ADMISSION

Adults (13-64): $10

Seniors (65+): $8

Children (3-12): $5

Children 2 and under: Free

HOURS

Open Daily

10am - 5pm

Closed mid-October to mid-January

for Polar Express™ Train Ride

LOCATION

2602 Santa Fe Place 

Galveston, TX 77550

409-765-5700

MISSION STATEMENT:

The Galveston Railroad Museum is dedicated to the restoration, observation, and re-use of its historic facilities and equipment for the development of educational and interactive programs, which support railroading and transportation initiatives serving our regional community.

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The Galveston Railroad Museum is a 501(c)(3) organization registered in the state of Texas.

August 21, 2019

Pictured: Jennifer Kelso, Marketing Director for Galveston Railroad Museum, Dr. Stephen Duncan, GISD Director of Fine Arts and Railroad Museum Board Member, Elizabeth Bennett, GISD District Coordinator of Academic Programs and Student Outcomes, and Dr. Annette Scott, G...

July 21, 2019

The Museum's Theater Building is undergoing its first major renovation in decades.  The building dates back to the early 20th century when the Railway Express Agency used the building for a freight house, luggage storage and baggage handling for railroad passengers....

September 4, 2018

After nearly 12 years at the helm of the Galveston Railroad Museum, Morris Gould is leaving as Executive Director.  Mr. Gould was one of the founding members of the museum, and he began volunteering for the museum in February of 1983.  He was a member of the Board of D...

July 25, 2018

The museum now has its Marine Compound Engine mounted for display in the Garden of Steam. John Mosley built the base for it, and delivered it via forklift on July 18th. Farmers Copper Works brought over the forklift and installed it.

The engine was originally donat...

June 21, 2018

Marcus Bush of Houston, Texas recently donated a Model 1909 Hartford Time Switch to the museum. The switch was restored to function by Wayne Denton of Santa Fe, Texas, and delivered to the museum on Wednesday, June 6. Bush and Denton are members of the 139th Chapter of...

June 20, 2018

In April, the museum received an excellent example of a Santa Fe conductor's uniform, originally worn by C.T. "Cat Track" Burgess. The donors also provided funds and labor to build an exhibit for the uniform.


Burgess worked for the Santa Fe railroad out of Amarillo, Te...

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