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Terror in the Theater Sci-Fi Film Series

We are hosting a classic Science Fiction film series in partnership with the Beltonian Theater to go along with our temporary exhibit Terror in the Theater: Fifties Fears. All of the films will be offered free, with a short introduction by representatives from the Film Studies Program at Texas A&M University Central Texas. Film Schedule: [...]

August 2nd, 2018|Uncategorized|

Archeology Day 2018

Ever wonder what an Archeologist really does? How do they learn about the past from studying things left behind? Come find out at the Temple Railroad & Heritage Museum’s Annual Archeology Day, this Saturday, August 4th from 11am to 1pm. Visitors will get a chance to talk to real Archeologists from the Gault Site and [...]

August 1st, 2018|Uncategorized|

Kids Model Train Workshop

Fun summer workshop for kids at the museum! Join the Central Texas Area Model Railroaders to learn the ins and outs of this exciting hobby. Kids will get the chance to run some of CentraMod's layouts and complete a small modeling project to take home. For kids ages 5-12. Preregistration required by calling 254-298-5172. Register [...]

July 3rd, 2018|Uncategorized|

Beat The Heat Family Day

Cool off from the blistering Texas heat and join the Railroad and Heritage Museum for “Beat the Heat” Family Day. On Saturday, July 7th, the Museum will be keeping it cool with several summer-themed activities and crafts from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Visitors will be able to play with a bubble pool, make their [...]

July 3rd, 2018|Uncategorized|

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|

STEAM Summer Camp

Kids ages 7-12 years old can join the Railroad and Heritage Museum for a new summer camp! This year we are focusing on STEAM - Science Technology Engineering Art and Math. Get all the details on our STEAM Camp Page.

April 13th, 2018|Programs|

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|

Homespun History 2018

Step back to a time before modern machinery and megastores, when many of the items we use every day were made by hand. The Temple Railroad and Heritage Museum will host a free Homespun History Family Day on Saturday, March 3rd from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Stop by to learn how craftspeople create beautiful [...]

February 28th, 2018|Programs|

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|