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Our family did the 55 minute ride. It was so much fun, like going back in time. We liked looking at the trains in the museum and waiting in the old depot. Even though it was very warm and humid, we chose to ride in...More
We took the 1 hour ride as part of the Museum Hop - here's a tip - if you ride on the brown carriage with AC there is an outside standing area, feel the wind in your hair - breathe the smoky air, feel the...More
We took our Granddaughter for a surprise ride on the Mission Ridge Steam Train Excursion that is setup for smaller children with the Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum in Chattanooga, TN.
She loved the ride which last about 1 hour, goes over 4 bridges and through...More
If you are looking for a nice way to spend a hot day this is it. The 36 mile trip is broken up with an hour stop in the tiny town of Chickamauga. You had the option of eating on the train or eating in...More
The ride is terrific it’s only part of the entire package. You get to see the rehab shop at work and watch the progress being made on restoring locomotives and rail cars. And at the depot, they have a wonderful collection of rail carcars and...More
I had read reviews about this attraction before visiting, and think that if you know what to expect, you won't be disappointed. Our family (with a 12 &15 yr old) had a fun time. We took the Mission Local train, and it was just the...More
A short fun ride into history. The train personnel were all dressed in period costumes and the was guide knowlegeable about RR history. The train was immaculately maintained. The tour of the restoration facility was entertaining as well. A very pleasant 2 hours
We went on a train ride. The staff were dressed in period pieces and were friendly, courteous and knowledgeable. We went on a ride stopped at the repair shop where a little more was explained, saw how the turntable works and then rode the train...More
This is another must-do for my rail-fanning teens every time we come to Chattanooga. The grounds have many cars you can walks around and explore. On the weekends they have a great hour long train ride that includes a stop at their restoration shop and...More