North Alabama Railroad Museum

Huntsville, AL

Where are we going?

North Alabama Railroad Museum
694 Chase Rd NE
AL 35811


What is there to do?

Choo choo, it's time to board the historic train for your locomotive ride, because we're at the North Alabama Railroad Museum!

Just east of Huntsville, this family friendly railroad museum has such a love of trains, they were created to preserve the rich railroad history, so visitors just like you can learn all about it!

You can enjoy the museum via a FREE self-guided tour, and make sure you pick up the tour sheets and museum brochures to help you navigate your way around. There are also friendly volunteers on hand to help with any questions yo may have!

Take the full tour for the best experience, where you can be taken through a variety of train cars and learn the grand history of the Alabama railroad.

Then, don't miss your chance to ride on the historic Mercury & Chase train yourself! It's best to book these in advance, and not only do they often sell out, but then you can ensure you are there for the departure time.

The total length of the line is 10 miles, and the trip lasts a little over an hour. The shorter trips last around 35 to 45 minutes.

How much does it cost?

Adults: Free admission for museum, but donations welcome! Train rides from $15

Children: Same as adult, but train rides from $10 (Under 12 years)


Need a little extra help?

Give them a call to ask about the accessibility of the museum and the trains!


When can we go?

Open 9am - 4pm on Wednesdays & Saturdays only (other days via appt). Check the train schedule online before you go

Open April to October


Any top tips?

They recommend that riders make reservations in advance for all train rides, especially if you are coming from a far distance. Riders should always make reservations well in advance for the Santa Train and North Star Limited as these rides sell out very early. - Fun things to do with kids and best places to visit in the US
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