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Summer Railroad Camp Registration

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 with Museum staff members and trained volunteers to learn about ...
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Join Us For Winter Railroad Storytime!

Date & Times: Tuesdays at 3:30 p.m. on January 16, 23, 30; February 6, 13, 20, 27 and March 6. Wednesdays at 10 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. on January 17, 24, 31; February 7, 14, 21, 28 and March 7 ...
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Requiem For Steam: The Railroad Photographs Of David Plowden

A new photography exhibit opened February 3, 2018, featuring the railroad photography of David Plowden, a well-known American photographer that created iconic images of the nation’s railroads. His fascination with railroads was the root of his life’s work as a ...
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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 of and retain Museum volunteer staff; works up to 20 hours a week as ...
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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 educational programs to groups of all ages; assist with development and research for projects and programs assigned ...
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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, as he talks about the process and takes ...
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Holiday Card Center Christmas Cards – On Sale

Get an early start to the busy holiday season by purchasing your cards now. Click Here to visit the Holiday Card Center and purchase holiday cards online! To order by telephone, call 1-800-556-5494. Thank you for shopping and supporting the ...
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Railroading Merit Badge Workshop – Register Now!

Following the merit badge requirements, Scouts participate in a series of six workshops. Successful completion of the activities will earn the Railroading Merit Badge. During this engaging program, we learn about rail safety, how locomotives work, what freight trains carry, ...
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Now Hiring Restoration Specialist

The National Railroad Musem is now accepting applications for the exciting position of Restoration Specialist. SUMMARY Conducts restoration work on rolling stock and buildings; maintains structural, aesthetic, and historical integrity of rolling stock and Museum structures. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES ...
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