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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!

Apr 01

The Great Bunny Train

April 1 - April 9
May 17

History Treasure Tour

May 17 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
May 21

Member Swap Day

May 21 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm


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: Director of Development

We are currently hiring for the exciting role of Director of Development! The Director of Development develops, coordinates and oversees the overall functions of the Development Department; Assis…
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Railroad Camp Registration Now Open!

It’s a summer camp all about trains! During these five-day camps, you’ll enjoy many different activities relating to trains and railroads. You will explore the National Railroad Museum and work wi…
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2017 Dining & Passenger Exhibit

A new dining and passenger exhibit will open on February 11, 2017, featuring hundreds of pieces of china from Jay Christopher’s collection. This will be the first time this select…
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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!