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.
February 24, 2017 - February 28, 2018

"How the West Was Won: Trains and the Transformation of Western NC" tells the story of the coming of the railroads after the Civil War and the impact they had...

Dates vary between September 29, 2017 - October 8, 2017

Thomas and Percy share duties pulling the passenger and caboose trains from 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Visitors can meet Sir Topham Hatt, enjoy live music, see magic...