[exp] [/exp]The Southern Museum of Civil War & Locomotive History is home to The General, a Confederate locomotive stolen by Union spies while its passengers &; crew were eating breakfast at the Lacy Hotel in Big Shanty, giving you a close-up look at a key piece of the Great Locomotive Chase, as well as other train-themed exhibitions, from Railroads: Lifelines of the Civil War to Glover Machine Works: Casting a New South.
Even better: Trains, Trains, Trains! will take place at the Southern Museum on Saturday, January 24, 2015. From 9:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m., there’ll be a model train expo, crafts, railroad artifacts, vendors selling a variety of train-related items in the General Emporium, & more.
Though coupons are not accepted for Trains, Trains, Trains!, it’s still a relatively inexpensive outing. Admission is $7.50 for adults, $6.50 for seniors, $5.50 for children ages 4-12, and free for children age three and under. While they last, you can pre-purchase tickets to Trains, Trains, Trains.
Southern Museum of Civil War & Locomotive History is located at 2829 Cherokee Street, Kennesaw.
FYI–Due to ongoing construction behind the Museum, visitors to “Trains, Trains, Trains” are encouraged to park at the Ben Robertson Community Center, located at 2753 Watts Drive in Kennesaw. A free shuttle running every few minutes will provide visitors with transportation to and from the Museum.