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Age of Steam

 

Welcome to the Age of Steam Roundhouse Museum, a living testament to the golden era of railroading. This unique museum not only houses incredible locomotives, railroad cars, tools, and machinery but also serves as an active roundhouse where restoration specialists work to preserve these pieces of history. Open for public tours from April through November, this fascinating site features a fully operational 18-stall brick roundhouse and a 115-foot turntable. Funded by the Jerry and Laura Jacobson Foundation, the Age of Steam Roundhouse Museum promises an unforgettable experience for railroad enthusiasts and history buffs alike.

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Uncover the Hidden Tracks of History

The Roundhouse Tours

Embark on an unforgettable journey with the Roundhouse Tours offered by the Age of Steam Roundhouse Museum, where history comes to life. Running from April through November on Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays, these tours take you on a fascinating exploration of the fully operational, 18-stall brick roundhouse, along with its impressive 115-foot turntable. Witness expert restoration specialists meticulously working to preserve locomotives, railroad cars, tools, and machinery from the golden age of railroading. With a unique combination of historical insights and behind-the-scenes glimpses, the Roundhouse Tours provide an immersive experience like no other for railroad enthusiasts and history lovers alike.

Public Tours Available

April – November 23, 2024

Thursday, Friday, Saturday

10am, 12pm, 2pm

This is a working museum that you can visit only by joining a guided tour or during a special event.  Train rides are only offered during special events.

2024 Winter Speaker Series

Come and learn about the early history, modern design, manufacturing, and application of “T” rails.

Admision: $5

March 28th, 2024
6-7:30 PM
Roundhouse Visitor’s Center

Speaker

Christopher Schulte, Railroad Safety Specialist, Retired
Christopher Schulte
Railroad Saafety Specialist, Retired

More Information:
(330) 852-4676