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It takes a village to keep our TrainTastic operations running smoothly! Our museum is powered by a small admission fee, donations and volunteers. We appreciate and welcome all the support we can get on board!

We accept cash, cards, and check donations at the museum or DONATE ONLINE by clicking the “Donate” button below.

*All donations are tax-deductible. We will send a letter notating your donation upon request.

SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Looking for a unique way to market your business AND help a great cause? Explore our Sponsorship Opportunities and get on board with the future of TrainTastic™ today!

In June 2023, the largest model railroad museum in the United States will open in Gulfport, Mississippi, drawing guests from across the country and the world. In fact, the museum expects to host between 100,000 and 200,000 guests in the first year!

For the museum to continue providing TrainTastic%trade; Guest Experiences, it will take the entire community coming together in its support. Please see the opportunities listed below for corporations, organizations, and individuals. Each sponsorship receives additional benefits for the support of that area, which are also noted.

The costs are listed as the annual cost, but those that choose to support are encouraged to consider multi-year commitments.

Sole Food Vendor $40,000

As the sole food vendor, your brand will be included on signage in the museum naming a chosen space with your brand. Additionally, your brand will receive acknowledgement on the MCMRM website, in all social media sites, and on all program collaterals produced.
  • One (1) corporate membership with five hundred individual tickets to the museum included
  • 25 individual tickets to Snowville’s Holiday Lights event that features over 2 million lights and
  • FREE admission for 20 to all “VIP Events”
  • Four (4) *Engineer level family memberships for four (4).

S.T.E.A.M. LAB $20,000

A separate lab will host daily demonstrations of STEAM principles as well as summer camp classes, robotic demonstrations and classes, along with ‘make and take” for adults and children. As the presenting sponsor of the lab, the organization or family choosing the STEAM Lab will be included on signage in the museum naming the space with your brand.

Additionally, your brand will receive acknowledgement on the MCMRM website, in all social media sites, and on all program, collaterals produced for the public related to the STEAM lab activities.

  • One (1) corporate membership with 500 individual tickets to the museum included
  • 25 individual tickets to “Snowville’s Holiday Lights” event that features over 2 million lights and
  • FREE admission for 8 to all “VIP Events”
  • Two (2) *Engineer level family memberships for four (4).

Train-Oriented Climber $20,000

As the presenting sponsor of the Climber, the organization or family choosing the Climber will be included on signage in the museum naming the space with your brand. Additionally, your brand will receive acknowledgement on the MCMRM website, in all social media sites, and on all program collaterals produced for the public related to the museum climber activities.

  • One (1) corporate membership with 500 individual tickets to the museum
  • 25 individual tickets to Snowville’s Holiday Lights event that features over 1 million lights
  • FREE admission for 8 to all “VIP Events”
  • Two (2) *Engineer level family memberships for four (4)

S.T.E.M/S.T.E.A.M Programming Sponsor $15,000

Guests and camp students at the Museum will be emerged in STEM/STEAM activities and lessons built upon Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematic principles. This sponsor’s support will allow the museum to create a portable STEM/STEAM lab that can be taken off-site into classrooms, community events, and for “make and take activities for adults and children during rentals or celebrations at the museum. As the presenting sponsor of STEM/STEAM programming, the organization or family choosing STEM/STEAM programming will be included on signage displayed at each event with signage hosting your brand. Additionally, your brand will receive acknowledgement on the MCMRM website, in all social media sites, and on all program collaterals produced for the public related to the STEAM lab activities.

  • Two (2) *Engineer level family memberships for four (4)
  • Ten (10) individual tickets to Snowville’s Holiday Lights event that features over 2 million lights
  • FREE admission for eight (8) to all “VIP Events” in addition to the scholarships provided for 15 children.

The Coast Exhibit $20,000

As the presenting sponsor of the Coast Train Layout which highlights fifty-two landmarks on Highway 90 from Pascagoula to Canal Street in New Orleans, your brand will be the first sponsor that guests entering the museum will see. This exhibit will contain fifty-two animatronics to actively engage guests who will bring those landmarks to life through the press of a button or lever. As the sponsor, the organization or family choosing the Coast Exhibit will be included on signage in the museum naming your organization as the sponsor of that space with your brand. Additionally, your brand will receive acknowledgement on the MCMRM website, in all social media sites, and on all program collaterals produced for the public related to the layout’s activities.

