Visitor Information

Hours:

Open April 14th to September 30, 2020 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.  The museum is available for tours off season by appointment only.  The cars outside are weather permitting only during the off season and during hours of operation. (Rain, Snow or extreme heat will keep the cars closed)

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

 

For more information on the Galesburg Railroad Days Events, visit www.galesburgrailroaddays.com.

Events 

 

Railroad Days June 25th to 28th, 2020

GALESBURG RAILROAD MUSEUM  

 Guided Tours of the Museum Building and Railroad Cars

Souvenir Shop inside building on Thursday & Friday

THURSDAY JUNE 25th FROM 10 A.M. TO 4 P.M.

FRIDAY JUNE 26th FROM 10 A.M. TO 4 P.M.  

SATURDAY JUNE 27th FROM 9 A.M. TO 5 P.M. 

SUNDAY JUNE 28th 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 26th 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 27th FROM 9 A.M. 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.

 

SUNDAY JUNE 28th FROM 11 A.M. TO 2 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 10 a.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 2020

OCTOBER 3rd & 4TH

OCTOBER 10 & 11TH

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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