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Annual Grandparents Day

June 15, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Join us in honoring all grandparents on this very special day. 

June 15, 2019 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

FREE ADMISSION for Grandparents; standard admission for all others.
Vintage diesel train rides* ($3.00 with General admission)
FREE from AARP: Gift for the first 250 kids and ice cream for everyone (while supplies last)
FREE Face Painting and other special activities
Roanoke Valley Model Engineers Open House

The Virginia Museum of Transportation invites you to spend Saturday, June 15th with our staff and your family to celebrate our annual Grandparents Day. This is a time to celebrate the unconditional love of your family and share the history of transportation in Virginia. You will have an opportunity to take memorable photographs in the Museum’s auto and aviation galleries as well as among the greatest steam locomotives and rail cars ever made. These are pictures you can treasure forever!

For additional information, please call Mendy Flynn, Director of Special Events at 540-397-3101.

*Rides provided by Roanoke Chapter of the National Railway Historical Society

About the Virginia Museum of Transportation: The mission of the Virginia Museum of Transportation is to advance all modes of transportation across the Commonwealth, to celebrate and preserve the hard work and ingenuity of generations past, and to inspire current and future generations to value this industry which is essential to Virginia’s history, culture, and economic growth. 


June 15, 2019
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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The Virginia Museum of Transportation
303 Norfolk Avenue
Roanoke, VA 24016 United States
(540) 342-5670


Virginia Museum of Transportation