Upcoming Events

Harborside Express Train Rides

Saturdays, weather permitting

11am to 1:30pm

The "Harborside Express" is an open air caboose that travels 1 mile up Harborside Dr., then returns to the Galveston Railroad Museum. The train rides are approximately 15 minutes long. Boarding for the Harborside Express begins at 11:00 am, with the last train ride train ride ticket sold at 1:30 pm. The train is a standing ride without seats. Due to the caboose being open air, the rides will sometimes be closed during inclement weather.  Train crew takes a 30 minute lunch break in the noon hour.

Ticket to ride the Train: $5, ages 3+

in addition to museum admission

November 27th - December 23rd

Join the Galveston Railroad Museum for a memorable Holiday event at our spacious 5-acre facility. 

  • Storytime with Mrs. Claus

  • 5 acres of trains, beautifully decorated for Christmas

  • 'Twas the Night Before Christmas walkthrough storybook

  • Socially distanced pictures with Santa Claus featuring trains!

  • Holiday Harborside Express Train Rides

Saturdays 1:00

Join us a 1:00 on Saturdays for a docent-led tour of the museum.  Get a behind the scenes look at the museum. 


The tour is a free add-on to museum admission.  Email info@galvestonrrmuseum.org to reserve your spot

Become a docent at the Galveston Railroad Museum!  Learn the behind the scenes information, and become part of the Railroad Museum family.  


The training is free, but space is limited.  Email info@galvestonrrmuseum.org to reserve your spot


Adults (13-64): $12

Seniors (65+): $9

Children (3-12): $6

Children 2 and under: Free


Regular Admission Hours

M-F 10AM to 5PM

(409) 765-5700



Main Entrance:

123 - 25th Street

Free Parking &

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.