Special Events

  • Peter Cottontail Express - Since our inaugural Peter Cottontail Express was such a resounding success, the museum has decide to start off every season that way. The children get to visit with Peter Cottontail and his helpers and parents will be able to take their picture together before they get on the train or while they are on the train. All the youngsters will get a special treat from Peter Cottontail before the day is done. These leisurely rides last approximately forty minutes. Call (256) 851-NARM for more information. For prices to this event, please go to our price page . For schedule dates, please go to our schedule page .
  • Mother's Day Special- In tribute to moms we present our Mother's Day Special train trips. Who can say no to those great moms? Make her proud by treating her to a wonderful train ride (and a special flower).  Have her picture made beside the "Mother's Day Special" sign on the front of the locomotive.  Make mom feel special and make some great memories at the same time! For prices to this event, please go to our price page.  For schedule dates, please go to our schedule page .
  • Father's Day Special- Let's not forget about Dad either ! He's worked hard and deserves a special day and a relaxing train ride on the Mercury & Chase Railroad.  For prices to this event, please go to our price page .  For schedule dates, please go to our schedule page .
  • Senior Caravan- We feel that the "seniors" among us should have their day in the sun as well.  We are limited as far as handicap accessibility but we will make every effort to see that everyone is accommodated.  Please contact our ticket agent for more details and special discounts.  We gladly invite the general public to take these train rides as well.  For schedule dates, please go to our schedule page .
  • Victory Special / The Patriot- For Armed Forces / Veteran's Day come help us celebrate America and those that helped make it possible for us to live in a free country.  You can't get much more American than railroading, because railroading helped build this country and brought it together as a nation ! Have your picture made next to the "Victory Special / The Patriot" sign proudly displayed on the front of the train.  These are usually full length trips and last approximately one hour and forty minutes.  For prices to this event, please go to our price page .  For schedule dates, please go to our schedule page .
  • Pumpkin' Pickin' Train - We have a new train this year, it's called the Punkin' Pickin' Run and it's in October. With this train, the riders will be allowed to disembark from the train at Normal and enter our punkin' patch. The children will be allowed to select a pumpkin (included in the price of their ticket) and take it back to Chase on the train and then home. .
  • Fall Color Special- This is the time of year when the leaves put on their show for us, and there's nothing like a scenic train trip through the colorful foliage on the Mercury & Chase Railroad.  For prices to this event, please go to our price page .  For schedule dates, please go to our schedule page .
  • Santa Train - Come on out and see the train decorated inside and out.  Talk and visit with Santa on the train and let the little ones have their picture made with him.  And surprise, all the good youngsters will get a special treat from Santa before the day is done.  We have expanded our schedule to try and make sure everyone gets to ride that wants to.  These leisurely Santa Train rides last approximately forty minutes.  Call (256) 851-NARM for more information.  For prices to this event, please go to our price page .  For schedule dates, please go to our schedule page .
  • The train is also available for special chartered events.  Birthday party packages are available also.  Please contact the museum at (256) 851-NARM for more details and to make reservations. 

Please note:   Reservations can now be made through this website by clicking on the "Buy Tickets" button, or by calling the Chase Depot at 256-851-6276 (NARM).  Also you may use your credit card to pay for the purchase. Please, when you visit, do not walk on top of the rails or allow children to.  Rails are very slippery and can cause a very nasty fall.  We want your visit to the museum to be an enjoyable one.

Street address:
North Alabama Railroad Museum, Inc.
694 Chase Road
Huntsville, Alabama
Mailing address:
North Alabama Railroad Museum, Inc.
P.O. Box 4163
Huntsville, Alabama 35815-4163
Phone: 256-851-6276 (For Ticket Information)
 

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