THE POLAR EXPRESS Train Ride--Mt. Rainier Railroad and Logging Museum

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  • Location: Mt. Rainier Scenic Railroad - Elbe
  • Address: 349 Mineral Creek Road, Mineral, WA 98355

Event Info

  • Dates: November 16, 2020 - December 31, 2020
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Phone: (360) 492-6000
  • Time: 3:30 PM to 9:00 PM
  • Website: Event Link

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and other complications; American Heritage Railways Inc. closed Mt. Rainer Railroad and has ceased operations for the foreseeable future.

Refunds, for existing ticket holders, will be refunded automatically. Refunds were initiated in batches, starting Monday, May 18, 2020.

If you have questions please email or call our ticket agents at (360) 492-6000.


The magic of THE POLAR EXPRESS™ comes to life in Elbe, Washington. This story of a child’s Christmas Eve journey comes alive on-board THE POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Ride.  All ages can enjoy the warmth and fun of the Christmas season as you depart for a trip to the North Pole.

THE POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Ride, like the movie, is a 90-minute roundtrip immersive theatrical experience. Passengers will be entertained by Chefs, enjoy Hot Chocolate and Cookies, and listen to a reading of THE POLAR EXPRESS™Upon arrival at the North Pole, Santa will board the train and give each child the first gift of Christmas (a silver bell).   This event will surely become an annual tradition for the whole family. Families are encouraged to wear their pajamas for the ride and join in on the magic of Christmas!


Take a look at  our pricing matrix to see our in-season and off-season pricing

Polar Express pricing