Thomas the Tank Engine®, along with his friends and favorite destinations from the Island of Sodor, have come to life with the opening of the Thomas Land at Edaville Railroad in Carver MA. Thomas Land is the largest permanent Thomas & Friends attraction in North America.
Thomas Land Edaville Railroad Carver MA
The new park is in close partnership with HIT Entertainment, one of the world’s leading preschool entertainment companies, and a division of Fisher-Price. Thomas Land opened in summer 2015. At the time, Sid Mathur, Vice President, The Americas, HIT Entertainment, said, “Thomas Land is Thomas’ next great destination and a testimony to Thomas the Tank Engine’s enduring popularity…..Edaville is the perfect partner for Thomas Land.”
Set in a lush New England landscape, the new Thomas Land covers 11.5 acres and offer 14 rides based on Thomas & Friends and the Island of Sodor. Attractions at Thomas Land features a 20-minute long, scenic train ride on a life-sized Thomas the Tank Engine, and theme park favorites including a roller coaster, drop tower, soft-play area and much more.
All of the rides and attractions feature beloved characters such as Thomas, Diesel, Toby, Cranky the Crane, Harold the Helicopter, and more favorites. Guests can visit familiar destinations around the Island of Sodor like Tidmouth Sheds, Knapford Station, and Brendam Docks. Sir Topham Hatt, Controller of the Railway on the Island of Sodor, will be on site to greet and take photos with guests.
There are currently two other Thomas Lands in operation worldwide. The first was opened in 1998 at Fujikyu Highland amusement park in Japan, 90 minutes from Tokyo. The second Thomas Land, and Europe’s first, was opened in 2008 at Drayton Manor Theme Park in the UK. Together, both parks attract nearly 3 million visitors each year.
Edaville USA has been a family friendly destination for Thomas fans for more than 13 years as a Edaville has hosted the popular Day Out With Thomas tour. The Day Out With Thomas Tour has several dates. You can buy your tickets online. Edaville is located in Carver MA (Exit 2 off of 495 south) and it is about an hour drive from Metrowest MA!