Due to COVID-19, the Railroaders Memorial Museum is temporarily closed until further notice. The World Famous Horseshoe Curve is open from Wednesday through Sunday 11AM to 5PM. Please continue to check our website and social media for updates. Your support is needed now more than ever! Please consider donating, purchasing a membership or making an online store purchase! Thank you


A Common Heritage Of Uncommon People

Commemorating the significant contributions of Railroaders and their families to American life and industry.

Altoona Railroaders Memorial Museum

The Railroaders Memorial Museum

Climb aboard and journey back to the days when Rail was King.

Historic Landmark Horseshoe Curve

The World Famous Horseshoe Curve

Experience one of the World’s most incredible engineering feats.

K4 Restoration Project

The K4 Restoration Project

Join us in restoring the K4 #1361, the official steam locomotive of the State of Pennsylvania .

America’s Only Interactive Railroader Museum!

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The Railroaders Memorial Museum offers three full floors of exhibits, a movie theatre, outdoor picnic area, and a fully stocked gift shop.. read more
Come and experience the Railroaders Memorial Museum and Horseshoe Curve National Historic Landmark and learn about the Pennsylvania Railroad in its glory days. The Railroaders Memorial Museum offers free field trips to all school aged children grades K-12… read more
Looking for a unique venue for your next event? The Railroaders Museum and Horseshoe Curve offer great spaces at an affordable price… read more
Museum memberships are available at a variety of levels to suit your interest level and budget. Get a membership for yourself or give as a gift for a train enthusiast, historian or local resident… read more

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Preferred Hotel Partner of the Railroaders Memorial Museum and Horseshoe Curve NHL

Wingate by Wyndham Altoona

909 Chestnut Ave Altoona, Pennsylvania 16601
PHONE: (814) 515-2233

Wingate by Wyndham Altoona

1601 Valley View Boulevard Altoona, Pennsylvania 16602
PHONE: 814-946-1400

Courtyard by Marriott Altoona

2 Convention Center Drive, Altoona PA 16602
PHONE: 814-312-1800



 Community Foundation for the Alleghenies

The Museum would like to thank the Community Foundation for the Alleghenies as a grant was made possible through the Penelec Sustainable Energy Fund.

Online Gift Shop

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