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Halloween Day Trains For Family Fun

September 29, 2020

Hoosier valley railroad train on bridgeThe whole family can enjoy some fun autumn experiences at the Hoosier Valley Railroad Museum on Saturday, October 31st. Travel through the scenic countryside to the Grand Kankakee Marsh area while taking in the sights and smells of the fall colors and harvests. Trains depart from the depot, in North Judson, IN, for the relaxing, 10-mile excursions, which last approximately 45 minutes. The special Twilight Train departs at 5:30 PM, Central Time, which allows the train to return under the cover of darkness.

Excursions depart at 10:00 AM, 12:30 PM, 2:00 PM and 5:30 PM, Central Time, and are priced as follows – Adults, ages 16 and up, $12; Youth, ages 6 – 15, $10; and Children, ages 1 – 5, $6. The museum is always free. The recommended time to view the museum grounds is about one hour. Please plan your visit accordingly, as the museum grounds will not be open after the Twilight Train departs the depot.

Advance purchase is strongly suggested as walk up ticket purchase availability is not guaranteed with limited and reduced seating. Purchase tickets on-line at Or call 574-896-3950, leave a message and a volunteer will contact you. Please arrive 30 minutes before departure time with your e-ticket, printed or on your phone, ready to be scanned.
The Hoosier Valley Railroad Museum is following cleaning and disinfecting protocol based on Federal (EPA), State of Indiana, Starke County and CDC guidelines of what specific products shall be used and how to keep our visitors and volunteers safe. Patrons and museum volunteers are required to wear a mask while on the property and unable to maintain 6 foot social distancing.

Our depot, restrooms, gift shop and display cars are open to the public at this time. They are sanitized regularly. Our train cars and waiting area will be regularly sanitized for customer and volunteer safety.

No food or drinks are available. You may bring snacks and non-alcoholic canned or plastic bottled beverages.

The Hoosier Valley Railroad Museum is an all-volunteer, not-for-profit organization dedicated to the preservation, history and education of railroading history. Please visit our website periodically for future events.