Planes, Trains and Steam Engines


Sunday July 22


2:00 PM  –  4:30 PM

Planes, Trains and Steam Engines

Hop aboard Seattle's historic steamship, the SS Virginia V, to explore the inner-workings of steam engines and discover what makes these powerful machines go. Dive into the history of mail delivery on Lake Union by planes, trains, and steamships.  All tickets include a complimentary scoop of Blue Bird Ice Cream. Snacks and drinks will be available for purchase onboard.

MOHAI and Virginia V Members receive up to 4 General Public tickets priced at $25 each.

  • MOHAI Membership discount is applied at checkout.
  • Virginia V Members enter code for discount.
  • MOHAI Members need to sign in! Click on the button in the upper right-hand corner of this page.
  • Need an account? Register here
  • To renew your MOHAI membership or for questions about your log-in, contact the Membership Department at, 206.324.1126 ext. 194.
  • For questions about your ticket purchase or the event itself, contact the Public Programs Department at, 206.324.1126 ext. 108.

 Cancellation Policy

  • Tickets purchased to museum programs may be returned for a full refund if cancelled with seven days advance notice. Contact or 206.324.1126 ext. 108 to process a refund.
  • If you are unable to attend a program, you may transfer the ticket to another individual by forwarding them a copy of the e-ticket. Will Call tickets may be transferred within 2 days of the scheduled program by emailing with the order number, name on the order and the new name of individual picking up the order.

Cruise Information

  • All passengers must be boarded by 1:55 pm. There will be no late boarding.
  • The boat will leave the dock promptly at 2:00 pm.