2285 S Broadway, Green Bay, WI 54304
(age 3 - 12)
(under age 3)
Train Ride tickets must be purchased with a Museum admission.
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May 1st - Sept 30th (Everyday)
Oct 1st - Oct 31st (Weekends)
ALL ABOARD our vintage, full-size railroad equipment for a 25-minute tour of the Museum. Along the way, the conductor describes various rolling stock, points out highlights of the Museum, talks about railroad safety and discusses the hobo culture. The train ride is pulled by a diesel locomotive. No reservations are needed to ride the train.
DEPARTURES from Hood Jct. Depot:
The Big Boy to Boxcars: The Good and Bad of Railroad Graffiti at the National Railroad Museum, which opened February 1, 2014, is designed to stimulate discussion on and challenge conceptions about ... Read More >
The National Railroad Museum is proud to have the only A4 Class locomotive in the United States. This British made locomotive was renamed for Dwight D. Eisenhower after World War II. Along ... Read More >
Housed in the Museum’s Hood Junction, the new Jodey Lenfestey Children’s Discovery Depot will expose younger Museum visitors to the world of railroading, while teaching children elements of social studies, math, and ... Read More >
Pullman Porters: From Service to Civil Rights, is at the nexus of three central historical narratives: railroads in United States History, and the labor and civil rights movements of the 20th century. ... Read More >
Big Boy – the world's largest steam locomotive. Weighing in at 1.1 million pounds and measuring nearly half a football field in length (132’-10.875”), the Big Boy locomotives were designed to haul ... Read More >
The GG-1, America’s most famous electric locomotive, was first built in 1932, and has had its streamlined body featured on a U.S. postage stamp, as a Lionel toy train and in dozens ... Read More >
In 1955, the railroads tried to stem the dismal downward spiral they saw in passenger traffic. They were looking for a vehicle that was fast, economical to build and operate, and fashionable ... Read More >
Prior to May 1971, when Amtrak began to operate America's passenger trains, individual railroads offered their own service. There was considerable competition between railroads with travelers having several trains to choose from ... Read More >
Your museum admission includes viewing of Last of the Giants, a 25-minute documentary chronicling the Union Pacific Big Boys. Theater entrances are located on either side of the marble recognition wall in the Fuller Hall lobby.
Also, during special events, our theater is used to screen event-related films, such as Thomas the Train and Polar Express.