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2015 - Museum Open Hours
Rockton, Rion and Western Railroad, Ticket Office, Gift Shop and Gallery
Day Month Open Close
Saturdays May 2, 9, 23 9:00 AM 3:30 PM
Saturdays June 6, 13, 20 & 27 9:00 AM 3:30 PM
Saturdays July 4, 11, 18, 25 9:00 AM 3:30 PM
Saturdays August 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 9:00 AM 3:30 PM
All September Closed Closed
Saturdays October 3, 17, 24 9:00 AM 3:30 PM
Saturday November 28 9:00 AM 3:30 PM
Saturdays December 5 and 12 9:00 AM 3:30 PM
** Museum is closed all other days and hours unless otherwise noted.
**There are no admission fees for the Gallery, the static walk-thru train or parking. Donations are welcomed!!

For train departure times on Operating and Special Event days, please see below:


Operating Season 2015: Saturdays only: June through August
Trains depart at 10:00 AM and 1:30 PM.






-Take an Excursion into Nature: Saturday: May 23 Only!!!!
Ride a special train hosted by USC Professor Rudy Mancke of ETVís Nature Scene.
Please click here for more information about this special event.

HURRY!! Space is very limited and the tickets sell quickly!!
ADVANCE RESERVATIONS ARE HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!!
Train trips departing at 10:00 AM and 2:30 PM Only!!
Ticket price is $20.00 per person all ages for this event.



-4th Annual Veteranís FAMILY EVENT: Saturday: May 23 Only!!!!
Only one train for this event departing at 1:00 PM !!
Active duty military and military veterains with their immediate family
please check in at the Ticket Office for tickets on the this day.

All others may purchase tickets online for this event or at the Ticket Office on this day.


Please click here for more information about this special trip.


We currently offer two types of charter service: The Group Coach Charter or the Dining/Lounge Car Charter.
Private train charters are available anytime during non operating times. All charters are operated on the Museum's railroad only.

For making charter arrangements, please contact the Charter Coordinator at 803-429-2883 or charters@scrm.org or write:
Attn: Charter Coordinator, The South Carolina Railroad Museum, Inc., P.O. Box 7246, Columbia, S.C. 29202-7246.



TICKET INFORMATION

NEW! PURCHASE ONLINE TICKETS HERE!


First Class**: $20 per passenger all ages Ride with style in the Dining car with large picture windows, seating at tables for four, a drink and snack, and heat/air conditioner. Limited tickets based on a first come/ first serve basis. First class car may not be available during some special events.
Coach: Prices vary depending on the event* Ride in our historic 1952 passenger cars which includes bench seating along open windows and a narrated tour.
Caboose: $12 per passenger all ages Enjoy a relaxing trip in a 1940 Nickel Plate Railroad caboose and get great pictures on the return train trip as the first car. For $1 extra per passenger, ride in the upper cupola for the trip (only 4 seats, based on very limited availability.) Caboose may not be available during some special events.
Open Air Car: $15 per passenger all ages Have the best view of the line and the countryside. Please note: this car will run rain or shine and is open to the sun and other elements, please dress accordingly.
Discounts: Senior $2.00 off on all ticket types except First Class car. Ages 65 and up with ID.
Military $2.00 off on all ticket types except First Class car. Active or retired individual with Military ID.
*Check the Buy Tickets page for pricing

Cash, personal checks, debit, Visa, Mastercard, Discover and American Express accepted

You can still purchase tickets before the scheduled trip at our ticket office (Saturdays only)



Business Address: The South Carolina Railroad Museum, Inc. o, SC 29180

Mailing Address: The South Carolina Railroad Museum, Inc.
P.O. Box 7246, Columbia, SC 29202-7246

Ticket Ordering: 803-712-4135   Business Number: 803-635-9893

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