The Railroad Museum Needs You!

On Saturday, September 12th, at 10:00 am the Railroad Museum will be conducting docent training. The museum is expanding and hoping to provide guided tours to groups visiting the museum. Docents are volunteer teachers who provide group learning experiences in the form of museum tours or demonstrations for special groups of visitors. They often get to interact with school children who are visiting the museum, helping the next generation discover how amazing railroads and trains can be. Shawn Morrison (pictured here), currently leads guided tours through the museum at 1:00 pm every Saturday. "We're looking forward to being able to enhance the visitor's experience. The docent program is desi

Thank you to all of our loyal Polar Express™ fans!

The museum staff tried many different options and configurations, but unfortunately, this year, we find we cannot safely produce the Polar Express™ Train Ride under the current conditions. "After our debut year, and the blowout success of the Polar Express in Galveston in 2019, we were really looking forward to Polar Express 2020," said Jennifer Kelso, Marketing Director for the museum. "We began alternative planning back in April at the beginning of the coronavirus, working with other Polar Express venues around the United States. Every conceivable option was discussed. But the safety of our guests comes first, and in this environment, it was impossible to host a Polar Express Train Ride an

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Adults (13-64): $10

Seniors (65+): $8

Children (3-12): $5

Children 2 and under: Free


Open Daily

10am - 5pm

(409) 765-5700


Main Entrance:

123 - 25th Street

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West Ticket Office:

2602 Santa Fe Place 

Galveston, TX 77550


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.