Guided Tours

NNRy Museum General Admission

Admission to museum grants visitors access to tour the Nevada Northern Railway Complex and collections.

Excursion Train

MEMBERSHIP DISCOUNTS:  Members receive a 10%-100% discount depending on the membership level.  If you are a member, sign in and your discount will be applied on the final payment page.  If you are not a member, add this to the card then select ADD A MEMBERSHIP in the menu bar to earn your discount. 

TICKET POLICIES:  All sales are final. There are NO refunds. The Nevada Northern Railway is located in ELY NEVADA. The times shown are departure times. We are in the Pacific Time Zone. Please be at the Depot 30 minutes before train time. All passengers must have a ticket including infants.  Trains operate regardless of the weather.  If you have a made a purchase for an event or an experience and can’t make it, we will issue you a gift certificate that is good for two years. Or, you can convert your purchase to a tax donation, just let us know.    By purchasing below you agree to these policies.  

It is extremely rare, but possible, that we may need to alter schedule, equipment, or routing due to the historical nature of our operations.  Our on-time departure record is much better than any major airline, but admittedly our equipment is a bit older than most of them operate.  

Caboose Lodging

Spend the night sleeping in a caboose furnished for overnights.  Three single beds with fresh linens.  Shared bath and kitchen available in the adjoining bunkhouse.  Caboose capacity is three adults.  

In the Quantity field below, use "1" for this specific night you are booking.   If you are booking multiple nights you need to add each night separately to the cart, one-night-at-a-time.  Our computer system needs a separate "ticket" for each night to keep things straight. 

If you like, feel free to give us a call at 775-289-2085 and we will be happy to book the entire experience for you. 

TICKET POLICIES:  All sales are final. There are NO cash refunds. Check-in and check-out at the ticket window in the depot (1100 Avenue A Ely, NV which is at the end of E.11th Street, off of US 93).   Check-In Time for either the Caboose or the Bunkhouse is between 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm.  Monday through Thursday. Friday and Saturday check-in is between 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm and on Sundays check-in is between 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm.  Please plan your arrival to Ely within these times.   Ely is in the Pacific time zone.  Occasionally check-in time for the caboose may be delayed because it is out on a train and has to be made up for overnight service.  If you have a made a purchase for an event or an experience and can’t make it, we will issue you a rain check that is good for two years. Or, you can convert your purchase to a tax donation, just let us know.    By purchasing below you agree to these policies.  

Fireworks Train

TICKET POLICIES:  All sales are final. There are NO cash refunds. The Nevada Northern Railway is located in ELY NEVADA. The times shown are departure times. We are in the Pacific Time Zone. Please be at the Depot 30 minutes before train time. All passengers must have a ticket including infants.  Trains operate regardless of the weather.  If you have a made a purchase for an event or an experience and can’t make it, we will issue you a rain check that is good for two years. Or, you can convert your purchase to a tax donation, just let us know.    By purchasing below you agree to these policies.  

Prices listed below are the non-member prices.  Members automatically receive a discount on this experience at check-out (next page) by signing in.  Memberships start at $30.  

Go ahead and select the date you want for your experience, then add it.  If you are not a member, you can select ADD A MEMBERSHIP on the next page.  Your membership will be instantly applied.  

Haunted Ghost Train

On select weekend evenings in October, the Haunted Ghost Train will slip through the night. You'll hear local ghost stories and see the spirits and restless souls as we roll by.

Remember, Members receive a discount on this experience.  Memberships start at $30.  Go ahead and select the date you want for your experience.  You will have the opportunity to become a member during the check-out.

TICKET POLICIES:  All sales are final. There are NO cash refunds. The Nevada Northern Railway is located in ELY NEVADA. The times shown are departure times. We are in the Pacific Time Zone. Please be at the Depot 30 minutes before train time. All passengers must have a ticket including infants.  Trains operate regardless of the weather.  If you have a made a purchase for an event or an experience and can’t make it, we will issue you a rain check that is good for two years. Or, you can convert your purchase to a tax donation, just let us know.    By purchasing below you agree to these policies.  

Polar Express

We invite everyone to experience a real life Polar Express train from ELY, NEVADA directly to the North Pole.

