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Christmas at the Museum

All Aboard! The North Pole Express will be departing this December from the Parrish train station!

Whether you have traveled on the North Pole Express in the past or this is your first trip with us, be sure to review all the details below to help plan your journey accordingly.

Please note: The train will not remain at the North Pole this year. All personal belongings must be taken with you as there will be no access to the train or cabooses during your time at the North Pole.

A limited number of additional tickets have been made available each night on the North Pole Express. Click Buy Tickets Now to see real-time availability. Do not delay, tickets are selling quickly!

Standby may be available each evening for unclaimed tickets. Unclaimed tickets are processed 20 minutes prior to departure and made available for purchase by stand-by guests on a first-come, first-served basis. The availability of tickets, seating locations and prices will vary.


North Pole Express

The Caboose

Tickets


1. Dates and Timetable


The North Pole Express will depart at 5:30 PM and 7:00 PM on the following dates:


December 5, 6, 7, 8

December 12, 13, 14, 15

December 19, 20, 21, 22

Timetable

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Depart Parrish, FL

5:30 PM

7:00 PM

Arrive North Pole

6:00 PM

7:30 PM

Depart North Pole

7:55 PM

9:15 PM

Return to Parrish, FL

8:25 PM

9:45 PM

Boarding begins 30 minutes before departure.

The train will depart on-time. Be sure to allow extra travel time for traffic, parking, ticket pickup and boarding.


2. Ticket Prices


Tickets are valid for round-trip travel from Parrish to the North Pole. Children under 1 traveling without a ticket must ride on a lap.

December 5, 8, 12, 15 & 19

Coach
Class

Excursion
Class

First
Class

Caboose
Class

Adults

$24

$36

$49

$639

Children
1-11

$20

$31

$43

Under 1

FREE

FREE

FREE



December 6, 7, 13, 14, 20, 21 & 22

Coach
Class

Excursion
Class

First
Class

Caboose
Class

Adults

$29

$43

$59

$819

Children
1-11

$24

$37

$52

Under 1

FREE

FREE

FREE


The Party Caboose is available for exclusive charter and accommodates up to 16 guests with one flat charge. Find out more about the caboose.

Group and reciprocal program discounts are not valid during special events.

A ticketing fee applies to online and telephone purchases. The fee helps pay for our ticketing system and ranges from $2.00 to $3.00 per ticket.


3. Children

4. Classes of Service

5. Wheelchairs and Special Needs

6. Buying Tickets

7. Wait Lists

8. Ticket Exchanges

9. Ticket Refunds

10. Getting Your Tickets


Local Area


1. Places to Stay

2. Things to Do


At the Station


1. Arrive Early

2. Parking

3. Boarding

4. Accessibility and Wheelchairs

5. Restrooms


Onboard the Train


1. Safety

2. Dress Appropriately

3. Food and Drink

4. Strollers, Bags and Coolers

5. Restrooms

6. Smoking

7. Carolers



At the North Pole


1. Accessibility

2. Personal Belongings

3. Restrooms

4. Smoking

5. Food and Drink

6. Activities

7. Visiting Santa























Five Golden Rings!
Photo - Gary W. Sweetman Photography
Santa visiting with children on his sleigh
Photo - Gary W. Sweetman Photography
Marshmallows roasting on an open fire
Photo - Gary W. Sweetman Photography
A Christmas Train
Photo - Gary W. Sweetman Photography
Making reindeer food
Photo - Gary W. Sweetman Photography
Santa’s Train Crew!
Photo - Gary W. Sweetman Photography
Steamed Up for the Holidays
Photo - Gary W. Sweetman Photography