Much of modern technology is focused on travel, from planes that carry us around the world to hover boards that impress onlookers while we time travel. Learn the history of these vital transports with this Groupon.
Choose Between Two Options
- $8 for museum admission and miniature-train ride for two (up to a $24 value)
- $15 for museum admission and miniature-train ride for four (up to a $48 value)
The miniature train opens March 1 and runs through November 30. Visit the website for complete details.
Museum of Transportation
The Museum of Transportation sprawls across 129 acres, presenting its vast collection of automobiles, boats, planes, and trains dating from the mid-1800s to the present day. More than 70 massive locomotives reside in the museum, including the largest successful steam locomotive, the Union Pacific Big Boy—though later examinations revealed that the train is actually female. Explore rare autos—including a motor carriage dating back to 1901 and rides owned by Dean Martin and W.C. Fields—and a fleet of military aircraft that constantly snubs visitors by pointing their nose cones skyward. A miniature locomotive leads a following of bright-red cars around the museum grounds, and the hands-on Creation Station gives tots aged 5 and under the opportunity to familiarize themselves with modes of transportation outside of diesel-powered strollers.