SPECIAL EXHIBITS

THOMAS & FRIENDS™: Explore the Rails

October 2nd to January 9th

Traveling Children’s Exhibit on display October 2nd to January 9th!

Thomas & FriendsTM: Explore the Rails is an interactive and STEM-based Thomas and Friends themed exhibit touring different US and Canadian children’s museums. You’ll have the chance to explore Thomas’ cab, learn about Thomas and Friends’ history, and role-play as railway staff. Television series models of ThomasEmily and Diesel will also be on display!

Exhibit Activities:

  • Climb inside Thomas‘ cab to explore his inner workings.
  • Remove and replace parts to fix Percy‘s wobbly wheel, buffers, funnel and lamp.
  • Fill Percy with coal and water so he can deliver the mail.
  • Suit up as the conductor and sell tickets to ride the train.
  • Load and sort luggage and freight into train cars.
  • Explore the history of Thomas and Friends through books, television series clips including clips from Shining Time Station episodes, and toys.
  • Plan and build navigation routes to favorite destinations on the gigantic Wooden Railway replica of the Island of Sodor.

Thomas & FriendsTM: Explore the Rails is recommended for children ages 2-7, and will be on display in the ExploraZone gallery next to the Lubbock Children’s Museum. Exhibit admission is included with standard museum admission.

© 2021 Gullane (Thomas) Limited. Thomas & Friends™: Explore the Rails! was created by Minnesota Children’s Museum, presented by Fisher-Price.

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