Pennsylvania

Middletown & Hummelstown Railroad

Take a sweet ride through Swatara Creek Valley on the “Milk & Honey Line,” also known as the M&H Railroad. Aboard a 1920s vintage train, the Conductor will narrate your journey, highlighting various historical locations along the way. Special event rides include the Easter Bunny Express, “Sundae” Caboose Rides, Pumpkin Patch Train Rides, the Polar Bear Express and the annual “Civil War Remembered” Reenactment. Lunches are available on regular trains departing at noon if reserved 24 hours in advance. Groups that would like to sit together must mention their group arrangement upon reservation. 
 
Contact Info
Address: 136 Brown Street, Middletown, PA 17057. Dauphin County. Tel: 717-944-4435 ext. 104. Email: passenger@mhrailroad.com. Website: www.mhrailroad.com. Hrs: Mon.-Fri. 10AM-5PM. 
 
Trip Info
Grade Level: All grades. Activity Type: Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours. Recomm. Length of Visit: 1 hour, round-trip. Cost: Fee. 
 
SUPPORTS CLASSROOM LEARNING IN: Social Studies.
SUPPORTS SCOUT BADGES IN: Social Studies.
 
 

Lesson Plan To Enrich This Class Trip

Railroad Excursion Lesson Plan

Did you know that before the invention of the railroad, Americans told time by the position of the sun in the sky? After the development of the railway system, Standard Railway Time was adopted to tell time more accurately. Students gain an understanding of how the railroad impacted many facets of American life. ... Continue