Santa Comes to the Roundhouse

Come out to the Age of Steam Roundhouse Museum and climb aboard a steam-powered train to transport you to our Roundhouse where you will meet Old St. Nick himself, surrounded by our historic collection of steam locomotives!

Roundhouse Tours

Step back in time to explore the Age of Steam Roundhouse with one of our knowledgeable interpreters. Take in the sights, sounds, and smells of this authentic 20th century Roundhouse.

Steam to Victory 2023

Combining the might and power of the second World War with the display of American military and steam, visitors will see how the two worked together through the war.

Evening Lantern Tours

Join us at the Age of Steam Roundhouse Museum for a family-friendly evening of ghostly tales and stories of railroad legends, led by the light of an old oil lantern.

Ferroequinologist Tours

An extended three-hour long guided tour of the Age of Steam Roundhouse including our collection of Steam Locomotives, Restoration Shop, Turntable, Machine Shop, and Store House.

Group Tours

The Age of Steam Roundhouse Museum offers group tour opportunities for groups of twenty (20) or more individuals. Whether you have a general interest or a specialized interest in the history of steam railroading, we can cater a tour to your group’s interests. Tours last approximately 1.5 hours so please plan your itinerary accordingly.

Group Tour opportunities are offered during our regular tour season (April – November), Tuesday through Saturday at 11:00 am and 1:00 pm. Off season requests are handled on an individual basis based on staff availability. We DO NOT offer tours on Sundays. 

  • All group tours must be booked at least thirty (30) days in advance and pay a $100 non-refundable deposit.
  • All group tours participants must sign our Visitor Agreement (Download) in advance and bring it with them on the day of the tour. 

Email to book your tour.

Family Tours

Family Tours are June through August, Fridays and Saturdays at 1pm – This 45-minute interpretive tour of the Age of Steam Roundhouse is intended for our younger train fanatics and their families! The tour begins in the Depot Visitor Center at 1:00pm during select afternoons, June through August. The group will explore our collection of historic steam locomotives and rolling stock, and turntable, all while learning about basic concepts of how the steam locomotives work, what Roundhouses like ours were built for, and they will also get to participate in a small craft!