Site Updates:

The Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania, a property of the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission (PHMC),

remains closed to the public until after Lancaster County enters the Green Phase of Governor Wolf’s Process to Reopen Pennsylvania plan. 


Museum At Home:

Learn about our Library and Archives resources!

Explore our New Exhibits!  Check out our Equipment Roster!

Try out the PHMC’s new Online Museum Collections search engine!

View 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:

Virtual Education Programs

June 10, June 19 and June 26, 2020

Learn more and register.

Workin’ On The Railroad Summer Day Camp (Virtual)

June 16, 23 and 30, 2020, for ages 9 to 12

Learn more and register.

Membership Benefits Extended!

Membership benefits in the Friends of the Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania have been extended.

Learn more and join or renew.

Trains Of The Green & White Mountains Ramble

October 11-15, 2020

Learn more and register.