The Electric Trains perform on the Groton Freight House platform.

Special Events

Coming Soon - Annual Banquet! See below.

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Trains, Toys and Trees

A holiday celebration in collaboration with the Windham Textile and History Museum

2018 December  8, 9;  14, 15, 16; 21, 22, 23; 28, 29, 30;

 2018 January  4, 5, 6.  10 AM – 4:00 PM


 Annual Members Banquet

This year's banquet is on January 13th at Georgina’s Restaurant on Rte 44 in Bolton.

Speaker:  Tom Chase

Subject   "The Great East Thompson Train Wreck --  1891

               There will be a movie/slide show presentation, question and answer time and a display of photos related to the train wreck.


See us at the Amherst Train Show in Springfield!

January 26th and 27th, 2019

WILLIMANTIC celebrates the

14th annual Chocolate Fest!

So does the Connecticut Eastern RR Museum!

Come see us at Sumner and Sumner, 757 Main St, Willimantic 

 February ?? from 11Am to 3PM.

Operating model trains and free cocoa!



view from shanty doorway, photo by Pieter Roos

Opening day

May 5th, 2018 10:00 AM until 3:00 PM

Blacksmiths, train rides, music and more.

Sunday, May 13th Mother's Day

Moms ride the train for free (with regular admission)!

Victorian Days

Reduced fare with on-line ticket purchase.

Father's Day , June 16th

Father's ride the train for free (with regular admission)!



Visitors by the roundhouse, Railroad Day 2017

Railroad Day, September 1st, 2018.

Events from 11:00 AM until 3:00 PM

Train rides, music, food and fun.

Music Schedule:

11:00 AM New England Limited (Nanette Addeaso, Steve Dombeck, Duke York)

Noon: Ashlee Renee Paradis

1:00 New England Limited



Night Photo Shoot

Oct 9th was the 13th annual Night Photo Shoot, organized by Tom Nanos - New England Railroad Photography



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