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September 2018

Porsche 912 East Cost Rendezvous

September 15 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Virginia Museum of Transportation, 303 Norfolk Avenue
Roanoke, VA 24016 United States

See 35 envy-inspiring Porsche 912s at the Virginia Museum of Transportation! This event has been postponed due to Hurricane Florence. Stay tuned for a new date!  We are proud to welcome the 2018 Porsche 912 Rendezvous owners and enthusiasts from around the East Coast to the Virginia Museum of Transportation! On Saturday, September 15, 2018, approximately 35 Porsches will be parked in front of the museum from 10:00 am - 12:00 pm. The Rendezvous is being hosted by the 912 Registry, an international classic car club…

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Roanoke STEAM Day

September 28 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
The Virginia Museum of Transportation, 303 Norfolk Avenue
Roanoke, VA 24016 United States

Science is all around and everywhere. Explore how science is infused in your life every single day. Area schools and home schools are invited to downtown Roanoke for a celebration of science, technology, engineering, arts, and math at our city's museums. Explore science like never before. The day will be interactive, fun, engaging, and awesome. Roanoke S.T.E.A.M. day is hosted by the locations that include the Science Museum of Western Virginia, Taubman Museum of Art, Virginia Museum of Transportation, Jefferson…

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Blow the 611 Whistle! Generously sponsored by Member One

September 30 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Virginia Museum of Transportation, 303 Norfolk Avenue
Roanoke, VA 24016 United States
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Sit in the cab of the 611 and blow the whistle! Talk to the crew and learn about the gauges in the cab. Sponsored by Member One (our title sponsor) and Brandon Oaks (associate sponsor). All participants must wear long pants and closed-toe shoes. Pictures are allowed! Participants will be allowed in the 611's cab in groups of five. $25 per person. Children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult. You must have a ticket to…

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October 2018

Iron Dragon Station | Part of the Generic Magic Festival!

October 6 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
The Virginia Museum of Transportation, 303 Norfolk Avenue
Roanoke, VA 24016 United States

It's a magical day at the VMT and Iron Dragon Station, a moving part of the Generic Magic Festival.    Cost for Admission: $5 with Magic Festival wristband/ regular admission rates without Magic Festival band Rides on the Iron Dragon ($3 add'l pp) by the Roanoke Chapter NRHS Photo ops with 611 Express, our resident Iron Dragon Witches and wizards scavenger hunt  Face painting  Rev up your broom and “fly” races Steam and Potions Laboratory with Professor Courticus Plasterik  Magician Nelson Oliver…

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Halloween SPOOKTACULAR

October 27 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
The Virginia Museum of Transportation, 303 Norfolk Avenue
Roanoke, VA 24016 United States

  Our annual Not-So-Scary Great Pumpkin Party!  Crafts. Games. Face painting.  Friendly-ghost model train layout by the Roanoke Valley O-Gauge Club.  Train rides on the Candy Corn Express operated by the Roanoke National Railway Historical Society. additional $3 per ticket.  

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November 2018

Honoring the Brave: Military Appreciation Weekend

November 10 @ 11:00 am - November 12 @ 5:00 pm
The Virginia Museum of Transportation, 303 Norfolk Avenue
Roanoke, VA 24016 United States
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  Veterans and Active Duty Military enjoy free admission to the VMT from Saturday, November 10 - Monday, November 12. Military Appreciation Day Saturday, November 10 11 am to 5 pm. (The Museum opens at 10 am.) Veterans, active duty military, and Museum Members enjoy free admission. Enjoy: Train rides operated by the Roanoke Chapter of the National Railway Historical Society ($3 per person with admission. Veterans and active duty military ride for free) Free "poppy" cookies from Corbin's Confections…

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Picture Perfect Sunday

November 11 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Virginia Museum of Transportation, 303 Norfolk Avenue
Roanoke, VA 24016 United States

Take your holiday card photo in front of one of the Norfolk & Western's Big Three —the Class J 611, the Class A 1218, or the Class Y6a2156. A professional photographer will be on hand to take your picture. Photos will be available for download at vmt.org on Wednesday, November 14. Santa hats and props will be available for your use. The locomotives will be decorated with their holiday wreaths. Wear your holiday attire and make your holiday card photo…

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Attention Boy Scouts! Truck Transportation Merit Badge Day

November 17 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Virginia Museum of Transportation, 303 Norfolk Avenue
Roanoke, VA 24016 United States
$20

Boy Scouts of America Great Valley District November 17, 2018 Hands-on opportunity for all Scouts in the Great Valley District to spend the day at VMT with full access to the rail yard and museum activities.  Earn the Truck Transportation Merit Badge and visit Old Dominion trucking.  Lunch and a VMT patch are included.  Space is limited on a first-come-first-served basis! Cost:  Event fee is $20 per Scout and includes VMT admission, full Museum access, knowledgeable instruction, lunch, patch, and use…

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December 2018

Candy Cane Express

December 1 @ 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 @ 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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