Holiday Toy Trains

Posted: December 1, 2017

Visitors to the Chippewa Valley Museum this holiday season can marvel at a 384 square foot standard gauge toy train display decked out for the holidays on select dates from November 24 to December 30. The display titled "Holiday Toy Trains" includes streetcars and three tinplate toy trains, originals from 1910-1940 as well as reproductions, all whizzing around three separate triple tracks.

NEW in 2017: Night Trains on Tuesday AND Thursday evenings, where the trains and buildings will be lit and the auditorium lights dimmed! Santa and Mrs. Claus will make appearances while the trains are running with free candy canes for the children. Please call ahead to verify times. In addition, kids will receive their own coloring book and conductor's hat during their visit, courtesy of Operation Lifesaver, Inc. 

Holiday Toy Trains will be open through December 30 on Saturdays from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., and Tuesday and Thursday evenings for Night Trains from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Admission to the Holiday Toy Trains

Become members of the Chippewa Valley Museum when the trains are running and receive 5 FREE train rides at the Chippewa Valley Railroad in Carson Park next summer!

Holiday Toy Trains is presented by the Chippewa Valley Railroad Association, Standard Gauge Module Association, and Operation Lifesaver, Inc., with support from Xcel EnergyVolume One, and WESTconsin Credit Union.

For more information, contact Karen Jacobson at 715-834-7871 or

Back to all news

Send this blog post to someone: