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The Galesburg Railroad Museum is open for the season. We are open Friday, Saturday & Sunday from 12 noon to 4 p.m..WE REQUIRE PEOPLE WHO COME TO VISIT TO WEAR MASKS!! We are available for tours of the museum the rest of week by appointment weather permitting.  Cars unavailable in inclement weather. Please call 309-368-2858 or 309-368-9208.




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

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

For more information on the Galesburg Railroad Days Events, visit



Knox County Scenic Drive First two weekends in October


We will not be at the scenic drive this year

We will be available for by appointment tours both weekends and during the week. Please call Annette Godsil, President 309-368-2858 or Maurice Godsil, Secretary 309-368-9208 to schedule a time and day.



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