Visitor Information

Hours:

Open April 2nd to September 30, 2019 Tuesday through Saturday, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Sunday, from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Closed Monday's & Holidays

Admission:

Adults $6; Children $3 (ages 8 to 16) (ages 7 and under free with paid adult)

Parking:

Available in the city parking lots on Seminary Street and on Mulberry Street

Accessibility:

The collections and exhibits located inside the Museum Building are handicapped accessible; however, the Locomotive 3006 and the rest of the Rolling Stock are not.

Near By Attractions:

  • Seminary Street Shops
  • Carl Sandburg Birthplace Museum
  • Orpheum Theatre
  • Browning Museum
  • Discovery Depot/Children’s Museum
  • Knox College and Old Main (site of historic Lincoln-Douglas debate)
  • Amtrak Depot

Near By Restaurants:

  • Packing House
  • Uncle Billy’s Bakery
  • New China
  • Landmark Cafe
  • Chez Willy’s
  • Q’s Cafe

For more information on these places and lodging, visit the Galesburg Visitor & Convention Bureau at www.visitgalesburg.com

Events 

Galesburg Railroad Museum

Open House May 10, 2019 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Honoring the 150th Anniversary

of the Transcontinental Railroad

in which the golden spike was driven in the ground joining the Union Pacific Railroad with the Central Pacific Railroad at Promontory Summit

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Railroad Days June 20th to 23rd, 2019

GALESBURG RAILROAD MUSEUM WILL BE OPEN FOR TOURS 

 Guided Tours of the Museum Building and Railroad Cars

Souvenir Shop inside building on Thursday & Friday

THURSDAY JUNE 20TH FROM 10 A.M. TO 4 P.M.

FRIDAY JUNE 21ST FROM 10 A.M. TO 4 P.M.  

SATURDAY JUNE 22ND FROM 9 A.M. TO 5 P.M. 

SUNDAY JUNE 23RD FROM 10 A.M. TO 3 P.M.

Prices are $6 for Adults (17 and older)

$3 for Children (8 to 16)

Children 7 and under free with paid Adult

 

GALESBURG RAILROAD MUSEUM RAILYARD TOURS

FRIDAY JUNE 21ST FROM 12 NOON TO 3 P.M.

Tours take you around the yards with a stop at the County 10 Bridge

for picture taking of the yards. 

 Adults $5 (17 and older) Children $3 (8 to 16)

VIP Tours at 4 p.m.

Tour includes Hump Tower & Diesel Shop stop.

There will be two buses of 32 people each bus.  $20 a person

 

SATURDAY JUNE 22ND FROM 9 A.M. TO 3:30 P.M. 

Tours take you around the yards with a stop at the County 10 Bridge

for picture taking of the yards. 

 Adults $5 (17 and older) Children $3 (8 to 16)

VIP Tours at 4 p.m.

Tour includes Hump Tower & Diesel Shop stop.

There will be two buses of 32 people each bus.  $20 a person.

 

SUNDAY JUNE 23RD FROM 10 A.M. TO 2:30 P.M.

Tours take you around the yards with a stop at the County 10 Bridge

for picture taking of the yards. 

Adults $5 (17 and older) Children $3 (8 to 16)

VIP Tours at 3 p.m.

Tour includes Hump Tower & Diesel Shop stop.

There will be two buses of 32 people each bus.  $20 a person.

 

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Knox County Scenic Drive First two weekends in October 2019

OCTOBER 5 & 6TH

OCTOBER 12 & 13TH

We are located at the Knox County Fairgrounds next to the grandstands.  

Our spot has moved next to the west door. 

Come see us and Shop for Christmas.  

 

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