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Coming to the Museum

September 22, 2018 – January 6, 2019

Get on the train for an express trip to the Island of Sodor!

Help Thomas the Tank Engine be a “really useful engine,” as you explore the sights and sounds of the island, including Knapford Station and Sodor Steamworks. Learn valuable STEM skills throughout the exhibit by building an intricate wooden train set, assembling a large train and navigating through Thomas’ imaginary world.

© 2018 Gullane (Thomas) Limited. Thomas & Friends™: Explore the Rails! was created by Minnesota Children’s Museum, presented by Fisher-Price and sponsored by 3M.
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Thomas & Friends: Explore the Rails

September 2018 - January 2019
Temporary Exhibit Room
Get on the train for an express trip to the Island of Sodor! Help Thomas the Tank Engine be a "really useful engine," as you explore the sights and sounds of the island, including Knapford Station and Sodor Steamworks. Learn valuable STEM skills throughout the exhibit by building an intricate wooden train set, assembling a large train and navigating through Thomas' imaginary world.

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