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Steam Train, Dream Train Exhibition Opening

September 16, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Join us for a wondrous new exhibit featuring the rarely seen, original art from the iconic children’s book Steam Train, Dream Train, illustrated by Tom Lichtenheld, and written by Sherri Duskey Rinker. The story explores a fantastical, nighttime journey on a train filled with creatures, toys, and treats, brought beautifully to life by one of the best children’s book illustrators of this century. Monkeys, elephants, polar bears, and more – including dinosaurs! – fill the pages of this delightful book.

Included with the illustrations will be items from the museum’s own collection to compliment the story, a working model train inspired by the book, a train engine just the right size for our young visitors to climb into, and plenty of other hands-on toys and activities also inspired by the story.

A very special added treat will be a visit to the museum by Sherri Duskey Rinker herself, stopping here on her national book tour on Saturday, October 7, 2023 at 10:30 a.m.  Go to our Things to Do page on our website to reserve tickets for this event!


September 16, 2023
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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