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Jingle Bell Express Train Ride

Jingle Bell Express Train Ride The Temple Railroad and Heritage Museum will be hosting a special holiday train ride with Santa Claus on Saturday, December 8th &  15th. We will be riding Amtrak from Temple to McGregor, returning to Temple by school bus. Schedule: • Riders will get a chance to visit with Santa and [...]

October 15th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Wizarding Express Fall 2018

The Temple Railroad & Heritage Museum will be hosting a magical train ride on Saturday, October 13. 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 and sharpen their [...]

September 26th, 2018|Uncategorized|

New Exhibit: Coney Island

Come on Down to Coney Island: Visions of an American Dreamland The Temple Railroad and Heritage Museum is proud to bring an exciting new exhibit to Temple entitled: Coney Island: Visions of an American Dreamland.  This traveling exhibition from NEH on the Road will be on display September 1st - October 20th. The exhibit explores [...]

August 24th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Sept 1 – Coney Island Family Day

Need a quick getaway before the summer officially ends? Come join us at the Temple Railroad & Heritage Museums as we celebrate iconic Coney Island at our next Free Family Day on Saturday, September 1 with extended hours from 10am to 2pm! Indulge in favorite Coney Island foods with free popcorn and snowcones, boardwalk games [...]

August 24th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Terror in the Theater Sci-Fi Film Series

We are hosting a classic Science Fiction film series at 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|