Planning Your Visit

The Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania houses one of the most significant collections of historic railroad artifacts in the world. Devoted to preserving and interpreting the broad impact of railroad development on society, the Museum:

  • Displays 100+ locomotives & cars from the mid-19th & 20th centuries, including the priceless Pennsylvania Railroad Historical Collection.
  • Has restored many of these unique survivors to original appearance, and pursues a major restoration program.
  • Conducts educational programs for all ages, provides tours and holds special events, many in cooperation with outside organizations. The innovative Railway Education Center provides a focus for exciting learning.
  • Houses extensive exhibits of railroad artifacts, plus priceless art work, books, photographs and corporate railroad material.
  • Recognizes that railroad history is alive and continues being made in this new millennium. The Museum uses new technologies to preserve and interpret the unfolding story.
  • Seeks to enhance its world-class status through a process of steady improvements involving public-private partnerships.

Special Needs? The Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania makes every attempt to make all visitors feel welcome. Individuals with special needs who may require assistance should call the Museum ahead of time to discuss arrangements. Access to certain areas / exhibits may be subject to safety, staffing,and preservation factors. Pennsylvania TDD relay service is available at 800-654-5984. We will be happy to explain our access and programs.


Railroad Museum
of Pennsylvania

300 Gap Road • PA Route 741
PO Box 125
Strasburg, PA 17579


November through March:
Tuesday-Saturday, 9am-5pm
Sunday, Noon-5pm

April through October:
Monday-Saturday, 9am-5pm
Sunday, Noon-5pm


Adults (ages 12-64) $10

Seniors (65+) $9

Youth (3-11) $8

Ages 2 & Under (2-under) Free

Groups (10+ adults)
Call for discounted rates


Phone: 717-687-8628
Fax: 717 687-0876


Museum Open:
• Martin Luther King Jr Day: Monday, January 15, 2018
• Presidents’ Day: Monday, February 19, 2018
• Memorial Day: Monday, May 28, 2018
• Independence Day: Wednesday, July 4, 2018
• Labor Day; Monday, September 3, 2018
• Columbus Day; Monday, October 8, 2018
• Veterans’ Day: Sunday, November 11, 2018
• Black Friday: Friday, November 23, 2018

Museum Closed:
• New Year’s Eve: Sunday, December 31, 2017
• New Year’s Day: Monday, January 1, 2018
• Easter: Sunday, April 1, 2018
• Thanksgiving: Thursday, November 22, 2018
• Christmas Eve: Monday, December 24, 2018
• Christmas Day: Tuesday, December 25, 2018
• New Year’s Eve: Monday, December 31, 2018
• New Year’s Day: Tuesday, January 1, 2019