Search by
See Filters
Dates
From:
To:

Neighborhood

 Manhattan

 Brooklyn

 Queens

 Bronx

 Westchester

 Rockland

 Fairfield

 Nassau

 Suffolk

 Staten Island

 Bergen

 All


Age Group

 0-2

 3-4

 5-8

 9-12

 13-17

 18 and older

All


Cost

 FREE

 Paid

 All


Category

 Arts & Crafts

 Classes for Kids

 Classes for Parents

 Fairs/Festivals

 Editor's Picks

 Halloween

 Historical/Cultural

 Holiday

 Library Events

 Movies

 Museums/Art Galleries

 Nature/Outdoors

 Shows

 Special Needs

 Sports

 Story Hours

 All

New York Transit Museum Holiday Train Show at Grand Central, Centennial Edition

This event has already taken place. Click here for the latest events.

Add to Calendar 16-11-2013 23-02-2014 15 New York Transit Museum Holiday Train Show at Grand Central, Centennial Edition This popular annual model railroad exhibition features a multi-track layout and limited edition miniature replica of Grand Central inspired by the Terminal's 100-year history. This year's show is accompanied by displays of charming vintage model trains from the Museum's collection depicting notable train cars from railroading's past. Shop the Transit Museum Store for great Grand Central and subway gifts. Explore Grand Central with the Transit Museum's kid-sized scavenger hunts?just ask at the cash-wrap! http://www.nymetroparents.com/2015neweventinfo.cfm?id=149129 Grand Central Terminal true DD/MM/YYYY

November 16, 2013 through February 23, 2014
8am-8pm daily
Grand Central Terminal
Manhattan
All Ages
Description: This popular annual model railroad exhibition features a multi-track layout and limited edition miniature replica of Grand Central inspired by the Terminal's 100-year history. This year's show is accompanied by displays of charming vintage model trains from the Museum's collection depicting notable train cars from railroading's past. Shop the Transit Museum Store for great Grand Central and subway gifts. Explore Grand Central with the Transit Museum's kid-sized scavenger hunts?just ask at the cash-wrap!

Address: 89 E. 42nd St.
Manhattan, NY
Phone: 212-340-3404
Website: grandcentralterminal.com

If you go: Please tell them you saw this event on

Venue Description: Grand Central Terminal is one of New York's most famous landmarks. Filled with rushing daily commuters and awestruck New York visitors, it is perpetually buzzing with activity. It is a hub for many forms of public transportation, including the MTA Metro-North Railroad and the 4, 5, 6, 7, and S lines of the subway. But with 87 shops and various dining locations, Grand Central is much more than a place to catch a train.

Many visitors to New York stop by Grand Central solely to see the most widely recognizable train terminal room in the world. The four-faced brass clock, a famous rendezvous spot, stands atop the Main Concourse?s circular Information Booth. The most notable feature of the Main Concourse is the great astronomical mural on the ceiling, painted in gold leaf on cerulean blue oil. Arching over the 80,000-square-foot Main Concourse, it portrays the Mediterranean sky with October-to-March zodiac and 2,500 stars. Both sets of marble steps on the east and west sides of the building are modeled after the grand staircase of the Paris Opera House. The Whispering Gallery is located at the end of both Oyster Bar ramps and offers a phonic treat: One who whispers a secret into one of its corners can be distinctly heard diagonally across the gallery on the other side.

Upcoming Events at Grand Central Terminal:

  • The Dining Concourse in Concert - 12/03/15 - 12/01/16
  • Grand Central Terminal's Annual Holiday Fair - 11/14/16 - 12/24/16