Get your Choo-Choo on

Southeastern Railway Museum - Second Thursday for moms and tots.


 


WHO/WHAT:

Second Thursday at SRM



WHEN/WHERE:

Thursdays beginning April  8,  2010

10am - 11:30am

SOUTHEASTERN RAILWAY MUSEUM

3595 Buford Hwy

Duluth, GA 30096

ABOUT THE Event:


 

The Southeastern Railway Museum is happy to announce its new Second Thursday Preschool Program arriving April 8th, 2010. The museum will be presenting a different transportation-themed program the second Thursday of each month from 10:30am – 12:00 noon. The program will be tailored to children ages one to four and will include a circle time, activity, and craft. Parents and other caregivers will enjoy exploring trains, trucks, tractors, and other transportation themes with their children. The program is $7 per child with one adult free per family. You do not need to sign-up for the program. To attend, check-in at the ticket counter by 10:00 AM on the second Thursday of any month. We can’t wait to see you there. If you have any questions please contact the museum’s Education Coordinator, Beth Kovach, at 770-495-0253 extension 2, or education@southeasternrailwaymuseum.org.


 

ABOUT THE Museum:

 

The Southeastern Railway Museum has been in operation since 1970 and is "Georgia's Official Transportation History Museum". The museum has over 80 other pieces of retired railway rolling stock including vintage steam and diesel locomotives, passenger coaches, private business cars, a World War II army troop kitchen, wooden freight cars, railway post office car and maintenance of way equipment. Transit history is represented with a cross section of busses and trolleys from the early 1900's through the mid 1980's. The museum is also home to MARTA's historic bus fleet which includes busses from many of the predecessor systems to MARTA. Many other items from Georgia's transportation history are also presented on the museum's 35-acre site. 

The museum is open on it's restricted winter schedule, open ONLY on Saturday, 10am – 5pm, each week, through March 27.  The museum will resume expanded hours April 1.

The museum is located at 3595 Buford Hwy in Duluth.
Directions: From I-85 northbound, exit at Pleasant Hill Road. Turn left (west), pass Gwinnett Place Mall, and continue approx. 3 miles to Buford Highway (US 23/GA13). Turn right (north) on Buford Highway. Travel approx. ¼ mile to Peachtree Road, turn left, cross railroad tracks, then turn right into museum entrance.

For maps or more information please visit the museum's website... www.southeasternrailwaymuseum.org.



CONTACT:

Beth Kovach, Southeastern Railway Museum  770-495-0253 x2  or email:    education@srmduluth.org


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