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This year marks the 150th anniversary of the Transcontinental Railroad. Smithsonian is celebrating with curator tours and more, tomorrow May 11th from 10am to 4pm for free!

Every year in May, we celebrate the completion of the first Transcontinental Railroad (May 10, 1869) at the Postal Museum. This year is special as it is the 150th anniversary of the Transcontinental Railroad and we are celebrating the new Golden Spike stamp and history with curator tours and more. Learn from our interactive carts about the hidden voices and stories of Chinese American Railroad workers and their contributions in the building of our nation.The Transcontinental Railroad’s train tracks connected East and West, allowing the Post Office to quickly move mail by trains across the entire country, and trains have played important role in getting the mail delivered and keeping our country connected.
On Train Day, come and experience the Railway Post Office by checking out the inside of the train car, and learn how train conductors use whistle signals to communicate. We will also have model trains running through the Historic Lobby and the Museum Atrium. Enjoy special Story Times, make a lego train, ride on a the toy steam train, sort the mail aboard our train and “meet” Owney the Dog, a mascot of the Railway Post Office too! Watch the magical, miniature world of model railroads transform the entire museum. Free admission and suitable for all ages! You don’t want to miss it.

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