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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|

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|

Cabin Fever Family Day

Winter blues got you down? Spent too much time together over the holidays? Bring the kids and venture out to the Temple Railroad & Heritage Museum this Saturday, January 6th for the FREE Cabin Fever Family Fun Day held from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m at the museum. “We know that the holidays can be [...]

January 2nd, 2018|Events|

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|

New Exhibit: Sign of the Times

Don't miss our wonderful winter exhibit, "Sign of the Times: The Great American Political Poster, 1844-2012," on display December 15-January 19. Find out more on our exhibits page.

December 16th, 2017|Exhibits|

New Years Eve 2018

Ring in the new year at the beautiful Santa Fe Depot as the Railroad & Heritage Museum presents: Midnight Masquerade New Year’s Party on Sunday, December 31, 2017 from 9:00pm to 1:00am. This New Year’s celebration will feature hors d’oeuvres, a midnight champagne toast, New Year’s party favors, and dancing with a live DJ in the grand [...]

November 10th, 2017|Calendar, Events|