Take a Virtual Tour
The Railroaders Memorial Museum offers 3 full floors of exhibits, a movie theatre,
indoor lunch area, outdoor picnic area, and a fully stocked gift shop.
First Floor Attractions
The sounds of steam engines welcome you back to the days when rail was king.
Begin Your JourneyBegin your journey at the Railroaders Memorial Museum, housed in the historic 1882 Master Mechanics Building that once was home to the extensive testing labs of the “Pennsy.”
Second Floor Attractions
Explore the history of Altoona, a city built by railroaders for railroaders.
A Railroad CommunityTravel back in time by exploring a city built by railroaders and for railroaders. Wander through the ethnic neighborhoods of Altoona and experience the lives of railroaders at work and home.
Third Floor Attractions
Watch model trains, visit testing labs, and search worker database.
American HeroesExperience train travel of days gone by, from elegant stations and luxurious dining cars to the secret signs of hobos. See how Pennsy passenger cars brought travelers to America’s natural wonders and big cities.