North Carolina Transportation Museum

This family-friendly attraction is filled with interesting exhibits and special events. Four large exhibit buildings represent the remaining structures of the historic Spencer Shops, once Southern Railroad's largest steam locomotive repair facility on the east coast. The museum is a source of education and fun for the young and old. There's plenty to see and do from train rides to scenic excursions, special visits from Thomas the Train and more.
January 16, 2020 - March 29, 2020

Commemorating Blackbeard’s notorious adventures along the N.C. coast, this traveling exhibit from the N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources includes...

February 14, 2020 - February 15, 2020

This special Valentine's Day-themed offering features a cocktail hour inside the museum, with a special traveling exhibit on display, Blackbeard's Queen Anne's...

Dates vary between March 7, 2020 - March 28, 2020

It's time for YOU to be “At the Throttle” of an authentic, restored, coal-fired steam locomotive, Jeddo Coal #85, also known as “Mack”. No previous locomotive...

March 21, 2020

This high-flying aviation event features displays and flight activities from the Wright Brothers Flyer to modern aircraft of today. Enjoy flight simulators,...