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Temple Railroad & Heritage Museum

315 W Avenue B, Temple, TX 76501-4226
+1 254-298-5172
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Outstanding exhibitions. Always educational.

Updated. Great exhibitions. Very educational. Super history. Must see. Very easy. Very... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Richard A
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Interesting Museum in Landmark 1911 Train Station

When driving through Temple downtown recently, we passed this huge, awesome brick train station and... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
LK R
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Austin, Texas
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4 days ago
“Outstanding exhibitions. Always educational. ”
4 days ago
“Interesting Museum in Landmark 1911 Train Station”
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315 W Avenue B, Temple, TX 76501-4226
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Updated. Great exhibitions. Very educational. Super history. Must see. Very easy. Very inexpensive. Great history.

Thank Richard A
Reviewed 4 days ago

When driving through Temple downtown recently, we passed this huge, awesome brick train station and it definitely calls to you. So it houses (on 2nd floor), the small but interesting Railroad & Heritage Museum. It's open Tues. - Saturdays, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Admission...More

Thank LK R
Reviewed 11 April 2017

This is a beautiful facility with loads of charm. I love the older character blended with modern conveniences. It's used for banquets and weddings but also has a small museum. The railroad was the heart of Temple and this gives a good representation of the...More

Thank Sabk123
Reviewed 31 March 2017

Pretty nice little museum. Interesting history of Temple. Well kept and nicely presented. The building is beautiful. Sometimes there are discount coupons in the Dining and Shopping coupon book.

Thank Ggayle
Reviewed 28 November 2016

I went to the museum with my young granddaughters, 8 & 5. Though they were not as thrilled with the museum as the children's park next door they found the displays interesting. I as the old Pawpaw found it very interesting. It really revealed the...More

Thank 2TXtravel
Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

My uncle worked for Sante Fe RR for many years. I finally have a better idea of what his job entailed. Also seeing how the West became what we are today.

Thank Ruth C
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

We were passing through Temple and I happened to see a Pullman Railroad car and I almost drove off the road! So we had to investigate further. This little gem is hidden in plain sight right in the center of Temple! The staff is so...More

Thank P5_Crazy_Train
Reviewed 30 July 2016

I liked visiting here. As a former BNSF engineer I enjoyed everything there was to see. They have a nice museum, gift shop, and rail cars to go through. This is an active Amtrak destination and is where I began my trip back to Nebraska...More

1  Thank S8261CYkeithh
Reviewed 14 July 2016

Although is a very small museum it has very interesting pieces and very well kept. The entrance fee is a little pricey compared to other Museums around the country. It is located on a 2nd floor accessible to wheelchairs. The best part for kids are...More

Thank gint0n
Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

We got in free with our military ID. So that was a nice surprise! It's very informative and small. There is a model train room which my son adored. I'd like to go back sometime without my son so I can actually read everything. It's...More

Thank Ashley P
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Annt59
What are theHours?
19 June 2016|
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Response from bsandrs | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I see that their website is down at present Opening hours are 10.00am until 4.00pm Tuesday through to Saturday Hope that helps
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bbradfield
Are there any restaurants or attractions within walking distance from the train station?
23 May 2015|
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Response from bu67 | Reviewed this property |
Well, first of all, there is a wonderful museum telling the story of the railroads in Temple and Bell County. Additionally, when we were there a week ago, there were exhibits on various aspects of Temple history including... More
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