With health and safety in mind of our visitors, staff and volunteers during the current global pandemic, we want to let you know what to expect so you can plan accordingly should you choose to visit. Please visit our What to Expect page for the latest updates and information on your visit to our site.
Hours & Visit Options
Our museum has undergone exciting renovations! You can now visit the museum every Thursday and Friday from 1 – 4 pm (excluding major holidays). You can make an afternoon out of your visit by joining a tour of the Auburn Heights mansion with Auburn Valley State Park! Tours of the mansion begin at 1 pm promptly Thursdays and Fridays on the mansion front porch. Cost is $8/adult and $4/child 12 and under for either a tour of the mansion or admission to the museum; a combination ticket for both sites is $14/adult and $7/child.
**Please note that during these open hours steam car and train rides will be unavailable, as we only hold rides during special event days. To schedule a private tour, please contact our Public Programs Manager or call 302-239-2385.
Parking is available on open days in the event lot across the street from the site. Handicap and accessible parking is available inside the site between the Carriage House and the museum. If parking is unavailable there, continue through past the museum on the opposite side near the water tower.
If you are interested in car and train rides then Steamin’ Days are for you! These are the signature events of the Marshall Steam Museum when the entire site comes alive. Tour the museum or mansion, take rides in historic vehicles or trains, see firing up demonstrations, eat fresh steam-popped popcorn. Various admission options available. Click here to learn more.
Enjoy an elegant afternoon at Auburn Heights and help us raise money to keep our collections steamin’ forward. Each year, we welcome an exceptional array of historic automobiles from the classic era through the 1960s. Featuring special exhibits and activities, great food, a silent auction, raffle and more, this event is a must-attend each year. Click here to learn more about this year’s event.
The annual Auburn Heights Egg Hunt takes place Easter weekend and always sells out. Tickets go on sale one month before the events (on Good Friday & Easter Saturday), and members (who are entitled to half-price tickets) may take advantage of Early-Bird Registration one week before tickets are available to the general public! Click here to learn more.
Train Day is a special event celebrating all things train (big and small). Join us for special guests, displays, exhibits, and activities. Click here to enjoy our virtual Train Day event for this year and click here to learn more about this annual event.
We are now offering virtual outreach programs and (coming early fall 2020) a virtual field trip! Please visit the Learn section of the website to book a program with us or contact our Public Programs Manager or call the office to explore in-person learning opportunities. Click here for more information on Outreach Programs and here for information on Field Trips.