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National Train Day Family Train Ride

We are celebrating National Train Day with a special family train ride! On Saturday, May 12 the Temple Railroad and Heritage Museum will be riding a train from Temple to McGregor on Amtrak. We will meet at the museum at 11am and will return to Temple by school bus by 1pm.* Tickets must be purchased [...]

April 24th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Gone To Texas Family Day

Join us for Gone to Texas! Family Day Saturday, April 7, 11am-1pm Whether you are a Texas native or just moved here, come join the Temple Railroad & Heritage Museum in discovering what makes Texas great at the Gone to Texas! Family Day Saturday, April 7th from 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. And what says [...]

April 2nd, 2018|Uncategorized|

New Exhibit: Patios, Pools, and the Invention of the American Backyard

Smithsonian Traveling Exhibit Celebrating the Invention of the American Backyard Coming to Railroad and Heritage Museum Lakewood Plaza, outdoor living space. Long Beach, Calif., 1950s. Maynard L. Parker, photographer. Courtesy of The Huntington Library, San Marino, Calif. A new traveling exhibit at the Temple Railroad and Heritage Museum celebrates the perennial signs of [...]

March 17th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Wizarding Express 2018

Temple Railroad & Heritage Museum will be hosting a magical train ride on Saturday, March 17th and Saturday, March 24th. We will be riding Amtrak from Temple to McGregor, returning to Temple by school bus. Costumes optional - but we'd love to see them! Schedule:  • Riders will get a chance to attend Magic School [...]

February 14th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Geek Out! Family Day

Geek Out with Us! The Temple Railroad and Heritage Museum will host their annual Geek Out! Family Day on February 3rd from 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. This free event celebrates all the wacky, wonderful things we love! Whether you’re into history, comic books, mad science, engineering, princesses, space aliens, or wizards, Geek Out! Day [...]

February 1st, 2018|Uncategorized|

Holiday Closures

The Museum and City of Temple offices will be closed December 22-25. Please enjoy a safe and wonderful holiday!

December 16th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Santa at the Depot 2017

Santa Claus will be coming back to the Temple Railroad and Heritage Museum on Saturday, December 2nd for the annual Santa at the Depot celebration. He’ll arrive by train at 10:00 a.m. and will be meeting with kids all day until 4pm. Each child that visits with Santa will receive a small gift, courtesy of [...]

November 10th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Jingle Bell Express Train Trips

THESE TRIPS ARE SOLD OUT!! Fun family trip with Santa! The Temple Railroad and Heritage Museum will be hosting special holiday train rides with Santa Claus on Saturday, December 9 and Saturday, December 16. We will be riding Amtrak from Temple to McGregor, returning to Temple by school bus. Tickets: By popular demand, we are [...]

November 9th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Veteran’s Day Closing

We are closed for the city holiday on Friday, November 10. We will be open Saturday, November 11 with free admission for Veterans.

November 8th, 2017|Uncategorized|

New Exhibit: Once Upon a Playground

Check out our new temporary exhibit, "Once Upon a Playground." Once Upon a Playground On Display: April 8 – May 25, 2017 Brenda Biondo, Moon Rocket, Boulder, CO, 2007; color photograph, 32 x 24 inches; Courtesy of the artist. A Program of ExhibitsUSA, a national division of Mid-American Arts Alliance with the The Texas Commission [...]

May 2nd, 2017|Uncategorized|