All Aboard the Akron Express

Akron Children's Museum Train Event
Posted on 03/03/2020
Image of Tommy the Train Engineer MonsterAkron Children's Museum invites you to explore the wonder and excitement of the world of trains at its second annual train event March 28-29 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Children will be able to play with trains, meet the train conductors and engineers, and explore train exhibits with local experts and fellow train enthusiasts. There will also be a free showing of the PBS movie "Dinosaur Train: I Love Trains," construction of trains out of Legos and a special ride around Lock 3 Park on the M&M Railroad trackless train. Guests can make and take home their very own Choo Choo Chow train trail mix snack, enjoy popcorn and receive a temporary train tattoo with admission. Also included in the event are Lock 3 Park (with hot food and snacks available for purchase), Home Depot (hosting a make-and-take vehicle-building workshop) and Burning River N Society (a Northeast Ohio railroad club). Tickets are $10/members and $12/non-members per day and include train activities and admission to the regular museum exhibits. Rides on the M&M Railroad Train are sold separately for $5/person between 11:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. on both days. For more information or tickets, visit Also, a limited number of vendor spaces are still available for $75 by emailing [email protected]. Businesses may also purchase an ad for the booklet.
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