November 25 to December 23

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Take a train ride on The Maine Narrow Gauge in Portland, ME

Ride the Polar Express on our 3-mile, 55-minute train ride. Relax on our beautifully decorated historic train cars while you take in the ever-changing scenery along Casco Bay. 

Polar Express trains operate on select dates and times. All aboard!

Impress your guests with an unforgettable party

Whatever kind of gathering your organizing, make it extra-special by arranging for a private train charter from Maine Narrow Gauge Railroad Co. & Museum. Your guests will enjoy learning about the history of the narrow gauge railway while taking an exhilarating train ride. Don't worry about putting together a large group-after years of operating as a one-of-a-kind travel destination, we know how to accommodate parties of all sizes.

Go to the Private Train Charter page now to find out more about hosting your upcoming event at our narrow gauge museum in Portland, ME.

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Say Goodbye to Boredom

No visit to Portland, Maine is complete without a visit to the Maine Narrow Gauge Railroad Co. & Museum. We stand out from other tourist attractions in the area because 1) we are the only family-friendly tourist train ride in the region and 2) we create an engaging experience for our guests.

Guests of all ages will enjoy our incredibly unique, scenic railroad. We offer:

  • Train rides 6 times per day, 7 days per week along beautiful Casco Bay
  • Themed sunset train rides every summer Friday evening
  • Group and charter visits
  • A one-of-a-kind living historic, educational visit
  • Membership and Volunteer opportunities

Enjoy Walkers Shortbread on the Polar Express!

During your Polar Express Train Ride™, you will enjoy all butter shortbread cookies provided by Walkers Shortbread. Walkers Shortbread cookies are baked in Scotland and have a delicious crunchy yet crumbly texture achieved through a 125-year-old family recipe, using only four of the finest natural ingredients. Find out more at

Use code PEXME to save 20% off your next purchase from the Walkers online store! Offer expires 12/31/22. Not valid on Sale Items.