Thank you for visiting the National Railroad Museum website. Since 1958, the NRM has been enriching lives of others by offering the American railroad experience through engaging exhibits, programs, and special events.
At the National Railroad Museum we strive to introduce visitors to a chapter in national history that brought wealth and modernity to millions of Americans. Learning about the history of rail allows us to connect the political, cultural and economic influences that built America. It goes beyond a mere discussion of hardware but reveals that way in which rail shaped American culture through literature, music and historical events.
Our website is your guide to our resources, introducing you to the many ways we connect people to America’s railroad heritage. I hope that you find the site helpful and that you discover something new during your visit. Michael E. Telzrow Executive Director
The origin of the National Railroad Museum dates to 1956, when local individuals advanced the concept of a national museum dedicated ...
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