Tweetsie Railroad's No. 12 narrow gauge, coal-fired steam locomotive was built in 1917 for the East Tennessee and Western North Carolina Railroad (ET&WNC), which made runs from Johnson City, Tennessee to Boone, North Carolina. The museum contains historic memorabilia from the ET&WNC Railroad, artifacts from the 50-year theme park and Fred Kirby items. Tweetsie Railroad is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
300 Tweetsie Railroad Lane
Blowing Rock, NC 28605
Hours of Operation: Friday, Saturday and Sunday, May—Memorial Day; Monday—Sunday Memorial Day—Mid-August; Mid-August—October; 9:00am – 6:00pm.