Hands On Steam 

This program allows guests to experience the operation, firing, and theory of steam engineering. Sessions are three hours, including approximately 45 minutes of hands-on operation for each participant including the opportunity to fire. Instruction and operation take place on the old main line at Edaville. Each session is limited to three students. 


Edaville Family Theme Park, 5 Pine Street, Carver, Mass.



Saturday, July 24, 2021 

Sunday, July 25, 2021

Saturday, August 28, 2021

Sunday, August 29, 2021

Check back for future dates! 

Session Times Vary 


Space is limited at this time. These dates were scheduled for those who registered in 2020 pre-pandemic and never cancelled. Other program dates will be added in the future.  


$250 per person includes basic instruction book with theory & operation, gloves, and a completion certificate. Plus bragging rights to say you've had your hand on the throttle! 


Preservationists should note that after expenses, the balance of your event fee will directly support the restoration of No. 21!


What to wear: Please wear a long sleeve shirt, long heavy pants, and closed toe shoes or boots. 


Fine print: Must be at least 18 years old and in good general health. There are no refunds for cancellations, however we will attempt to transfer your registration to a different date and time based upon availability. All participants will be required to sign a general release upon arrival.