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It’s the mission of the National Railroad Museum® to inspire lifelong learning by providing dynamic educational opportunities through the preservation of railroad objects, engaging exhibits, and innovative programs.

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Museum Unveils Lobby Remodel
The updated look welcomes visitors to the Museum.

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Auditions Starting September 16th 
Be part of the magic of THE POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Ride at the National Railroad Museum® 

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Museum Partners with Botanical Gardens and Stone Silo
Native plants used to provide sustainability

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Take a Ride in the Illinois Central Caboose

Join Museum curator, Paul Nelson for a caboose ride on Tuesdays and Thursdays through the end of September. 

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