All Aboard for a Journey with Thomas the Tank Engine

Taking place on June 1-2 and 8-9, Kentucky Railway Museum’s “Day Out With Thomas” offers the unique opportunity to ride on a real train alongside the beloved character, Thomas the Tank Engine.

The “Day Out With Thomas” Bubble Tour promises to be an exciting day filled with engaging activities and memorable moments for train enthusiasts of all ages. This special event will be held at heritage railways throughout the country, and lucky passengers at the Kentucky Railway Museum will have the privilege of being a part of this extraordinary journey.

During the 25-minute interactive train ride, families will have the chance to embark on an adventure with a talking Thomas the Tank Engine locomotive, creating lifelong memories along the way. But there’s more to this event than just the train ride. Visitors will be treated to a variety of activities and entertainment, all with a delightful bubble theme. From exploring a fun-filled bubble play zone to creating your own spin art and riding the live diesel miniature train, there will be endless opportunities for laughter and exploration.


The “Day Out With Thomas” event also features a bounce house, lawn games, and color sorting activities, ensuring that there’s never a dull moment. As you wander through the event, be sure to snap some photos with Thomas himself and enjoy the live entertainment that will fill the air with joy and excitement.

Not only will visitors have the chance to meet Thomas, but they can also mingle with the esteemed Sir Topham Hatt, the Controller of the Railway. And for those fascinated by model trains, be sure to check out the impressive HO Model Train Layout, which showcases the intricate craftsmanship of these beloved locomotives.

While enjoying all the activities, remember to visit the popup gift shop onsite, where exclusive Thomas & Friends merchandise can be found, making for the perfect memento to remember your magical day.

To make the most of your visit, it is advisable to pre-purchase tickets online as all activities are included in the  Tickets are assigned to designated color flag cars, allowing you to choose the one that suits your needs, with options catering to different passenger capacities.


Make this “Day Out With Thomas” event a highlight of your summer, surrounded by the charming scenery of Kentucky and the excitement of riding on a real train with one of the most beloved characters in children’s literature. Be sure to book your tickets today and create everlasting memories for the entire family.

For more information about the event, including ticket prices and additional tours, visit the Kentucky Railway Museum website. Don’t miss out on this enchanting journey with Thomas the Tank Engine!

Contact Information:

Kentucky Railway Museum
136 South Main St, PO Box 240
New Haven, KY 40051

Phone: 1-800-272-0152

Event Details:

Day Out With Thomas: June 1-2, 8-9
Duration: 25 minutes
Ticket Price: $23 per person
Location: Kentucky Railway Museum
Activities include: Train ride with Thomas, live entertainment, bubble play zone, spin art, miniature train rides, lawn games, photo opportunities, and more.

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