Site Updates:

The Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania remains closed to the public. 

PHMC’s historic sites and museums, including the Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania, will remain closed until further notice.

Please watch our website and social media for updates.

Our Commitment To Inclusion


Museum At Home:

Search our Online Library and Archives!

See Our New Exhibits!  

Explore Our Equipment Roster!

Download Our Coloring Pages and Other Activities!

Welcome to the Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania

The Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania educates the public regarding the Commonwealth’s rich railroad history, discovering the relevance of railroads in building the nation and the role of today’s railroads in our lives.

Explore real trains, historical displays and interactive exhibits!

See 100 locomotives and railroad cars, and our operating model train displays.

There’s always something new and exciting going on at the Museum!

Learning is fun, and we have educational programs for every age group!

We welcome your support, and offer several ways for you to make an impact!

Upcoming Events:

Help Shape The Future Of Railroad History

Support the nonprofit Friends of the Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania.

Learn more and donate.

Workin’ On The Railroad Virtual Program

January 19, 2021

Learn more and register.

Virtual Trivia Night

January 29, 2021

Learn more and register.


Now you can “adopt” a train from the Museum’s collection.

Learn more and adopt.