm in the Michael Buchanan Meeting Room at the L&N Depot.  Anyone interested in the history trains is invited to attend.

JUNE

4 – sHOw Model Train Club – Meets at 10am in the Michael Buchanan Meeting Room at the L&N Depot.  Anyone interested in model trains is invited to attend.

TBA – Caboose Camp – Summer Camp ages 3-6

TBA – Conductor Camp – Summer Camp ages 7-12

5 – Fairy Garden Tour– Bowling Green Garden Club tour stop

19 – Father’s Day– Free Admission for Dads with paid Child admission

27 – NRHS– Meets at 6:30pm in the Michael Buchanan Meeting Room at the L&N Depot.  Anyone interested in the history trains is invited to attend.

 JULY

2 – sHOw Model Train Club – Meets at 10am in the Michael Buchanan Meeting Room at the L&N Depot.  Anyone interested in model trains is invited to attend.

TBA – Caboose Camp – Summer Camp ages 3-6

TBA – Conductor Camp – Summer Camp ages 7-12

25 – NRHS– Meets at 6:30pm in the Michael Buchanan Meeting Room at the L&N Depot.  Anyone interested in the history trains is invited to attend.

AUGUST

6 – sHOw Model Train Club – Meets at 10am in the Michael Buchanan Meeting Room at the L&N Depot.  Anyone interested in model trains is invited to attend.

22 – NRHS– Meets at 6:30pm in the Michael Buchanan Meeting Room at the L&N Depot.  Anyone interested in the history trains is invited to attend.

SEPTEMBER

3 – sHOw Model Train Club – Meets at 10am in the Michael Buchanan Meeting Room at the L&N Depot.  Anyone interested in model trains is invited to attend.

22 – Spirits at the Depot – Annual fundraiser for Big Brothers, Big Sisters

24 – Tuxedo Junction – 2nd Annual Dinner on the Diner Fundraiser with Chef Griggs

26 – NRHS– Meets at 6:30pm in the Michael Buchanan Meeting Room at the L&N Depot.  Anyone interested in the history trains is invited to attend.

OCTOBER

1 – sHOw Model Train Club – Meets at 10am in the Michael Buchanan Meeting Room at the L&N Depot.  Anyone interested in model trains is invited to attend.

2 – 91st Anniversary– Open House 2-4pm to celebrate L&N Depot 91st Anniversary

14-29 – Haunted Lantern Train Tours– Evening Tours

20 – Family Fun Night – Haunted Lantern Tours will have added family fun activities

22 – JUNK’tion Market– Fall Sale – Upscale Crafters Shopping Event, Vendor space is available.

24 – NRHS– Meets at 6:30pm in the Michael Buchanan Meeting Room at the L&N Depot.  Anyone interested in the history trains is invited to attend.

NOVEMBER

2 – Early Polar Express Registration Opens – Open to RailPark Members

5 – sHOw Model Train Club – Meets at 10am in the Michael Buchanan Meeting Room at the L&N Depot.  Anyone interested in model trains is invited to attend.

11 – Polar Express Registration Opens – Non-members

28 – NRHS– Meets at 6:30pm in the Michael Buchanan Meeting Room at the L&N Depot.  Anyone interested in the history trains is invited to attend.

28-30 – Polar Express

DECEMBER

1 – Polar Express

3 – sHOw Model Train Club – Meets at 10am in the Michael Buchanan Meeting Room at the L&N Depot.  Anyone interested in model trains is invited to attend.

3 – Christmas Parade in Downtown Bowling Green

3-4 – Festival of Trains

 5-8 – Polar Express

19 – NRHS– Meets at 6:30pm in the Michael Buchanan Meeting Room at the L&N Depot.  Anyone interested in the history trains is invited to attend.

2 Comments

  1. Melissa
    March 22, 2016    

    Good morning. Where is the breakfast and egg hunt held….at the Rail Park? How long are the tours? I have bought a groupon for two and is wondering what that actually covers. Is the tours guided?

  2. admin
    March 31, 2016    

    Our guided train tour last about 45 minutes. The museum is self-guided but can usually be completed in about 30 to 45 minutes.

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Historic Railpark & Train Museum Information

The Museum Address:
401 Kentucky St.
Bowling Green, KY 42101

We are located in between I-65 exits 28 and 26

The Museum Hours:
Tuesday – Saturday 9AM – 5PM
Sunday 1PM – 4PM

Our prices include both a guided tour and a self guided tour. Our guided tour walks you through our 5 railcars outside. The self guided tour is only for the museum, which is 2 stories and full of interesting exhibits

**Our tours on Monday-Saturday start at 10AM and the last one is around 3:00 or 3:30. On Sunday we offer two tours and they are at 1:30 and 2:30. Please call if you have any questions about times**

The Museum's Ticket Prices:
Adults (Age 13-59) $12
Seniors (60+) $10
Children (Ages 5-12) $6
Under Age 4 are Free
Family (5+ paid Admission) $50
Group Rate (10+ Adults) $7

Discounts (applied to adult price):
Active Military Free
Veteran $10
Employee $10
WKU - ID $10
HRP Member $10
Nat. Railway Association $10