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Roll on over to the Transit Museum Store at Grand Central Terminal and let your little rail fans go nuts over this year’s holiday train show, which. Metro-North, New York Central, and subway trains departing from a miniature Grand Central Terminal on a 34 foot-long, two-level platform. The 2017 display features a bright and dense cityscape backdrop designed by Brooklyn-based artist Josh Cochran. This year’s exhibition showcases the Transit Museum’s Lionel Metro-North, Polar Express, and vintage subway train sets, which will make their way to the North Pole. A selection from the Museum’s collection of trolley and elevated train models created by Dr.
Rahilly will also be on display to the delight of viewers. You’ll also find an array of unique subway and train gifts for purchase in the Museum Store such as subway backpacks, train sets, watches, socks, and even lip balm colored to match your favorite subway line. When you’re done admiring the models, take a stroll through Grand Central to admire the real life trains coming and going from the terminal. Show your kids the cool constellations on the ceiling and take a selfie in front of the historic globe clock in the center of the lobby. Then take care of some holiday shopping in the 24th annual Grand Central Holiday Fair in Vanderbilt Hall featuring 40 vendors offering a variety of unique items including American-made and handmade products with locally-sourced materials. Zip over to The New York Botanical Garden and enter a magical world as you view their holiday train show featuring a display of 150 New York landmarks re-created with nuts, bark, leaves, and other plant parts by artist Paul Busse.