27th Annual
Easter Bunny Express

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April 7, 13, 14, & 20

Celebrate the return of Spring with a fun themed train ride through northern New Jersey! The Easter Bunny and helpers will be on board greeting everyone during the 45-minute round-trip ride along the Morristown & Erie Railway's historic Whippanong Trail. Your train ride departs from and returns to the Whippany Railway Museum site in Morris County, NJ. You'll enjoy the comfort of heated passenger coaches as the Easter Bunny makes his way through to visit with you and your child.

These rides usually sell out early, so advance Internet Ticket reservations are strongly recommended!

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Ice Cream Day
Excursion Train

Whippany Ice Cream

Sunday, July 7
1pm, 2pm, 3pm, 4pm

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July is National Ice Cream Month, so join in the fun at the Whippany Railway Museum on Sunday, July 8th during a 10-mile, 45-minute round trip train ride. Your ticket includes a scoop of delicious ice cream after the ride. Present your punched ticket at the Snack Depot to get your free ice cream. ONLY punched tickets, presented AFTER the ride time, will be accepted for the ice cream. No Ice cream can be consumed aboard the train.

Our trains feature a unique collection of vintage cabooses from historic NJ rail lines of long ago. For a slightly higher fare you can upgrade your excursion experience by riding in our elegant 1927-era Club Car “Jersey Coast”, with all the amenities of the 1930s.

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Touch-A-Truck Event
September 9, 2019

touch a truck

SAVE THE DATE ! Come to the Whippany Railway Museum on Sunday, September 9th for our very first "Touch-A-Truck" event. This fun family outing offers children of all ages a hands-on opportunity to explore working trucks of all types, as well as meeting the people who build, protect and serve the local community.

See a collection of vehicles - fire trucks, transport vehicles, construction vehicles and public health and safety trucks - that will be positioned on the Museum grounds. Attendees can climb into the cabs, honk the horns, examine the equipment, flash the lights and creatively explore the trucks with guidance from the respective professionals who will explain the equipment and discuss the work each vehicle performs.

Each train ticket holder will receive a special commemorative keepsake of the day.

Ride the hourly excursion trains at 1, 2, 3 & 4 PM

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Pumpkin Festival 2019
Train Rides and Halloween Crafts/Vendor Fair

Sunday, October 06, 2019
12:30 - 5:00 PM

Whippany Railway Museum
Whippany, NJ

Pumpkin Carving

On Sunday, October 07, From 12:30pm to 5:00pm, you and your family can enjoy an afternoon amid the Color and Spirit of Fall in the Whippanong Valley of Morris County, New Jersey.

Autumn is a Season of Family Fun, and the Pumpkin, the reassuring signal of seasonal passage, never fails to bring forth the image of cool nights, bright harvest moons, crackling fires, and the warmth of family and friends. And when pumpkins appear, they take on a playful appearance, alerting everyone that the special magic of HALLOWEEN, with its goblins, ghouls, and witches lies just around the corner.

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Halloween Express

wrym halloween

Sunday, October 20, 2019
1pm, 2pm, 3pm, 4pm

The Whippany Railway Museum is a fun, safe place to bring the kids and enjoy the Halloween Season. Ride aboard our 10-mile, 45-minute round trip, spooky fun "Halloween Express". Children of all ages are encouraged to come dressed in their Halloween costumes, helping to make the train a kid-friendly spooky sight. Tricks or Treats will be given out to passengers onboard the trains! All ages are welcome!

Trains will depart at 1,2,3, and 4 PM and will include our fleet of historic cabooses as well as the Jersey Coast club car. Tickets can be purchased up to two hours in advance on the WRYM web site, after that any remaining tickets will be available at the Museum's Whippany ticket office on a first come, first served bases.

Happy Halloween!

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Father's Day Train Rides

Fathers Day

Trains depart the Whippany Station 1, 2, 3, & 4 PMand is a 45 minute, non stop, round trip.

Buy your tickets on line up until 2 hours before departure time.

At the present time there is still caboose seating available and very limited Club Car seating

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Buy-A-Bolt Fundraiser

Bolt A

We are asking for your help to reach our goal of raising $100,000 to cover the cost of the fire box stay bolts. Like all steam engines, the fire box is held in it's boiler by over 900 stay bolts. These bolts cost approximately $35 each or $100 each installed.

Please click on the Buy a Bolt link for more information as well as how to make a donation.

Closed for the Winter

The Museum is currently closed for the Winter. We will be reopening at the start of our Easter Bunny Express train rides in the early spring. Online tickets for the new season will be available in Mid January



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The Non-profit Whippany Railway Museum is in no way affiliated with the For-Profit Polar Express organization.
Please direct all inquiries and questions to that organizations email address

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Whippany Railway Museum
P.O. Box 16
Whippany, NJ 07981-0016
(973) 887-8177
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