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The Transportation Museum
San Carlos, California

Andrew Mancini, Director

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Get ready for The Transportation Museum 2018!

October 14, 2018 at Brittan Acres Elementary School — 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Don't miss the 11th Annual Transportation Museum...

All-new interactive exhibits and games. A transit-themed escape room. Unique displays on topics including solutions to Bay Area traffic, the history of getting around on the Peninsula, and how self-driving cars work. A model railroad display. Representatives from the California High-Speed Rail Authority and Capitol Corridor train to answer visitor questions. Featuring the most diverse range of exhibits yet, this year's Transportation Museum is not to be missed.

11th Annual Transportation Museum

Get ready!

Sunday, October 14

10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Brittan Acres Elementary School

875 Tamarack Avenue, San Carlos

Free Admission

Get the scoop on

about the Transportation Museum

1. What is The Transportation Museum?

The Transportation Museum is an annual, one-day event featuring interactive and educational exhibits related to all kinds of transportation. The museum was created in 2008 (we're celebrating 11 years!) and is directed by 15-year-old Andrew Mancini in San Carlos, California. With interactive games and activities (like a transit-themed escape room, programming self-driving cars, and more) and thought-provoking exhibits, the museum promises to be a fun time for all ages of visitors. Watch the video below >

2. Where is the museum?

This year's museum will be held inside the Multi-Use Room at Brittan Acres Elementary School. Parking is available on Tamarack Avenue (a one-way street) or in the teachers' parking lot of Brittan Acres. Enter the museum through this parking lot, off of Tamarack Avenue.

Get directions >

3. Who's invited to the museum?

The goal of the museum is to be both educational and interactive, making it fun and enjoyable for all ages! At each museum, there are fun games and interactive activities (like playing transit-themed carnival games, building a LEGO Hot Air Balloon, and taste-testing astronaut ice cream) along with a variety of unique, transportation-related museum exhibits. Feel free to invite friends or family that you think might enjoy the museum!

Browse past museum exhibits >

4. What's at this year's museum?

Every year, the museum's exhibits change so that both new and repeat visitors will be engaged! This year's exhibits include solutions to Bay Area traffic, an interactive self-driving car display, the history of Peninsula travel, a video showing the world's most scenic train rides, an exhibit on the museum's collection, and more. There will also be a transit-themed escape room for visitors of all ages! Lastly, there will be booths staffed by the California High-Speed Rail Authority, Amtrak's Capitol Corridor train, and a group looking to start a Bay ferry service, for visitors to learn more about these methods of transit.

Upon your arrival at the museum, an introduction video will guide you to the exhibits!

A visitor simulates flying a plane on a realistic software with the help of 12-year-old pilot Brandon D., right.

5. How did the museum begin?

When Museum Director Andrew Mancini was five years old, he was so fascinated by transportation that he started The Transportation Museum as a way to share his fascination of transit. Today, 11 years later, the museum has expanded in size and changed locations, but continues to be an exciting, fun day for kids and adults alike.

Read more about the museum's history >

No RSVPs are required to attend the museum. We'll see you there!

Sunday, October 14 from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m., Brittan Acres Elementary School

If you have questions or want to learn more, contact the museum.

For more information, check out:

Previous Museum Exhibits              Guest Testimonials

Frequently Asked Questions           Museum Collection

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