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Museum Day Live!

Free Admission on September 23, 2017, with Downloadable Museum Day Live! Ticket Temple’s Railroad & Heritage Museum will open its doors free of charge on Saturday September 23, 2017, as part of Smithsonian Magazine’s thirteenth annual Museum Day Live!, an initiative in which participating museums across the United States emulate the spirit of the Smithsonian [...]

September 13th, 2017|Programs|

New Exhibit: Requiem for Steam

Central Vermont Railway Extra 464 North Meets Extra 472 South, Amherst, MA 1954 Photograph copyright David Plowden, courtesy of the Center for Railroad Photography & Art Requiem for Steam: The Railroad Photographs of David Plowden will be on display September 1 - December 9. On loan from the Center for Railroad Photography and [...]

August 31st, 2017|Exhibits|

Summer Exhibit: March to Freedom

The temporary exhibit, March to Freedom will be on display at the Temple Railroad and Heritage Museum June 6 to August 26, 2017. March to Freedom features photographs by James "Spider" Martin that are in the collection of The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History at the University of Texas at Austin. The photos on [...]

June 1st, 2017|Exhibits|

Call for Artists

We are looking for artists for our second annual Transcontinental Art Fair on August 19 & 20, 2017. Find all the details on our Art Fair page.

May 15th, 2017|Events|

Events and programs on hold

Reminder: The City of Temple and the Parks Department have asked us to suspend events and programs like our Family Days at the museum during the construction of the Santa Fe Plaza in front of the museum. The initial stage of construction involves digging up streets and parking lots around our campus. Once this phase [...]

May 10th, 2017|Calendar, Programs|

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|

New Exhibit: Food for Thought

The Temple Railroad and Heritage Museum is pleased to announce a new spring exhibit entitled, Food for Thought, which features quilts on loan from Studio Art Quilt Associates. Food for Thought includes 34 art quilts from around the world that examine the many aspects that food plays in our daily lives — from a single [...]

February 15th, 2017|Exhibits|

Get your tickets for the Wizarding Express!

THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT! Temple Railroad & Heritage Museum will be hosting a magical train ride on Saturday, March 11th. 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 9th, 2017|Programs|