Holidays at McWane Science Center

McWane Science Center is set to open their annual Holiday Exhibit, Magic of Model Trains on Saturday November 23rd. Magic of Model Trains is the feature of the Holiday Season at McWane. The exhibit joins many winter-inspired activities, special science programming, Polar Express showings in IMAX and Gingerbread Workshops.

For the 10th consecutive year, Royal Cup, Inc., a Birmingham-based coffee and tea distributor, is the presenting sponsor of Holidays at McWane bringing holiday activities to families in Birmingham. “Royal Cup supports initiatives that are family-oriented, and the sponsorship at McWane Science Center is a great example of that,” said Bill Smith III, Chief Executive Officer of Royal Cup, Inc. “We look forward to Holidays at McWane and the Magic of Model Trains and hope all enjoy the holiday fun!”

Magic of Model Train will occupy the third floor of the museum for the holiday season which runs through January 5. Children can zip across the room on our extended zipline, slide down the slide and ride the McWane Train around the museum floor. Holidays at McWane includes daily public programming with McWane Education specialists, special showings of Polar Express, Gingerbread Workshops and holiday themed camps. A schedule of events and registration information are available at

“The holidays bring excitement to everyone and this excitement continues at McWane,” said Amy Templeton, CEO of the McWane Science Center. “Children of all ages come and enjoy Magic of Model Trains each year.” Holidays at McWane featuring Magic of Model Trains will open November 23 and run through January 5. For more information, visit

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