Tickets / Hours

Tickets / Hours


Daily Admission Tickets

  • $12: Adults and children ages 13 and older
  • $10: Seniors ages 62 and older
  • $8: Children ages 2-12
  • Free: Children younger than age 2
  • Free: Members

* Admission costs vary on days of special events

* Tickets may be purchased via the calendar link on this webpage, or tickets may be purchased in person at our main entrance ticket desk.

Train Ride Tickets

  • The train ride is $4, plus regular admission cost. Train rides are held daily May through September, and on weekends in October.


The National Railroad Museum is open year-round. Hours are as follows:

January through March

  • Tuesdays – Saturdays: 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • Sundays: 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • Mondays: Closed

April through December

  • Mondays – Saturdays: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • Sundays: 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

During days of the The Polar Express Train Ride event in mid-November through mid-December, the Museum closes one hour prior to the start of that day’s first show.


The Museum is closed on these holidays:

  • Thanksgiving
  • Christmas Eve
  • Christmas Day
  • New Year’s Eve (closes at 2 p.m.)
  • New Year’s Day
  • Easter
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Contact Us

Ticket Desk: (920) 437-7623 or

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