Visitors can see a collection of railroad equipment, signals, lanterns, dining car china, and more
About This Deal
- Youth admission is valid for ages 7–14 and adult admission for ages 15 and up.
- Free admission for children under 7.
About Colfax Railroad Museum
Housed in a sandstone building built in 1913, Colfax Railroad Museum is a place created for those fascinated by trains. It exhibits many kinds of railroad-related artifacts, including lanterns, uniforms and a railroad dining car china collection. Its goal is to help the visitors understand the experiences of travelers from the past and show how the technology evolved.
Eye Catcher: Railroad dining car china collection, which is the largest public display in the world.
Permanent Mainstay: Railroad cars, including Soo Line Caboose #256 and Soo Line Coach #991.
Don't Miss: Porter 2-6-2T steam engine, a historical locomotive.
The Building: Village's third depot created from sandstone in1913,and the second depot built in 1898 and the site of Teddy Roosevelt's last whistle stop speech.