28th Annual
Easter Bunny Express

Get your Easter Tickets

March 29, April 4, 5, & 11

Celebrate the return of Spring with a fun themed train ride through northern New Jersey! The Easter Bunny and helpers will be on board greeting everyone during the 45-minute round-trip ride along the historic Whippanong Trail. Your train ride departs from and returns to the Whippany Railway Museum site in Morris County, NJ. You'll enjoy the comfort of heated passenger coaches as the Easter Bunny makes his way through to visit with you and your child.

These rides usually sell out early, so advance Internet Ticket reservations are strongly recommended!

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This Summer - At the Museum

On six summer weekends from May to September, you and your family can ride in a real railroad caboose for a 45-minute round trip. Trains will be departing from the Whippany Railway Museum in Morris County, NJ. You can get guaranteed tickets today when you order them online. Thanks for supporting the all-volunteer, non-profit Whippany Railway Museum!

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Father's Day Train Rides
Sunday June 21, 2020

Trains depart the Whippany Station 1, 2, 3, & 4 PMand is a 45 minute, non stop, round trip.

Buy your tickets on line up until 2 hours before departure time.

At the present time there is still caboose seating available and very limited Club Car seating

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Ice Cream Day
Excursion Train


Sunday, July 12
1pm, 2pm, 3pm, 4pm

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July is National Ice Cream Month, so join in the fun at the Whippany Railway Museum on Sunday, July 8th during a 10-mile, 45-minute round trip train ride. Your ticket includes a scoop of delicious ice cream after the ride. Present your punched ticket at the Snack Depot to get your free ice cream. ONLY punched tickets, presented AFTER the ride time, will be accepted for the ice cream. No Ice cream can be consumed aboard the train.

Our trains feature a unique collection of vintage cabooses from historic NJ rail lines of long ago. For a slightly higher fare you can upgrade your excursion experience by riding in our elegant 1927-era Club Car “Jersey Coast”, with all the amenities of the 1930s.

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Pumpkin Festival 2020
Train Rides and Halloween Crafts/Vendor Fair

Sunday, October 4, 2019
12:30 - 5:00 PM

Whippany Railway Museum
Whippany, NJ

Pumpkin Carving

From 12:30pm to 5:00pm, you and your family can enjoy an afternoon amid the Color and Spirit of Fall in the Whippanong Valley of Morris County, New Jersey.

Autumn is a Season of Family Fun, and the Pumpkin, the reassuring signal of seasonal passage, never fails to bring forth the image of cool nights, bright harvest moons, crackling fires, and the warmth of family and friends. And when pumpkins appear, they take on a playful appearance, alerting everyone that the special magic of HALLOWEEN, with its goblins, ghouls, and witches lies just around the corner.

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Halloween Express

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Sunday, October 25, 2020
1pm, 2pm, 3pm, 4pm

The Whippany Railway Museum is a fun, safe place to bring the kids and enjoy the Halloween Season. Ride aboard our 10-mile, 45-minute round trip, spooky fun "Halloween Express". Children of all ages are encouraged to come dressed in their Halloween costumes, helping to make the train a kid-friendly spooky sight. Tricks or Treats will be given out to passengers onboard the trains! All ages are welcome!

Trains will depart at 1,2,3, and 4 PM and will include our fleet of historic cabooses as well as the Jersey Coast club car. Tickets can be purchased up to two hours in advance on the WRYM web site, after that any remaining tickets will be available at the Museum's Whippany ticket office on a first come, first served bases.

Happy Halloween!

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Ride the Jersey Coast Club Car


The car has the look and feel of a private club. Individual leather chairs, completely restored mahogany interior, stained glass and old time ceiling fans. Built for the Central RR of NJ in 1927, the outside is painted in the blue and cream colors of famous New York-Atlantic City "Blue Comet" express. The Jersey Coast is available on ALL our Excursion Trains, and for a small fee you can take a ride back in time. Come remember what it was like when it wasn't about the destination, but about how you got there

jcexteriour Inside view of the completely restored Jersey Coast.  Tickets to Ride This car are an Additional $3 each.

You can purchase your tickets online. Just select "CLUB CAR" during checkout

Buy-A-Bolt Fundraiser

Bolt A

We are asking for your help to reach our goal of raising $100,000 to cover the cost of the fire box stay bolts. Like all steam engines, the fire box is held in it's boiler by over 900 stay bolts. These bolts cost approximately $35 each or $100 each installed.

Please click on the Buy a Bolt link for more information as well as how to make a donation.

Closed for the Winter

The Museum is currently closed for the Winter. We will be reopening at the start of our Easter Bunny Express train rides in the early spring. Online tickets for the new season will be available in Mid January



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The Non-profit Whippany Railway Museum is in no way affiliated with the For-Profit Polar Express organization.
Please direct all inquiries and questions to that organizations email address

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Whippany Railway Museum
P.O. Box 16
Whippany, NJ 07981-0016
(973) 887-8177
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