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Our Mission Statement

 Our mission is to inspire lifelong learning by providing dynamic educational opportunities through the preservation of railroad objects, engaging exhibits and innovative programs.

Upcoming Events

Stay in-the-know on events coming soon, and check out our calendar for all future events!

Fri 24

Festival of Trees

November 16, 2017 - January 7, 2018
Fri 24

THE POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Ride

November 17 - December 3
Dec 05

Holidays on the Rails

December 5 @ 9:00 am - December 9 @ 2:00 pm
To view all our great events, please visit our Events page.


What people are saying ...

“This was a fantastic event! Our kids had a blast and we found it to be very well organized – thanks for a wonderful experience!”

“Best story time in town!”

“Fascinating train display! I highly recommend it for people of all ages!!”

The National Railroad Museum Blog

Stay up to date with the latest news and highlights from the museum!

Now Hiring Volunteer Coordinator

Job Title: Volunteer Coordinator Department: Volunteers Supervisor: Executive Director SUMMARY Works 20 – 30 hours per week with volunteers to recruit, schedule, train, supervise, maintain databases…
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Now Hiring Education Assistant

The National Railroad Museum is now accepting applications for the position of Education Assistant.  SUMMARY: Prepare education department for upcoming educational programs; present edu…
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Dothan Dining Car Restoration Update

The Museum is restoring a 1920s Atlantic Coast Line Dothan dining car for operation on site. Thanks to Trains Magazine, you can take a video tour with Daniel Liedtke, Museum Operations Manager/Curator…
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Help Us Inspire Learning!

As a non-profit organization with an annual attendance of 85,000, we need your support to continue our educational programs and fun-filled events for families year after year!

The Museum will be closing at 2:00 p.m. today to accommodate THE POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Ride
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