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Hang Out with Your Favorite Tank Engine During This Family-Friendly Exhibit

Thomas and Friends: Explore the Rails, an interactive, bi-lingual exhibition featuring characters from this beloved classic, will delight Upstate fans when it makes a stop at the Upcountry History Museum. On Saturday, July 6th, make plans to see everyone’s favorite Steam Team right here in Greenville!

The immersive exhibit combines hands-on learning with important concepts in science, technology, engineering, art and math (STEAM), with an emphasis on developing 21st century skills. These ideas are woven and layered throughout the exhibit, creating an experience that speaks to a diversity of interests, age groups and learning styles.

Visitors will find themselves on the Island of Sodor surrounded by iconic locations, including Knapford Station and the Sodor Steamworks. Large interactive models of Thomas the Tank Engine and his friends, combined with STEAM challenges, remind children aged 2 through 7 and their caregivers, how “really useful” we all are.

With the series’ major characters being modes of transportation, the world of Thomas is a launch pad for STEAM exploration. STEAM-based learning is visible as children identify problems, ask questions, seek answers, and explore tools and materials.

Hang out with Thomas and friends when you check out Explore the Rails on Saturday! Admission is $10 for adults, $9 for seniors and college students, $8 for children aged 4-18, and free for children aged 3 and under.

At South Ridge Apartments in Greenville, South Carolina, we find it important to attend events that stray from your typical routine. With that being said, we hope that this event will add something unique to your day. Be sure to check it out on Saturday!

Event Time/Date:
Saturday, July 6, 2019—10:00 AM

Event Venue Location:
Upcountry History Museum
540 Buncombe Street
Greenville, South Carolina 29601

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