Donald Cooper Model Railroad Special Holiday Hours

Donald Cooper Model Railroad Special Holiday Hours – Fridays from 6-8:30 pm

November 24, and December 1, 8, 15, and 22

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Holiday Train Display – Friday evenings and Weekends

Santa to Visit! On Friday, December 22nd at 7:00 PM!

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Special holiday hours for The Donald Cooper Railroad. The Railroad will be open on Friday nights from 6-8:30 pm for four weeks, from November 24 through December 22. These special hours are in addition to our regular hours, Saturday and Sunday 1-4 PM.

On December 22, 2017 from 7:00 pm- 7:30 pm Santa Claus will be making a special visit to the Donald Cooper Model Railroad.

A special holiday treat for children, this railroad operates more than 11 trains  and children delight in the realistic subway that runs at their eye level. The model contains street fairs, a skateboard park, a subway system, construction sites and a replica of the Great Falls of Patterson. The Donald Cooper Railroad is also open on weekends ONLY from 1-4 pm September through June. Admission is $5 for non-members, children and members free.

For more information about the Donald Cooper Model Railroad, please click here

Santa Claus is Coming to the Mahwah museum!

 You better watch out.. you better not cry…
Santa to Visit Donald Cooper Model Railroad Holiday Train Display!

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Santa Claus will make a special appearance on Friday, December 22 at 7:00 p.m. until 7:30 pm at the Donald Cooper Model Railroad at the

Mahwah Museum, 201 Franklin Turnpike Mahwah, NJ 07430. Fun for children of all ages!

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Friday Nights from November 24-December 22, the Donald Cooper Model Railroad will be open from 6-8:30 pm,
for the annual holiday train display. This display is also open during our regular hours, Saturday and Sunday from 1-4 PM Admission for the special Friday hours will be the same as the normal museum admission pricing, $5 for non-members, Museum members and children are free.

The Donald Cooper Model Railroad is NOT open on Wednesdays.

For more information about the Donald Cooper Model Railroad, please click here.

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Raffle, Auctions and Live Entertainment at Les Paul Gala

On Saturday, June 14 at 7:30 p.m. the Mahwah Museum will host the Les Paul 99th

Hofnet Bass guitar

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Birthday Gala at Ramapo College Trustees Pavilion, 505 Ramapo Valley Road, Mahwah.  There will be live and silent auctions of many special guitars and music memorabilia, live entertainment and a raffle drawing.   The live auction will include a Hofner Bass guitar with a pick guard signed by Paul McCartney, a Fender Squire solid body electric guitar autographed by Pete Townsend, a Fender Squire solid body electric guitar with Chuck Berry autograph on the pick guard, a white Fender Stratocaster guitar autographed by Ron Wood and Mick Taylor of the Rolling Stones, and more.  For a full list and description of live and silent auction items, and information about Online Slots bidding,  visit www.mahwahmuseum.org.  Three winners of a raffle for two Gibson “Traditional” Les Paul Guitars with Les Paul autographed pick guards, and a Fender Squire Strat autographed by James Taylor, will also be chosen.  Bucky Pizzarelli with Ed Laub and Lou Pallo with Les Paul’s Trio will provide live entertainment.  Wine, hors d’oeurves, and light fare will be served. 

Tickets for the Gala and the raffle are both $25 and are available at the Mahwah Museum, 201 Franklin Turnpike, from 1-4 p.m. on Wednesdays and weekends, at Robbie’s Music on Rt 17, at Devon Fine Jewelry in Wyckoff, at Alto’s Music on Rt 59 in Airmont, and through the mail.  Gala tickets are also available for purchase online at www.mahwahmuseum.org

The Mahwah Museum is located at 201 Franklin Turnpike.  The Donald Cooper Model Railroad is open on weekends from 1-4 p.m. until June 22; the Museum, with the exhibits “Neighborhoods of Mahwah: 1913-2013” and “Les Paul in Mahwah,” is open weekends and Wednesdays until June 25, when it will close for the summer.   The Museum will reopen in September, 2014. 

The Mahwah Museum receives operating support from the NJ Historical Commission, Department of State.