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Magic of Model Trains Exhibit

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December 13, 2019 @ 8:00 am

The holiday season is an exciting time in Birmingham, and big things are happening at McWane Science Center. Starting November 23, everyone’s favorite place of wonder will become a winter wonderland filled with holiday magic and adventure. From an ice slide to the beloved Magic of Model Trains exhibit, read on for all the details. Buy your tickets now.

1. Slip Down McWane Science Center’s Ice Slide

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The ice slide open at McWane Science Center on November 23, 2019. Photo via McWane Science Center
No trip to McWane Science Center is complete without a venture down the slide—especially the ice slide. Could there be a cooler way to travel through McWane’s magical winter wonderland?Don’t worry, it’s not real ice! So you won’t have to worry about wet britches or freezing tushies.The slippery action takes place November 23-January 5, 2020.

2. Soar Through the Air on a Winterland Zipline 

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How fast will you go? Photo via McWane Science Center
The ice slide is not the only activity offering adventure at McWane Science Center. Also opening November 23 is the zipline which takes you on a speedy thrill ride.
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Don’t miss your chance to ride the zipline at McWane Science Center

3. Climb Aboard the Magic of Model Trains Exhibit

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Trains are fascinating for all ages. Photo via McWane Science Center
Next stop, the Magic of Model Trains exhibit. Choo Choo!This is the 14th consecutive year that the Magic of Model Trains has chugged its way into the hearts of those in Birmingham. Holidays at McWane featuring Magic of Model Trains is presented by Royal Cup for the 10th year. And this year, the exhibit is expected to be better than ever.The exhibit showcases over a dozen unique displays with trains of every shape and size chugging along its tracks.What’s especially cool is that each track is designed to scale. And let me tell you, the details are unbelievable! From covered bridges and downtown storefront to figurines waiting at the train station, no detail is overlooked.Bonus: You’ll have the opportunity to be an engineer and operate some of the trains. So be sure to break out your conductor hat!
Check out the meticulous detail in the Magic of Model Trains exhibit. Photo via McWane Science Center
Who are the masterminds behind this impressive annual train exhibit? The Wrecking Crew Model Railroad Club. Learn more.The tracks come alive on November 23, 2019 and will keep on chugging until January 5, 2020.Exhibit price is included in general admission. Tickets here.
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All aboard the McWane Train. Photo via McWane Science Center
The choo choo fun doesn’t stop with the Magic of Model Trains exhibit. Wish you could ride a train just like in the exhibit? You can! Just hop aboard the McWane Train and keep the magic flowing. This three-car train ventures along an exciting holiday-themed ride around 200 feet of track.McWane Science Center thanks Royal Cup for their 10th year supporting them with holidays at McWane featuring the Magic of Model Trains.

Don’t Miss Out on a Winter of Adventure

Visit McWane Science Center, November 23-January 5, 2020, for fun, science and lots of winter adventures. Buy your tickets now
200 19th Street North
Birmingham,AL35203United States
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