Night by the Tracks: Family Camp Out

Bring the family and your camping gear, tent camping only for A Night by the Tracks at the NC Transportation Museum.

Reserve a 15'x15' plot for a night spent by the tracks, surrounded by the history of historic Spencer Shops. Setup on the north end of the property takes place from 4-6pm, Saturday, July 21st. The Gift Station will remain open until 6 pm to allow campers to shop.

Saturday evening activities will include dinner of hamburgers and hot dogs and the trimmings. There will be games, scavenger hunt, crafts. storytime, an ice cream bar, and a Legends by Lantern tour. Rides abour rail car speeders will also be offered to families for an up close view of the rails.

Sunday morning, wake up to a breakfast of doughnuts, pastries, fruit, coffee, and juice. All camping equipment and other personal belongings must be removed by 10am on Sunday.

***Advance payment and pre-registration are required. Registrations are due by July 16, 2018. Reservations are non-refundable. Rain date for August 4, 2018

  • Dates: 7/22/2018
  • Location: North Carolina Transportation Museum
  • Address: 1 Samuel Spencer Drive, Spencer, NC 28159
  • Phone: (704) 636-2889
  • Time: 4:00 PM to 10:00 AM
  • Price: $50 for General Public, $40 for NCTM Members