The Reading and Research Room is available (by appointment only), 10:00 AM to Noon and 1:05 PM to 5:00 PM Monday through Thursday when the museum is open (not certain holidays nor certain Winter Mondays; see here for schedule).
Paging of materials ceases at 4:30 PM. Regular museum admission fee must be paid at the front desk, but no additional fee is charged for use of the Library/Archives. Fees are charged for duplication of materials.
Books Do Not Circulate, Library and Archives stacks are closed, but visitors are encouraged to use finding aids and our online catalog, or request staff assistance in locating desired materials, which will be delivered to the Reading and Research Room.
Researchers should make an appointment at least one week in advance.
Mailing Address for Research Inquiries:
Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania Library and Archives
P.O. Box 15
Strasburg, Pennsylvania 17579
Rt. 741 East (300 Gap Road)
Strasburg, Pennsylvania, PA 17579
Phone: 717 687-8628
Fax: 717 687-0876
Click here to E-mail the Library/Archives to submit inquiries, or to make an appointment.