Family Days are returning with Santa at the Depot! Santa will be making a special trip to Temple by train and stopping by the depot! Kick off the holiday season with this annual event. Join us for some old fashioned holiday fun, holiday crafts, music, and a chance to talk with Santa! In partnership with BNSF Railway. Attendance is free! More details to come as we get closer to the event.
Don't miss the the "Requiem for Steam: The Railroad Photographs of David Plowden" exhibit, on display September 1 through December 9.
"Sign of the Times: The Great American Political Poster, 1844-2012" will be on display in the temporary exhibit gallery December 15, 2017 to January 19, 2018.
Did you spend too much time cooped up over the holidays? Family driving you crazy? Treat your Cabin Fever with a trip to the Railroad & Heritage Museum for fun activities and free admission to the special “Sign of the Times” exhibit. Enjoy one last day of celebration before getting back to the regular grind.
Don't miss your chance to see "Sign of the Times: The Great American Political Poster, 1844-2012," on display in the temporary exhibit gallery December 15, 2017 to January 19, 2018.
"Russell Lee Photographs" exhibit will be on display in the temporary exhibit gallery from January 27, 2018 to March 10, 2018. Stop by to see photographs by Texas’s renowned documentary photographer Russell Lee - The exhibit offers a rare glimpse into the remarkable images he produced in 1935 and 1936 when he first took up a camera and goes on to highlight the vast body of important work that Lee produced from 1947 through 1977.
Calling all wizards, super-heroes, princesses, galactic explorers, and geeked-out friends! Whether you’re into history, comic books, model trains, mad science, princesses, space aliens, or mythic battles, this is the place to be. Make it extra fun by coming in costume and enjoy a variety of “geeky” activities. Free!
Take a step back in time and learn about traditional crafts! Watch the experts and try your hand at skills like weaving, spinning wool, pottery, leather-working, or basket-making. Get hands on with the past and try a new craft!
"Russell Lee Photographs" exhibit will be on display in the temporary exhibit gallery from January 27, 2018 to March 10, 2018. Don't miss the chance to see photographs by Texas’s renowned documentary photographer Russell Lee.
Looking for something to do with the kids over Spring Break? Make tracks to the Temple Railroad and Heritage Museum this March for the 4th Annual Spring Break Model Train Display. Stop by the Grand Lobby of the Santa Fe Depot from March 13th-17th, as members of the Central Texas Area Model Railroaders (CentraMod) will be running multiple train layouts and be on hand to talk about their hobby and the work they have done to complete these model train layouts. Visitors can enjoy the trains during the regular museum hours, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. There is no fee to view the model train exhibit. Regular admission charges apply to view the rest of the museum.
Events Calendar Stephanie Long