Cool off at the Museum Family Night!, August 3, 5-7 p.m.

Union Pacific Museum’s Chill: Cool off at the Museum Family Night!

Create, learn and play at Union Pacific Museum’s monthly family night on Aug. 3. This month we’re taking it easy and enjoying the cool indoors. Take a breather with Love on a Leash therapy dogs who are ready to listen to kids read stories. We’ll also have an icy craft, some model trains featuring refrigerated cars and lots of cool partners. The Dodge House, Henry Doorly Zoo, and Spielbound Board Game Café will all be at the museum to chill out with guests. All ages are welcome.

Repeat guests should bring their Family Night 2018 punch card and check in upon arrival. Individuals who have their card stamped at least seven times this year will be eligible to win a trip for six on the Boone & Scenic Valley Railroad in Boone, Iowa. New visitors can request a card upon check in at the museum.

Admission is free to all family nights. Donations are gladly accepted.

Family nights at the museum are held the first Friday of every month 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. In addition to providing extended hours for visitors to access the museum’s range of interactive displays on railroading and the history of the west, each family night features a unique arts and learning opportunity that is fun for the entire family. Next month’s family night is Sept. 7. The theme will be innovation as we explore the wonders of science, technology, engineering and math

The Union Pacific Railroad Museum is located at 200 Pearl Street in Council Bluffs, Iowa, and is open Thursday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is free. Please visit or call 712-329-8307 for further information.

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