Holiday Model Trains Display
Date(s) - 11/21/2017 - 12/31/2017
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
One of 13 featured Model Train Displays in USA TODAY: http://www.usatoday.com/picture-gallery/travel/experience/america/2017/11/30/holiday-train-displays-around-the-usa/108170906/
This is the Monmouth Museum’s 30th year presenting the popular Holiday Model Trains display in their Main Gallery of the Museum. This is one of the most unique Train Exhibitions in the world because it is surrounded by an International Juried Art Exhibition, this year’s theme is, Hope for the Holidays, which also includes a Kids Edition whom have created pieces of great hope!! The trains have 6 lines on 3 levels, with over 1200 scale feet of track. The model train layout includes an airport and Jersey Shore seaside boardwalk amusement park. Much of the community is represented by the various real estate named for local businesses and families. The Ocean County Society of Model Railroaders assemble the Holiday Model Trains and create numerous upgrades and additions to this ever-expanding display. The exhibition is designed for kids of all ages, with interactive buttons accessible for their height. In addition, if you bring your children to see the Trains, the Museum has two children’s wings with various interactive activities in Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math. There are a variety of Children’s Holiday activities planned around the train exhibition including a parade around the Museum and Model Train Display with a ginger-ale toast on New Year’s Eve at 2pm. The Holiday Train Display runs through December 31, 2017.
Admission is $8 Open Tuesday-Saturday 10am-5pm and Sunday 12pm-5pm.