Special Events

Special Events at the Museum

  • Father's Day at Laws - June 16th 12:30pm to 4pm
    • Pie Auction
    • Hand Car Rides
    • Food
    • Pie By The Slice
    • Variety Show  (Grab the family and put a show together - Dads, Daughters, Sons, and Moms)

More special events...

  • Curley Fletcher Birthday Poetry Rendezvous - Sept 28th - A new event
  • Choo Choo Swap Meet - Oct 5th - Our famous semi annual held at the Tri-County fairgrounds
  • The Railroad Express! - Dec 14th - An annual Bishop Chamber family event with train rides, live entertainment, crafts & visits with Santa. 
  • Train rides on the Death Valley Brill Car - Various times - Click Here for Schedule 


Hosting a private event...

  • Weddings, receptions, birthday parties, reunions, you name it, the Museum grounds are available for your private special events. 
  • Our Museum staff will work with you to coordinate scheduling, facility needs, and special train rides (see Private Party Train Rides)
  • We're here to help make your event a memorable one.

Click on the Events Request Form and mail it to:
Bishop Museum & Historical Society
PO Box 363, Bishop, California 93515.


Private Party Train Rides... 

  • The Death Valley Railroad "Brill Car" - Rents for $50 per hour (including operating crew - Holds 34 passengers in comfort - The crew will do photo a "run-by"by request, in addition to normal rides. 
  • "Old Smokey" the mine train -  is very popular for children's birthday parties and rents for $25 per hour including operating crew.

Photography, filming, and videography...