Museum Winter Hours: Wed - Sat 10am - 4pm | Sun Noon - 4pm (except holidays)
Last ticket sales at 3pm | Closed Mondays & Tuesdays
All exhibits are wheelchair and stroller accessible
Call: 610-432-4200
Children 5 & under FREE & 12 & under are FREE on Sundays

Events

2016 Museum Happenings


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CHANGING EXHIBIT GALLERY: This Gallery rotates every six months
RESTORATION LEARNING CENTER: Open to the Public, for Group Tours, School/Camp Field Trips

MUSEUM IS AVAILABLE TO HOST YOUR SPECIAL OCCASION, HOLIDAY PARTY, WEDDING, OR EVENT, Group Tours, School Field Trips, Camp Programs and more! TAKING RESERVATIONS YEAR-ROUND.

JANUARY Special Exhibit – The Harmony of Form & Function – Streamline Moderne Art Deco Classics

January 1 New Year’s Day – MUSEUM CLOSED
January 7 Seniors 62+ FREE the First Thursday of every month
January 14 TWO for ONE THURSDAY
January 21 TWO for ONE THURSDAY
January 24 Polar Express Pajama Party – Pajamas, Pillows, and blankets are encouraged! Enjoy The Polar Express Movie along with art activities and a museum scavenger hunt. Children 12 & under FREE. 1pm – 3pm
January 28 TWO for ONE THURSDAY
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FEBRUARY Special Exhibit – The Harmony of Form & Function – Streamline Moderne Art Deco Classics
ARE YOU CELEBRATING A BIRTHDAY IN FEBRUARY! If the answer is YES, come tour the
museum on your birthday and get in FREE. Proof of birthday is required.

February 4 Seniors 62+ FREE the First Thursday of every month
February 13 Friend Day at the Museum – BOGO (Buy One Get One FREE Admission)
February 14 Cupid Rates – Two for $14
February 18 TWO for ONE THURSDAY
February 25 TWO for ONE THURSDAY
February 28 LITTLE WHEELER DAY – 1:00pm – 2:30pm
All children invited to design their own white wall tire with chocolate donuts and frosting

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MARCH Special Exhibit – The Harmony of Form & Function – Streamline Moderne Art Deco Classics

March 3 Seniors 62+ FREE the First Thursday of every month
March 6 Cabin Fever Game Day – Bring your own game to play in the 1950’s Café. Children 12 & under FREE
March 12 Museum Day Live – Celebrating Women’s History Month during this “special edition of Smithsonian’s Museum Day Live, will encourage all people, and particularly women and girls of color, to explore their nation’s museums – which will offer FREE admission for the day (Museum Hours: 10 am – 4pm) Last ticket sale at 3pm
March 13 Children’s Discovery Hour – Children will discover the museum through a Museum Scavenger Hunt and Safety Square Programs. Children 12 & Under FREE 1pm – 3pm
March 17 BOGO – Buy One Get One Admission BY wearing GREEN
March 23 Museum – CLOSED FOR PRIVATE EVENT
March 26 Hip Hoppity Movie Day at the Museum – “HOP” showing 11am and 1pm. Movie FREE with museum admission
March 27 MUSEUM CLOSED FOR HOLIDAY

APRIL
April is National Distracted Driving Month
April 10-16 – National Volunteer Week

April 7 Seniors 62+ FREE the First Thursday of every month
April 10 Celebrating National Volunteer Week – If you volunteer with any non-profit organization,
show your volunteer ID and get in FREE
April 16 CELEBRATE OUR BIRTHDAY – We are turning 8!
April 17 Annual BULLDOG BEAUTY CONTEST – 1pm – 3pm. (REGISTRATION REQUIRED – OPEN
TO THE FIRST 30 BULLDOGS). For more information call 610.432.4200 x 14
April 24 Safety Square – Children’s Adventure Day – 1pm – 3pm

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MAY May is National Bicycle & Transportation Month

May 5 Seniors 62+ FREE the First Thursday of every month
May 8 HAPPY MOTHER’S DAY – BOGO (Buy One Get One Admission FREE)
May 14 Heavy Equipment Petting Zoo – Outside activities FREE – 10am – 3pm
May 18 International Museum Day – Discounted admission – Seniors $6, Adults $7
May 21 Dutch Dubbers VW Car Show – 10am – 3pm – Museum parking lot
Arm Forces Day – Show Military ID and get in FREE
May 22 Chessboard Game Day – Bring in your chess sets and play from 12:30pm – 4pm
May 29 Wear RED, WHITE or BLUE and received $1.00 off admission
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JUNE

June 2 Seniors 62+ FREE the First Thursday of every month
June 4 Slot Car Race – 10am – 2pm
June 18-19 HOODS UP WEEKEND On selected vehicles – Celebrate Father’s Day with Dad by bringing
him to see what’s under the hoods at the museum.
June 19 HAPPY FATHER’S DAY – Enjoy Hoods Up & BOGO (Buy One Get One Admission FREE)
June 25 Celebrate summer with BOGO scoop of Ice Cream in the 1950’s HubCap Cafe
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JULY

July 2 BOGO – Buy One Get One Admission FREE by wearing RED, WHITE & BLUE
July 4 Museum Closed – Happy 4th of July
July 7 Seniors 62+ FREE the First Thursday of every month
July 10 Celebrating National Ice Cream Month – Children 12 & Under FREE. Ice Cream Sundaes – $4.00
July 30 Teacher Preview Tour Day – Teacher’s FREE with ID – 11am-1pm – Reservations suggested
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AUGUST

August 4 Seniors 62+ FREE the First Thursday of every month
August 27  Car “TUNES” Along the Waterfront – 11am – 3 pm – bring your beach chairs, pop-up tents, blankets, picnic lunch, dancing sneakers and enjoy the tunes of DJ Jimbo. The Waterfront is beginning to come to life with development. Come and enjoy the start of our future growth. Reservations preferred by calling 610-432-4200 x14. Outdoor Event FREE. Museum Admission discounted to Buy One Get One FREE.
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SEPTEMBER

Sept. 5 Museum Closed – Labor Day
Sept. 8 Seniors 62+ FREE the First Thursday of every month
Sept. 24 Smithsonian Museum Day – FREE ADMISSION to participating museums (including AOW) with “COUPON” – visit www.smithsonianmag.com and print out coupon. COUPON A MUST!
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OCTOBER

October 6 Seniors 62+ FREE the First Thursday of every month
October 7 Breast Cancer Awareness – Wear Pink – BOGO (Buy One Get One Admission FREE)
October 9 FIRE PREVENTION DAY – Classic and Modern fire equipment on site. Safety Square programs 1pm – 2:30pm
October 15 First Annual Toy & Model Car Show – 10am – 4pm
October 30 TRUNK OR TREATING – 1pm – 3pm. Gather up your miniature ghost and goblins and head over to America On Wheels for Trunk or Treating. Children will enjoy a Halloween Scavenger Hunt. Decorate your own treat bag. Children 12 & under FREE.
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NOVEMBER 2016 HOLIDAY TRAIN DISPLAY
November 25 to December 31, 2016

November 3 Seniors 62+ FREE the First Thursday of every month
November 4 Masquerade Ball at the Museum – 6pm – 10pm. Call 610.432.4200 for more information

DECEMBER

December 1 Seniors 62+ FREE the First Thursday of every month

Enjoy the sounds, lights and action of many model trains stationed around the museum’s galleries. Fun
for adults and kids of all ages! The museum is a Toys for Tots drop site. Bring a new, unwrapped toy and it will
be placed on the Mack Truck for delivery to children in need.

Click here to print the 2016 Calendar of Events