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Life-Size Thomas The Tank Engine Arrives in Seattle!

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Since Thomas the Tank Engine left the depot more than 65 years ago, this Really Useful Engine and his Island of Sodor friends have chugged their way into the hearts of preschoolers and grownups worldwide. Based on The Railway Series of classic stories authored by a father who loved trains and wanted a shared experience with his son, Thomas & Friends is a rite of passage that inspires the imagination while teaching the life lessons of friendship, exploration and cooperation.

July 8- 10 and July 15 -17, A life-sized Thomas the Tank Engine will be at the Northwest Railway Museum’s Snoqualmie Depot. 38625 SE King Street, Snoqualmie, WA, in historic downtown Snoqualmie.

Tickets are $19/person, and can be purchased online at http://www.trainmuseum.org. When purchasing tickets you will be asked to select a specific date and time for your ride with Thomas, and your ticket is valid only for that date and time. The train leaves every 45 minutes beginning at 9:00am. Seats are not assigned, so come early for the best choice of seating. It’s recommended you arrive 60 minutes before your scheduled departure.

A ticket for Day Out With Thomas includes a 25 minute train ride with Thomas the Tank Engine, as well as a variety of Thomas & Friends themed entertainment, including Storytelling and Video Viewing, Temporary Tattoos of Island of Sodor friends, motor car rides, and an Imagination Station with Arts & Crafts and more. Guests will also have the opportunity to meet Sir Topham Hatt, the Controller of the Railway on the Island of Sodor and have a photo opportunity. For more information, head to http://www.trainmuseum.org.

 

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