Best Holiday Train Displays in Cincinnati

Trains are a quintessential part of the holiday experience. Kids love trains; and for parents, there’s just so much nostalgia and holiday memories attached to trains.

Here are four amazing Holiday Train Displays in Cincinnati:

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Krohn Conservatory

This holiday season, Krohn Conservatory will be filled with a warm glow as illuminated stars shine over colorful poinsettias, lush tropical foliage and holiday trees. Threading through the horticultural exhibit are the traditional garden railways and miniature Cincinnati landmarks made of locally sourced plant material by Applied Imagination. Joining the iconic collection this year is Krohn’s newest addition, the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center.

Location: Krohn Conservatory, 1501 Eden Park Drive, Cincinnati, OH 45202
Dates: November 11 – January 7


Holiday Junction Featuring the Duke Energy Holiday Trains

The Duke Energy Holiday Trains have been a Cincinnati holiday staple since 1946, delighting generations since they first debuted downtown in 1946. Track-level views reveal intricate details of the display, where over 300 rail cars and 60 locomotives steam past anxious passengers waiting to board while cars sit with snow to their hubcaps and the perfect trees strapped to their roofs.

Location: Cincinnati Museum Center, 1301 Western Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45203
Dates: November 10 – January 8


Holly Jolly Days

This hidden gem is one of our favorites!! A holiday tradition since 1992, the exhibit features eight O-gauge Lionel model trains circling over 250 feet of track, chug chugging beside thirty moving accessories. With the press of the button, guests can activate lights and motions, becoming immersed in a miniature world of merriment and magic.

Location: Behringer-Crawford Museum, 1600 Montague Rd, Covington, KY 41011
Dates: November 11 – January 7

Christmas at the Junction

Take a magical journey through a Winter Wonderland to the North Pole where you can see the Reindeer & Elf Workshop. Then, visit Mrs. Claus in her kitchen and, of course, visit Santa in his study. Take your family to see the Main Street Holiday Train displays which offer some beautiful winter train displays that are FREE to the public.

Location: EnterTRAINment Junction, 7379 Squire Ct., West Chester, OH 45069
Dates: November 18 – December 8

ALL ABOARD for an amazing holiday season!

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