Railroad Museum of Oklahoma
Enid, OK 73701
The Railroad Museum of Oklahoma in Enid features one of the largest collections of railroad material in the United States. Housed in a historic freight depot from the 1920s donated by the Santa Fe Railroad Company, the building was vacant for 25 years until restoration began in the late 1980s. It is a large space with 360 windows that is full of historical artifacts. The Railroad Museum of Oklahoma has the distinction of being one of the only railroad museums in the country to conduct all of their caboose excursions over the rails.
Exhibits inside the museum include over 1,000 pieces of dining car china and silver service from passenger trains of the past, maps depicting various railroad lines, railroad paintings, depot clocks, locks, keys and a functioning telegraph system with 47 components. A giant O-scale layout featuring circus trains and related equipment is a popular attraction for young and old alike. The model railroad room includes HO-gauge and N-gauge layouts. There are also steam and diesel engine bells and passenger train stepboxes from various Oklahoma railroads.
Facility Amenities: ADA Compliant, Gift Shop, Meeting Space Available
Group Amenities: Accommodates Tour Groups, Advance Group Reservations Required, Bus/Motorcoach Parking, Group Rates Available, Tour Group Welcome Reception
Highway Corridors (within 5 mi.): US-412, US-81
Suitable for Ages: Adults (18+), Children (up to 12), Teens (13-18)
Tour Information: Group Tours, Guided Tours
Closed Mondays and holidays.
Suggested donation: $3 per person
While every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the pricing listed above, prices are subject to change without notice.
From Hwy 81, go east on Hwy 412 to Washington St, then north to museum.
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