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.

Upcoming Events

Harborside Express Train Rides

Saturdays, weather permitting

11am to 2:00pm, last ticket sold at 1:30

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

April 27-28, 2020, 10am - 5pm

The 13th Annual Model Train Show will return to the Galveston Railroad Museum on April 27-28, 2020.  The Model train show was started in 2004, and after a 3-year hiatus following Hurricane Ike, returned in 2012.  The show features model train layouts from train clubs around the area.

Admission: Adults 13+  $12

                      Children 12 & under FREE

November 15-17, 22-24, & 27-30
December 1, 6-8, 13-15, 20-22, 23, & 26-29

The story of The Polar Express is being theatrically re-created so you and your family can be immersed in the sights, sounds and intrigue of this classic children’s tale. 

Set to the soundtrack of the motion picture, passengers will relive the magic of the classic story as they are whisked away on THE POLAR EXPRESS™ for a magical one-hour trip to meet Santa.