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2018 - Museum Open Days and Hours for the
Gift Shop, Gallery and Museum **No train rides on these days unless noted below**

Days Month Open Close Train Ride Days
Wednesday - Saturday April 10:00 AM 4:00 PM Steam Train on Saturday April 28 at 10:00 AM, 12:00 PM, 2:00 PM, 4:00 PM
Wednesday - Saturday May 10:00 AM 4:00 PM Steam Train on Saturdays May 5 and May 12 at 10:00 AM, 12:00 PM, 2:00 PM, 4:00 PM
Nature Train on Saturday May 19 at 10:30 AM
Wednesday - Saturday June 10:00 AM 4:00 PM Trains on Saturdays 6/2, 6/9, 6/16, 6/23, 6/30 at 10:00 AM, 1:30 PM
Wednesday - Saturday July 10:00 AM 4:00 PM Trains Saturdays on 7/7, 7/14, 7/21, 7/28 at 10:00 AM, 1:30 PM
Wednesday - Saturday August 10:00 AM 4:00 PM Trains Saturdays on 8/4, 8/11, 8/18, 8/26 at 10:00 AM, 1:30 PM

Parking is free. Donations are welcomed!!

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


Operating Season 2018: Saturdays only: June through August
Trains depart at 10:00 AM and 1:30 PM.








-Steam Train 2018: Saturdays: April 28, May 5 and May 12
Come join us and see the steam and smell the smoke and ride aboard the
Steam Train pulled by a fully operational steam locomotive!!
This will be an exciting event, so don't miss out!!


Train trips departing at: 10:00 AM, 12:00 PM, 2:00 PM and 4:00 PM.

Please click here to print the 2018 Steam Train flyer.



-Take an Excursion into Nature: Saturday: May 19 Only!!!!
Ride a special train hosted by USC Professor Rudy Mancke of ETVís Nature Scene.

This event is sold out!!





**Please note that some special events as noted above may have different pricing than the operating days listed below.



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 (including infants in carriers) 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.

First Class service is not currently available during the summer season as of 6/17/17. We hope to restore First Class service soon during the summer months.
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: $15 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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