Winter blues got you down? Spent too much time together over the holidays? Bring the kids and venture out to the Temple Railroad & Heritage Museum this Saturday, January 6th for the FREE Cabin Fever Family Fun Day held from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m at the museum.

“We know that the holidays can be stressful for families, especially with the chillier temperatures keeping everyone inside,” said Museum Director, Stephanie Long. “We hope to offer a little fun for folks before the kids head back to school.”

Families who attend the Cabin Fever Family Day, will enjoy free admission to the museum, as well as several sea themed crafting project. You’ll be able to make your very own totem, craft a yarn jellyfish, and decorate a sea turtle’s shell. They will also be able to escape to warmer times at the “Warm It Up!” photo area, set up in the grand lobby.

The museum’s temporary exhibit, Sign of the Times: The Great American Political Poster, 1844-2012, currently on display in the changing exhibit gallery, will also be free for guests from 11am to 1pm. Sign of the Times Sign of the Times: The Great American Political Poster 1844–2012 explores a variety of styles, design trends, and printing technology used in rarely seen posters created in the last 170 years. This exhibit is toured by ExhibitsUSA, a national program of Mid-American Arts Alliance. ExhibitsUSA sends more than 25 exhibits on tour to over 100 small and mid-sized communities every year.

The Temple Railroad and Heritage Museum hosts a free Family Day event of the first Saturday of each month. The museum is located in the Santa Fe Depot located at 315 West Ave. B in downtown Temple. The museum is open 10am-4pm, Tuesday through Saturday.

For more information about this and upcoming Family Days at the Temple Railroad & Heritage Museum, please call 254.298.5172 or visit