New York Times Travel Section
Best things to do when you only have 36 hours in Naples.
The Museum and Ride are number 6 on the list.
Ride the outdoor scale train pulled by
live steam or diesel locomotives.
At any given time there are 10 trains operating simultaneously on the layout. One of these is “Thomas” which is always a big hit with the young at heart. But the real main attraction for kids is the large variety of accessories that they can operate from buttons located on the front of the layout. In fact parents and grandparents seem to get as much fun from loading blocks of ice or sawing logs as the kids do.
Starting November 2 the Train Museum is open from 10am to 2pm on Fridays and Saturdays
The last train ride is at 1:55pm.
The Train Museum and Train Ride are available for private birthday parties on Saturdays from 2 to 4pm.
Admission: Free for children under 3, $3 for children 3 to 14, $7 for children over 14 and adults.
Admission includes a ride on the outdoor train.
See the scenic, multi-level Train Display in action. Push buttons to see what is going to happen next. See yourself in a miniature drive-in movie theater. See "Thomas the Tank Engine" run amongst interactive circus and park accessories.
Reminisce at the Wall of Trains featuring original Lionel locomotives and rolling stock including some rare models.
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The Train Museum is now open Fridays and Saturdays
From 10:00am to 2pm.
Last train ride 1:55pm
A Children's Holiday Special
Friday, Dec. 21 and Saturday, Dec. 22.
Ride the Holiday Express and visit with Santa.
See Lionel's Thomas and Polar Express and 8 other trains in action.