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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 Journey

Begin 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.”
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Second Floor Attractions

Explore the history of Altoona, a city built by railroaders for railroaders.

A Railroad Community

Travel 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.

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Third Floor Attractions

Watch model trains, visit testing labs, and search worker database.

American Heroes

Experience 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.

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Field Trips

Field trips are FREE to all school aged children grades K-12.

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