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National New York Central Railroad Museum

721 S Main St, Elkhart, Indiana 46516 USA

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Closed Now
Opens Thu 10a
  • Independent
  • Credit Cards
    Accepted
  • Not Wheelchair
    Accessible
  • Public
    Restrooms
  • No Wifi

“dedicated to the preservation of the New York Central Railroad”

The National New York Central Railroad Museum is a railroad museum located in Elkhart, Indiana dedicated to the preservation of the New York Central Railroad (NYC).The museum includes several outdoor equipment displays, indoor model railroads, artifacts from the NYC and other railroad related exhibits including educational displays pertaining to the history of railroading. The museum is currently expanding its dedication to the preservation of both local and national railroad heritage. The museum consists of a modified NYC 20th Century Limited train set and freight house built by the Lake Shore & Michigan Southern Railway (LS&MS) in 1907.HistoryElkhart was a vital link between East and West during the growth of railroading in the U.S. In 1833 the LS&MS built a line through town; it was later acquired by the NYC in 1914.The museum is situated opposite the Norfolk Southern Railway (NS) east-west main line; NS freight trains pass approximately every 15 minutes. Amtrak's Elkhart Station is also within walking distance; daily service is provided by the Lake Shore Limited (Chicago-Boston/New York) and Capitol Limited (Chicago-Washington, D.C.).

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National New York Central Railroad Museum

721 S Main St
Elkhart, Indiana
46516 USA

Hours

Closed Now
  • Tue - Sat: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Sun: 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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  • Independent
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Not Wheelchair Accessible
  • Public Restrooms
  • No Wifi
  • Private Parking
  • RV Parking
  • Free Parking
  • Yes Parking

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