On our way to the North Pole we will serve hot chocolate and cookies to all of our passengers. During the trip to the North Pole we will read the story of the Polar Express. Upon our arrival to the North Pole, Santa will board the train and greet all of the passengers. Santa and his elves will present a silver bell to all of the passengers.

After Santa gets off of the train, we will head back to Ely. During the trip back everyone is invited to sing Christmas carols. This magical trip is for everyone who believes in Christmas. Come join us as we whistle-off and head way up north.

MEMBERSHIP DISCOUNTS:  Members receive a 10%-50% discount depending on the membership level.  If you are a member, sign in and your discount will be applied on the final payment page.  If you are not a member, you will have the opportunity to become a member on the next page.  

TICKET POLICIES:  All sales are final. There are NO refunds. The Nevada Northern Railway is located in ELY NEVADA. The times shown are departure times. We are in the Pacific Time Zone. Please be at the Depot 30 minutes before train time. All passengers must have a ticket including infants.  Trains operate regardless of the weather.  If you have a made a purchase for an event or an experience and can’t make it, we will issue you a gift certificate that is good for two years. Or, you can convert your purchase to a tax donation, just let us know.    By purchasing below you agree to these policies.   

Be The Engineer - STEAM

The Nevada Northern offers the chance to take the controls of a locomotive—accompanied by your own mentor engineer and fireman. This is truly a once-in-a-lifetime thrill for any railfan—the perfect gift for any railroad aficionado. It's an experience they will never forget!

TICKET POLICIES:  All sales are final. There are NO cash refunds. The Nevada Northern Railway is located in ELY NEVADA. The times shown are departure times. We are in the Pacific Time Zone. Please be at the Depot 90 minutes before train time.   Trains operate regardless of the weather.  If you have a made a purchase for an event or an experience and can’t make it, we will issue you a rain check that is good for two years. Or, you can convert your purchase to a tax donation, just let us know.    By purchasing below you agree to these policies.  

NOTE: Participants must be able to climb up to the cab unassisted. Due to the harsh environment in locomotive cabs, no medical devices or assistance, such has oxygen, is possible. Engine availability is subject to a variety of both controlled and uncontrolled circumstances. Both steam locomotives are over a century old and even the "new" diesels are a half-century old. It is rare, but possible, that circumstances may require delays, substitutions, or rescheduling. Please contact us for details.

Prices listed below are the non-member prices.  Members automatically receive a $100 to $350 discount on this experience at check-out (next page) by signing in. Memberships start at $30.  

Go ahead and select the date you want for your experience, then add it.  If you are not a member, you can select ADD A MEMBERSHIP on the next page.  Your membership will be instantly applied. 

Ride with the Engineer

Come along for two hours and see what it is like to ride next to the Engineer in the cab of a working locomotive.  Gloves, sturdy shoes (no open toes), long sleeve shirt, and long pants are required to join the crew in the cab.   

MEMBERSHIP DISCOUNTS:  Members receive a 10%-50% discount depending on the membership level.  If you are a member, sign in and your discount will be applied on the final payment page.  If you are not a member, you will have the opportunity to become a member on the next page.  

TICKET POLICIES:  All sales are final. There are NO cash refunds. The Nevada Northern Railway is located in ELY NEVADA. The times shown are departure times. We are in the Pacific Time Zone. Please be at the Depot 30 minutes before train time. All passengers must have a ticket including infants.  Trains operate regardless of the weather.  If you have a made a purchase for an event or an experience and can’t make it, we will issue you a rain check that is good for two years. Or, you can convert your purchase to a tax donation, just let us know.    By purchasing below you agree to these policies.  

Photo Shoot

Remember, Members receive a $75 discount for one weekend, or $150 for both weekends.  Memberships start at $30.  Go ahead and add this to the cart.  Then click the ADD A MEMBERSHIP menu item to earn your discount.

