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NORM Events & Schedules

This is a listing of Museum Member events for the years 2017 and 2018 (see the Museum's newsletter, The Northern Light, for more details).

Museum Schedule of Events

Public Walking Tours. Museum grounds are open to the public on Saturdays, from Saturday, May 12th through October 13th, from 10 AM to 4 PM. Tours will be conducted every hour on the half hour starting at 10:30 AM and running through 3:30 PM. Member volunteers are needed to help guide visitors through the Musuem.

Streetcar Rides. Beginning on May 12th, the public may ride a streetcar on the museum's demonstration track on the second Saturday of the month May through October, weather permitting. Fares are $4.00 for Adults and Teenagers, 13 and older; Children 6 to 12 years old are $2.00; and Children 5 and younger are free when accompanied by an adult. Tickets may be purchased in the Museum Store. The rides will commence on the hour beginning at 11:00 AM, with the last ride of the day occurring at 3:00 PM.

Scheduled Work Sessions. Every Saturday from 10 AM to 5 PM. For other days, contact Walt Stoner at 330-769-5501. Volunteers of all ages, genders, and skills are needed.

Media Nights are on the first WEDNESDAY of March, May, August, October, and December. Media Nights are held at the Hinckley Township Hall at 1410 Ridge Road in Hinckley, Ohio. The Hall is located in the southwest corner of the intersection of State Routes 3 and 303. Please enter from the rear of the building. Doors open by 7:00 PM. Media Nights are free and open to the public.

Directors Business Meetings are held on the 4th Tuesday of each month. Spring, fall, and winter meetings are held at the Seville United Methodist Church. Meetings start at 7:30 pm. Summer (May through September) meetings are held at the Museum. No meetings will be held in December and February. Meetings are open to all members.

  • November 28th, 2017 - Directors Business Meeting at the Seville United Methodist Church.


  • December 6th, 2017 - Wednesday. Media Night. Program: Dale Rothenberger presents a program on Transit Developments in Houston, Austin and Dallas, Texas.


  • January 23rd, 2018 - Directors Business Meeting at the Seville United Methodist Church.
  • January 27th - Saturday, N.O.R.M. Historical Displays at the Medina County History Fair, Medina Library, 210 South Broadway, Medina, Ohio. 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM both days.


  • March 7th - Wednesday. Media Night. Program: Member Blaine Hays will present a program on the end days of the Cleveland Transit System.
  • March 17th and 18th - Saturday and Sunday, N.O.R.M. Historical Displays and Museum Store at the Railfest Div 5 NMRA Train Show, Lakeland Community College, I-90 and S.R. 306, Exit 193, Kirtland, Ohio. 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM both days.
  • March 27th - Directors Business Meeting at the Seville United Methodist Church.


  • April 8th - Sunday. N.O.R.M. Historical Displays and Bookstore at the Medina Model Railroad & Toy Show, Medina County Fair Grounds, Medina, Ohio, 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM.
  • April 24th - Directors Business Meeting at the Seville United Methodist Church.
  • April 28th - Saturday. Orientation session for the Museum Walking Tour Guides and Museum Store Personnel, 10 AM.


  • May 2nd - Wednesday. Media Night. Program: Member Blaine Hays will present a program on the Shaker Heights Rapid Transit.
  • May 12th - October 13th - Saturdays. Walking tours begin at N.O.R.M., each Saturday, 10 AM to 4 PM.
  • May 12th - Ride a streetcar on the museum's demonstration track, weather permitting. Fares are $4.00 for Adults and Teenagers, 13 and older; Children 6 to 12 years old are $2.00; and Children 5 and younger are free when accompanied by an adult. Tickets may be purchased in the Museum Store. The rides will commence on the hour beginning at 11:00 AM, with the last ride of the day occurring at 3:00 PM.
  • May 22nd - Directors Business Meeting at the Museum.


  • June 9th - Ride a streetcar on the museum's demonstration track, weather permitting. Fares are $4.00 for Adults and Teenagers, 13 and older; Children 6 to 12 years old are $2.00; and Children 5 and younger are free when accompanied by an adult. Tickets may be purchased in the Museum Store. The rides will commence on the hour beginning at 11:00 AM, with the last ride of the day occurring at 3:00 PM.
  • June 26th - Directors Business Meeting at the Museum.


  • July 7th - The N.O.R.M. Annual Meeting at Baldwin Wallace University. Details to follow.
  • July 14th - Ride a streetcar on the museum's demonstration track, weather permitting. Fares are $4.00 for Adults and Teenagers, 13 and older; Children 6 to 12 years old are $2.00; and Children 5 and younger are free when accompanied by an adult. Tickets may be purchased in the Museum Store. The rides will commence on the hour beginning at 11:00 AM, with the last ride of the day occurring at 3:00 PM.
  • July 24th - Directors Business Meeting at the Museum.
  • July 28th - Saturday, N.O.R.M. members' outing to the Northeast Ohio Live Steamers, 3654 Lester Road, Medina. Rides from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM.


  • August 1st - Wednesday. Media Night. Program: Member Dale Rothenberger will present part one of a program of his trip to Spain in 2016 with the Electric Railroaders Association.
  • August 11th - Ride a streetcar on the museum's demonstration track, weather permitting. Fares are $4.00 for Adults and Teenagers, 13 and older; Children 6 to 12 years old are $2.00; and Children 5 and younger are free when accompanied by an adult. Tickets may be purchased in the Museum Store. The rides will commence on the hour beginning at 11:00 AM, with the last ride of the day occurring at 3:00 PM.
  • August 12th - Sunday, N.O.R.M. Members' Picnic at the Museum, 1:00 PM. Hot dogs and hamburgers will be provided, please bring a salad or dessert to pass.
  • August 28th - Directors Business Meeting at the Museum.


  • September 8th - Ride a streetcar on the museum's demonstration track, weather permitting. Fares are $4.00 for Adults and Teenagers, 13 and older; Children 6 to 12 years old are $2.00; and Children 5 and younger are free when accompanied by an adult. Tickets may be purchased in the Museum Store. The rides will commence on the hour beginning at 11:00 AM, with the last ride of the day occurring at 3:00 PM.
  • September 25th - Directors Business Meeting at the Museum.


  • October 3rd, - Wednesday. Media Night. Program: Member Dale Rothenberger will present part two of a program of his trip to Spain in 2016 with the Electric Railroaders Association.
  • October 6th and 7th - Saturday and Sunday. N.O.R.M. Historical Displays and Museum Store at the Great Berea Train Show, Cuyahoga County Fairgrounds in Berea. Both days: 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM.
  • October 13th and 14th - Saturday and Sunday, Medina County Fall Foliage Tour. The Northern Ohio Railway Museum will be a Tour Host on the 2018 tour. Both days: 12:00 Noon to 5:00 PM. Details: TBA.
  • October 23rd - Directors Business Meeting at the Seville United Methodist Church.


  • November 27th - Directors Business Meeting at the Seville United Methodist Church.


  • December 5th, - Wednesday. Media Night. Program: Member Ralph Pfingsten will present a program on a topic yet to be determined.


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