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December 2018

Candy Cane Express

December 1, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
The Virginia Museum of Transportation, 303 Norfolk Avenue
Roanoke, VA 24016 United States

It's the Roanoke Valley's favorite holiday family event! * Take your picture with everyone's favorite Santa! * Cactus Joe Train * Write letters to Santa in Railway Post Office Car. * Train Rides by the Roanoke Chapter of the National Railway Historical Society ($3 per person with paid admission). The last train leaves the station at 3:30 pm. * Model Train Displays by the Roanoke Valley Model Railroad Club. * Cab tours of the 611 and 1218 * Holiday photo…

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Candy Cane Express

December 2, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Virginia Museum of Transportation, 303 Norfolk Avenue
Roanoke, VA 24016 United States

  It's the Roanoke Valley's favorite holiday family event! * Take your picture with everyone's favorite Santa! * Cactus Joe Train * Write letters to Santa in Railway Post Office Car. * Train Rides by the Roanoke Chapter of the National Railway Historical Society ($3 per person with paid admission). The last train leaves the station at 3:30 pm. * Model Train Displays by the Roanoke Valley Model Railroad Club. * Cab tours of the 611 and 1218 * Holiday…

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January 2019

Winter Bash featuring Haus of Schmitt!

January 11 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Virginia Museum of Transportation, 303 Norfolk Avenue
Roanoke, VA 24016 United States
$5

     Join us for Winter Bash featuring the musical talent of Roanoke's very own Haus of Schmitt! All ages welcome. $5 admission (members and nonmembers) Enjoy delicious food from Ken & Jayne's Burgers & Dogs. Food combos only $6.(Hamburger or hot dog/side/drink). Beer and wine tickets $5. Non-alcoholic beverages $1.50. Presale tickets available at www.showclix.com/event/winterbash include a guaranteed seat at a table and savings. Doors open at 7 pm and the band takes the stage at 8 pm. This is…

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February 2019

Boy Scouts of America: Aviation Merit Badge

February 9 @ 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
The Virginia Museum of Transportation, 303 Norfolk Avenue
Roanoke, VA 24016 United States
$37

Great opportunity for Scouts BSA in the Great Valley District. Spend time at the Virginia Museum of Transportation and explore the aviation gallery, railyard and other galleries. Scouts will also build and fly models, Scouts can earn the Aviation merit badge, ride on a Commonwealth Coach and Trolley Museum historic bus to visit Star Flight Training School, and learn from aviation experts. Space is limited on a first-come-first-served basis to 30 Scouts. Cost: $37 includes VMT access, instruction, materials, bus…

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Webelos Aviation Day

February 9 @ 8:00 am - 3:30 pm
The Virginia Museum of Transportation, 303 Norfolk Avenue
Roanoke, VA 24016 United States
$37

Great opportunity for Webelos in the Great Valley District. Spend time at the Virginia Museum of Transportation and explore the aviation gallery, railyard and other galleries. Also, each scout will build and fly their own model glider. Webelos can earn the Engineer Adventure activity badge, ride on a Commonwealth Coach and Trolley Museum historic bus to visit Roanoke-Blacksburg Regional Airport, and learn from aviation experts. Space is limited on a first-come-first-served basis to 30 Webelos. The Virginia Museum of Transportation…

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Annual Train Lovers Day

February 16 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
The Virginia Museum of Transportation, 303 Norfolk Avenue
Roanoke, VA 24016 United States

Whether you are a new or seasoned train enthusiast, come on out to the Annual Train Lovers Day event!

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March 2019

Operation Safe and Secure Dedication of Squad One Oren Fire Truck

March 23 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Join us on March 23, 2019 from 10am-5pm for Operation Safe and Secure! The Oren fire truck was built in Roanoke, VA and used by the Roanoke City Fire Department. It is the only one of its kind, making it an extra special exhibit here at the museum! A dedication ceremony will take place at 1pm but fun will be had all day! Join us for food, face painting, pictures, activities and more!

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April 2019

National Work Zone Awareness Week

April 8 @ 10:00 am - April 12 @ 5:00 pm
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National Volunteer Appreciation Week

April 8 @ 10:00 am - April 12 @ 5:00 pm
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Egg-cellent Adventure at the VMT.

April 13 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
The Virginia Museum of Transportation, 303 Norfolk Avenue
Roanoke, VA 24016 United States

Join us for a fun kids event at VMT Egg hunts will begin at: 11 & 12:30 and the Easter Bunny will be visiting from 11-2pm. Normal admission rates apply at this event

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