National Railroad Museum and its collection

National Railroad Museum

The National Railroad Museum, located in Ashwaubenon, Wisconsin, is a testament to the dedication of community volunteers who founded it in 1956. As one of the oldest and largest institutions in the U.S. dedicated to preserving and interpreting the nation's railroad history, it offers a unique insight into the evolution of railroading over the years.

Collection of the National Railroad Museum

The museum's collection is a journey through more than a century of railroading. It includes notable items such as an Aerotrain, Union Pacific Big Boy No. 4017, one of the world's largest steam locomotives, and British Railways Class A4 No. 60008 Dwight D Eisenhower. These exhibits provide a tangible connection to the past, allowing visitors to explore the technological advancements and historical significance of these machines.

Inside the National Railroad Museum

The museum building is home to a wide variety of railroad artifacts, an archive, and a photography gallery. These collections offer a comprehensive view of the railroad industry, from the tools and uniforms used by workers to the historical documents and photographs that capture the essence of railroading in different eras.

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National Railroad Museum
South Broadway 2285
WI 54304 Green Bay

Visitor information National Railroad Museum

Opening hours

April through December
Mondays through Saturdays: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Sundays: 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

January through March
Tuesdays through Saturdays: 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Sundays: 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Mondays: Closed

The Museum is closed on these holidays:
Christmas Eve
Christmas Day
New Year’s Eve (closes at 2 p.m.)
New Year’s Day


0 – 1Free
2 – 12$8.00
13 – 61$12.00


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Location & Map

South Broadway 2285, Green Bay

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