Bowling Green, Kentucky

Schedule of Events

2016 Events and Programming

Historic RailPark & Train Museum

 

JANUARY

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.

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.

31 – SOKY Bridal Expo at Knicely Conference Center – We’ll be set up at this event to meet with brides and grooms looking for a venue for weddings and receptions.

FEBRUARY

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.

12, 13&14 – Romance at the RailPark – Valentines Dinner on the Diner presented by Sweet Temptations and Morris Jewelry.

20 – sHOw Club 15th Annual Train Show & Sale

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.

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 hung.  $12.95 adult tickets, $7.95 child ticket, 2 and under FREE

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.

?? – National Train Day – Model train displays set up in the L&N Depot Lobby

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.

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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