Harborside Express Train Rides
Saturdays, weather permitting
11am to 2:00pm, last ticket sold at 1:30
The "Harborside Express" is an open air caboose that travels 1 mile up Harborside Dr., then returns to the Galveston Railroad Museum. The train rides are approximately 15 minutes long. Boarding for the Harborside Express begins at 11:00 am, with the last train ride train ride ticket sold at 1:30 pm. The train is a standing ride without seats. Due to the caboose being open air, the rides will sometimes be closed during inclement weather. Train crew takes a 30 minute lunch break in the noon hour.
Ticket to ride the Train: $5, ages 3+
in addition to museum admission
April 27-28, 2020, 10am - 5pm
The 13th Annual Model Train Show will return to the Galveston Railroad Museum on April 27-28, 2020. The Model train show was started in 2004, and after a 3-year hiatus following Hurricane Ike, returned in 2012. The show features model train layouts from train clubs around the area.
Admission: Adults 13+ $12
Children 12 & under FREE
November 15-17, 22-24, & 27-30
December 1, 6-8, 13-15, 20-22, 23, & 26-29
The story of The Polar Express is being theatrically re-created so you and your family can be immersed in the sights, sounds and intrigue of this classic children’s tale.
Set to the soundtrack of the motion picture, passengers will relive the magic of the classic story as they are whisked away on THE POLAR EXPRESS™ for a magical one-hour trip to meet Santa.