  • One (1) corporate membership with 500 individual tickets to the museum included 25 individual tickets to Snowville’s Holiday Lights event that features over 2 million lights and
  • FREE admission for eight (8) to all “VIP Events” plus
  • Two (2) *Engineer level family memberships for Four (4)

Free Friday nights $20,000

1 Corporate-sponsored Friday each month from 5-8 pm that allows

all guests to enter the museum free of charge. As the sponsor, the organization or family choosing Free Friday Nights will be included on signage in the museum naming the sponsor of that event with your brand. Additionally, your brand will receive acknowledgement on the MCMRM website, in all social media sites, and on all program collaterals produced for the public related to the Free Friday activities.

  • One(1) corporate membership with 500 individual tickets to the museum used anytime,
  • 25 individual tickets to Snowville’s Holiday Lights event that features over 2 million lights
  • FREE admission for eight (8) to all “VIP Events”
  • Two (2) *Engineer level family memberships for

Garden Outdoor Area $20,000

The Garden outdoor area will present a “swamp” environment to the museum that depicts the areas that early trains would have passed through as they traveled Mississippi, Louisiana, and Alabama. The riding trains will also be in the Garden Area to take guests back to the scenes of those past trips. As the sponsor, your organization will be included on signage in the Garden naming the sponsor of that space with your brand. Additionally, your brand will receive acknowledgement on the MCMRM website, in all social media sites, and on all program collaterals produced for the public related to the layout’s activities.

  • 300 individual tickets to the museum
  • 25 individual tickets to Snowville’s Holiday Lights event that features over 2 million lights and free admission for eight (8) to all “VIP Events”
  • Two (2) *Engineer level family memberships for four (4).

Summer Camp Sponsor $10,000

The presenting sponsor of summer camps will have sole rights of sponsorship in media acknowledgement on all marketing collaterals, all camp materials sent out to campers and families, camp photos as well as on the MCMRM website, in all social media sites, and on all program collaterals produced for the public related to the summer camp program. This level of giving also will provide free camp scholarships for 15 children who would not be able to attend otherwise.

  • Two 2 *Engineer level family memberships for four (4)
  • Ten (10) individual tickets to Snowville’s Holiday Lights event that features over 2 million lights
  • FREE admission for eight (8) to all “VIP Events”
  • Scholarships provided for 15 children.

Toddler Area $10,000

As the sponsor, your brand will be included on signage in the Toddler Area naming the sponsor of that space with your brand. Additionally, your brand will receive acknowledgement on the MCMRM website, in all social media sites, and on all program collaterals produced for the public related to the layout’s activities

  • 200 individual tickets to the museum
  • 2 *Engineer level family memberships for 4
  • 10 individual tickets to Snowville’s Holiday Lights event that features over 2 million lights
  • FREE admission for 8 to all “VIP” Events

Fixed S.T.E.A.M Exhibits $5,000

As the sponsor of one of our stand-alone exhibits, your brand will be included on signage in the museum naming the sponsor with your brand. Additionally, your brand will receive acknowledgement on the MCMRM website, in all social media sites, and on all program collaterals produced for the public related to the exhibit’s activities.

  • Two (2) annual *Engineer level family membership for four (4)
  • Six (6) tickets to Snowville’s Holiday Lights event that features over 2 million lights
  • FREE admission for four  (4) to all “VIP Events.”

Birthday Party Rooms x3 $4,000/ROOM

Three birthday party rooms are available for corporate sponsorship or

“in honor of” or “in memory of” a loved one. Sponsorships provide signage recognizing your brand or loved one in the room as well as on the MCMRM website, in all social media sites, and on all program collaterals produced for the public related to the birthday program.

  • One(1) annual *Engineer level family membership for four (4),
  • Two (2) free birthday parties
  • Six (6) tickets to Snowville’s Holiday Lights event
  • FREE admission for four (4) to all VIP Events

MEMORIAL BENCHES $1,500/EACH

The museum will place 10 benches (similar to a church pew) around the museum area that may be claimed to honor a loved one, to thank someone for a job well done, or to commemorate someone who loves model trains. To have the name of your loved one on a plague on a bench for one year, simply claim a bench and enjoy the fun of finding “your” bench in the museum when you visit.

Sponsorships provide signage recognizing your brand or loved one and on the MCMRM website, and in all social media sites.

  • **Conductor Level Family Membership for four (or their designees,)
  • Four (4) tickets to Snowville’s Holiday Lights event,
  • FREE admission for four (4) to all VIP Events.

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