STEAM On The Rails & Summer Camps Set

The Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania is offering a special school group student program in May and four summer camps this year.  Registration for all five youth programs is now available on Eventbrite and is on a first come basis. STEAM On The Rails. Thursday, May 19,...

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Ride The Rails On 2022 Rambles

Ride the rails with the Friends of the Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania on this year’s Rambles to four destinations of railroading, historical, scenic and cultural interest. READING & BERKS COUNTY RAMBLE: Saturday, June 18, 2022. Enjoy a day of riding the rails and viewing vintage railroad...

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Right On Track For Reading On The Rails

For Immediate Release: February 26, 2022 RIGHT ON TRACK FOR READING ON THE RAILS Strasburg, Lancaster County, PA — You’re right on track for reading and railroading as special guests share stories about trains, railroads and other amazing people, places and things during the family-friendly Reading On...

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March 2022 Programs Scheduled

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: MARCH 1, 2022 RAILROAD MUSEUM OF PENNSYLVANIA SCHEDULES MARCH PROGRAMS Strasburg, Lancaster County, PA — The Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania has announced its program lineup for March, including: Sensory Hours: Tuesday, March 8, 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Children and other community members with...

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James Cleveland Named 2022 Volunteer of the Year

The Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania is pleased to announce James Cleveland as volunteer of the year for 2022.  Jim was selected by the Friends of the Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania’s board of directors from among the Museum’s corps of more than 150 active volunteers for...

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Amtrak 50th Anniversary Self-Guided Museum Tour

In honor of Amtrak’s 50th anniversary this year, all of the Museum’s former Amtrak equipment pieces are currently decorated with ribbons and numbered signs.  When you see one of the numbered signs, you can follow a written guide to learn some fun facts and information...

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We Are A Blue Star Museum

The Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania will join museums nationwide in the Blue Star Museums initiative, a program which provides free admission to currently-serving U. S. military personnel and their families this summer.  The 2021 program will begin on Armed Forces Day, Saturday, May 15, 2021...

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Charter Day 2021

The Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania marked Charter Day in 2021, the 340th birthday of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, with this series of five short videos.  Each video, filmed and produced by Museum staff, highlights some of the interesting artifacts, exhibits, historic locomotives and rolling stock...

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Railroad Dining Exhibit

Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania collections manager Dodie Robbins shares the highlights from a 2014 exhibit on railroad dining.   Watch the video. At the dawn of the railroad age, railroads were only concerned with basic transportation. Little consideration was given to hungry passengers. They would have to...

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Al Aboard Annual Fund Drive: Thank You!

Our mission, and our passion, is to save the historic trains and educate the public about the important heritage of railroading.  We have endeavored to do so since our inception in 1983, even during the many challenges facing us today.  If you have already contributed...

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