Historic RailPark & Train Museum

Bowling Green, KY

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Address: 401 Kentucky St, Bowling Green, KY 42101, USA Number: 270 745 7317 Website Contact How do we get there?

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Historic RailPark and Train Museum

Travel back in time as you experience the golden era of passenger travel. A guided walking tour through vintage rail cars leads you through a Post Office car, Dining car, Sleeper Car, Office Car and the Red Caboose. A self-guided tour allows you to wander the museum at your leisure.

Active a model railroad;experience the hobo life; learn about the Conductor, Cook and Engineer's experience on the train; hear the story of the Great Locomotive Chase; watch movies in the theater and much, much more!

Play area in the Gift Shop allows kids to dress up like Hobo's, climb on an over sized toy train and a Brio Table for little engineers. It should be clarified that there are no actual train rides available.

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Any top tips?


Allow 1-3 hours for a visit. No train rides available.

I'm Hungry!


Snack and soft drink machines on site. Restaurants and other eating establishments nearby.

Healthy Eating Healthy food options nearby.

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Where is it at?


I-65 South to Exit 28. Travel 3 miles. Historic RailPark will be on the right. I-65 North to Exit 26. Travel 3 miles. Turn right onto Kentucky St. Historic RailPark will be immediately on the left.

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Lesson plans may be found online. Included are various topics such as the Civil War and the Railroad, The Great Locomotive Chase and the First Medal of Honor, and Hoboes.

Can I get one of those?


Gift shop provides unique gifts to take home to friends and family, or as a special memory of your visit.

Need a little extra help?


The museum is handicap accessible, but the rail cars are not.

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Baby Facilities

Changing tables provided in restrooms.

When can we go?

9am to 5pm Monday through Saturday, Sunday 1pm to 4pm.

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