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Pumpkin Patch Express

Celebrate Fall With a Ride on the Pumpkin Patch Express!

Event Dates:
Oct 5-6; 12-13; 19-20; 26-27



9:30am –4:00pm 
Trains leave the station every half hour.


$15 per person *Museum admission not included

What to Expect

Climb aboard the Ellerbe Creek Railway for a journey to the Museum's pumpkin patch. Pick the perfect pumpkin to decorate and take home, then enjoy crafts and a variety of carnival games before returning to the station.

Activities Include:

  • Hay Maze
  • Corn Crib
  • Pumpkin Decorating
  • Temporary Tattoos
  • Other Great Carnival Games! 

The Fine Print

Pre-registration is required for this event. Children 2 and under free. General admission to the Museum is not included in your ticket cost. Please be prepared to purchase admission (or have your membership card checked) upon arrival to the Museum. Tickets purchased in advance will be available at the Admission Desk. Tickets available for sale online until 2 hours before train time. Any remaining tickets will be available for sale at the door.

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Members receive UNLIMITED admission all year long!