Visitor Information


Open April 5th to September 30th, 2016 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


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


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


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


Railroad Days June 24, 25 & 26, 2016

Knox County Scenic Drive First two weekends in October 2016

October 1st & 2nd from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

October 8th & 9th from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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.  

Credit Card Machine will be available this year.


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