Adults (13-64): $10

Seniors (65+): $8

Children (3-12): $5

Children 2 and under: Free


Open Daily

10am - 5pm

Closed mid-October to mid-January

for Polar Express™ Train Ride


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.

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...

March 16, 2018

The Museum hosted is 4th Annual Texas Chief special excursion on March 10th, 2018. The run was originally schedule for September of 2017 but posted due to Hurricane Harvey. The train ran from Galveston to the BNSF yard in South Houston and back. The Museum's two F-unit...

January 5, 2018

The Museum held its annual Santa Train event on Saturday, December 16th, 2017. The event was a huge success, with parents and their little ones coming to visit Santa, visit the Museum, and ride the Harborside Express despite the chilly weather. We appreciate our volunt...

September 28, 2017

In the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, the Museum's track suffered some damages causing the derail of the Fairbanks Morse H2044 Locomotive and the Robert E. Lee passenger car. The Museum was able to rerail the Robert E. Lee but due to the brake rigging on the Fairbanks...

October 12, 2016

On Sunday, October 2, 2016 BNSF and the Galveston Railroad Museum came together to honor Galveston First Responders on a

roundtrip train ride from Galveston to Brenham, TX, using the  Museum's famous Santa Fe Chief Locomotives. This was also the first train ride ma...

August 12, 2016

It's been a long while since November 2014 when the Railroad Museum received a $15,000 grant from the Bromberg Foundation to help fund audio tours. MuseumWorks, Inc. out of Dallas, Texas, was contracted to develop the audio tour for the museum.  After a recording sessi...

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