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In a Nutshell

Weave through timbered foothills, alongside mountain streams, and across wooden trestles aboard a train led by a historic locomotive

The Fine Print

Promotional value expires Aug 30, 2014. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as a gift. Must use promotional value in 1 visit. Online reservation required. Valid only for Thursday and Friday 12:45 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. trains. No cash value. Not valid with other offers. Upgrades available only towards adult-priced ticket. Upgrades are subject to availability. Steam engine subject to conditions. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Riding a steam engine harkens back to a simpler time when men wore straw boaters and it was still possible to whittle a computer before supper. Relive better days with this Groupon.

The Deal

  • $31 for two tickets for a regular steam engine excursion, valid only on Thursday or Friday at 12:45 p.m. or 3:30 p.m. (up to a $62 value)

Regular steam-engine excursions depart from Mt. Rainier Scenic Railroad's train depot in Elbe. Passengers mingle with each other aboard a historic locomotive that winds through the area's timbered surroundings. During the ride, wails from the locomotive's whistle ricochet through passing hillsides, echoing toward the peak of Mt. Rainier in the distance. See the schedule for upcoming ride times.

Mt. Rainier Scenic Railroad and Museum

Today, Mt. Rainier Scenic Railroad and Museum stands as a bridge to the past, whisking passengers through timbered foothills, alongside mountain streams, and across wooden trestles aboard trains led by restored locomotives. But roughly 34 years ago, the company was just an idea bouncing around the head of Tom Murray Jr., who made it his mission to preserve the sights, sounds, and experiences of a bygone era.

With the help of a friend, and later, many volunteers, Tom established MRSR as a tourist train service, a title the company retains to this day. As a result, the last three decades have been filled with seasonal weekly excursions that send customers chugging around the forestry that unfurls in the shadows of Mt. Rainier. Volunteers still maintain the majority of the organization, and with every ride, passengers are reminded that railroads have linked the United States in a manner that airplanes, cars, and gas-powered pogo sticks never could. The museum's new expansion includes larger exhibits where visitors can experience the Railroad Logging Camp; a section of exhibits that highlight past life on the railroad logging camp in the early to mid 1900s. The museum also features exhibits such as the House of Gears and the Rod House where trains are on display. Visitors can also revel in in the restoration shop where they can witness a steam engine being built from the ground up.


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83% of 840 customers recommend

  • “Great time. Beautiful location Take the young kids. :)”

  • “Loved the train and recommend it to my friends. Hoping to go again and see more of a museum, etc. :)”

  • “Great experience, scenery, and just an enjoyable afternoon and great train museum to learn some history about this part of the country and a time gone by with the...”

    “Great experience, scenery, and just an enjoyable afternoon and great train museum to learn some history about this part of the country and a time gone by with the old lumber industry. ”

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    Elbe

    54124 Mountain Hwy E

    Elbe, WA 98330

    +13605697959

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83% of the people were positive about the Scenery, most described it as Beautiful.
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94% of the people were positive about the Experience, most described it as Great.
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