TICKET POLICIES:  All sales are final. There are NO cash refunds. The Nevada Northern Railway is located in ELY NEVADA. The times shown are departure times. We are in the Pacific Time Zone. Please be at the Depot 90 minutes before train time.   Trains operate regardless of the weather.  If you have a made a purchase for an event or an experience and can’t make it, we will issue you a rain check that is good for two years. Or, you can convert your purchase to a tax donation, just let us know.    By purchasing below you agree to these policies

Be the Engineer - DIESEL

The Nevada Northern offers the chance to take the controls of a locomotive—accompanied by your own mentor engineer. This is truly a once-in-a-lifetime thrill for any railfan—the perfect gift for any railroad aficionado. It's an experience they will never forget!

TICKET POLICIES:  All sales are final. There are NO cash refunds. The Nevada Northern Railway is located in ELY NEVADA. The times shown are departure times. We are in the Pacific Time Zone. Please be at the Depot 90 minutes before train time.   Trains operate regardless of the weather.  If you have a made a purchase for an event or an experience and can’t make it, we will issue you a rain check that is good for two years. Or, you can convert your purchase to a tax donation, just let us know.    By purchasing below you agree to these policies.  

NOTE: Participants must be able to climb up to the cab unassisted. Due to the harsh environment in locomotive cabs, no medical devices or assistance, such has oxygen, is possible. Engine availability is subject to a variety of both controlled and uncontrolled circumstances. Both steam locomotives are over a century old and even the "new" diesels are a half-century old. It is rare, but possible, that circumstances may require delays, substitutions, or rescheduling. Please contact us for details.

Prices listed below are the non-member prices.  Members automatically receive a $100 to $350 discount on this experience at check-out (next page) by signing in. Memberships start at $30.  

Go ahead and select the date you want for your experience, then add it.  If you are not a member, you can select ADD A MEMBERSHIP on the next page.  Your membership will be instantly applied. 

Bunkhouse Room A

Book your Bunkhouse Overnight here. Room A and Room B are identical, so book whichever one is available.  They have a queen bed and shared bathroom and kitchen.  

In the Quantity field below, use "1" for this specific night you are booking.   If you are booking multiple nights you need to add each night separately to the cart, one-night-at-a-time.  Our computer system needs a separate "ticket" for each night to keep things straight. 

If you like, feel free to give us a call at 775-289-2085 and we will be happy to book the entire experience for you. 

TICKET POLICIES:  All sales are final. There are NO cash refunds. Check-in and check-out at the ticket window in the depot (1100 Avenue A Ely, NV which is at the end of E.11th Street, off of US 93).   Check-In Time for either the Caboose or the Bunkhouse is between 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm.  Monday through Thursday. Friday and Saturday check-in is between 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm and on Sundays check-in is between 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm.  Please plan your arrival to Ely within these times.   Ely is in the Pacific time zone.  Occasionally check-in time for the caboose may be delayed because it is out on a train and has to be made up for overnight service.  If you have a made a purchase for an event or an experience and can’t make it, we will issue you a rain check that is good for two years. Or, you can convert your purchase to a tax donation, just let us know.    By purchasing below you agree to these policies.  

Bunkhouse Room B

Book your Bunkhouse Overnight here. Room A and Room B are identical, so book whichever one is available.  They have a queen bed and shared bathroom and kitchen.  

In the Quantity field below, use "1" for this specific night you are booking.   If you are booking multiple nights you need to add each night separately to the cart, one-night-at-a-time.  Our computer system needs a separate "ticket" for each night to keep things straight. If you like, feel free to give us a call at 775-289-2085 and we will be happy to book the entire experience for you. 

TICKET POLICIES:  All sales are final. There are NO cash refunds. Check-in and check-out at the ticket window in the depot (1100 Avenue A Ely, NV which is at the end of E.11th Street, off of US 93).   Check-In Time for either the Caboose or the Bunkhouse is between 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm.  Monday through Thursday. Friday and Saturday check-in is between 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm and on Sundays check-in is between 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm.  Please plan your arrival to Ely within these times.   Ely is in the Pacific time zone.  Occasionally check-in time for the caboose may be delayed because it is out on a train and has to be made up for overnight service.  If you have a made a purchase for an event or an experience and can’t make it, we will issue you a rain check that is good for two years. Or, you can convert your purchase to a tax donation, just let us know.    By purchasing below you agree to these policies.  

Railroad Reality Week

  

Ride in the Caboose