Directions to the Museum


The Museum consists of several locations, our 1890 Snoqualmie Depot, the Centennial Trail Exhibit, and Railway History Center. There is no admission charge to visit the Snoqualmie Depot; hours are 10am to 5 pm. The Centennial Trail Exhibit is on a public walkway, is free, and never closes. The Railway History Center is available by guided tour departing most first and second trains of the day on the weekend for a nominal fee; please check our Regular Trains section for current times. Regular Trains also depart from the North Bend Depot.

Santa Train Directions

Santa Train begins at North Bend Depot - see below for directions.

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The North Bend Depot is located at 205 East McClellan Street and faces the Shell Station.

Traveling on Eastbound Interstate 90 -

-Take exit 31 "North Bend" (there is only one ramp).
-Travel left thru the roundabout and pass under the freeway.  You are now on SR 202 (Bendigo Street) and in North Bend.  Follow Bendigo Street for approximately one mile into downtown North Bend (you will cross over the Museum's railroad tracks and encounter a signalized intersection).
-Turn right on North Bend Way (you will be traveling parallel to the railroad tracks but you cannot see them because they are behind the buildings). Proceed two blocks and find street parking. The North Bend Depot is located behind the "North Bend Bar and Grill" and a Shell station.

Traveling on Westbound Interstate 90 -

-Take exit 31 "North Bend" (there is only one ramp).
-Turn right at the stop.  You are now on SR 202 (Bendigo Street) and in North Bend.   Follow Bendigo Street for approximately one mile into downtown North Bend.   You will cross over the Museum's railroad tracks and encounter a signalized intersection.
-Turn right on North Bend Way.  Proceed two blocks and find street parking.  The North Bend Depot is located behind the North Bend Bar & Grill and the Shell station.

Traveling on Southbound SR 202-
-Follow SR 202 for through Snoqualmie and on to North Bend for approximately for miles.
-At North Bend SR 202 takes a 90 degree turn to the right and becomes Bendigo Blvd.
-At the first stop light in North Bend, turn left on North Bend Way.
-On North Bend Way(you will be traveling parallel to the railroad tracks but you cannot see them because they are behind the buildings). Proceed two blocks and find street parking. The North Bend Depot is located behind the "North Bend Bar and Grill" and a Shell station.

To get to the Snoqualmie Depot


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The Snoqualmie Depot is located at 38625 SE King Street in Snoqualmie and faces SR 202 (Railroad Avenue).

Traveling on Eastbound I-90

-Take exit 27 "Snoqualmie & North Bend" ( there is only one ramp). 
-Turn left at the foot of the exit ramp and pass under the freeway.  You are now on North Bend Way (formerly old I-90 and highway 10).  Proceed for approximately 3/4 of a mile. (Stay in the right hand lane to go through the round-about at the Snoqualmie Casino.)
-Turn left on Meadowbrook Way.  Proceed for approximately 1/2 mile, crossing over the railroad tracks.
-Turn left on Railroad Avenue (SR 202).  (This intersection is signalized and features a local landmark called the Milkbarn.)  Proceed approximately 1/2 mile into downtown Snoqualmie (you will be following the Museum's railroad tracks).  The Snoqualmie Depot is on the left at the intersection of King Street.  There is diagonal parking on Railroad Avenue and parallel parking on side streets. There is an additional railroad parking lot off of Fir Street, one block north of the Depot.

Traveling on Westbound I-90

-Take exit 31 "North Bend" (there is only one ramp).
-Turn right at the stop.  You are now on SR 202 (Bendigo Street) and in North Bend.   Follow SR 202 for approximately six miles to Snoqualmie.  The Snoqualmie Depot is on the left at the intersection of King Street.  There is diagonal parking on Railroad Avenue and parallel parking on side streets. There is an additional railroad parking lot off of Fir Street, one block north of the Depot.

To get to the North Bend Depot


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The North Bend Depot is located at 205 East McClellan Street and faces the Shell Station.

Traveling on Eastbound Interstate 90 -

-Take exit 31 "North Bend" (there is only one ramp).
-Travel left thru the roundabout and pass under the freeway.  You are now on SR 202 (Bendigo Street) and in North Bend.  Follow Bendigo Street for approximately one mile into downtown North Bend (you will cross over the Museum's railroad tracks and encounter a signalized intersection).
-Turn right on North Bend Way (you will be traveling parallel to the railroad tracks but you cannot see them because they are behind the buildings).  Proceed two blocks and find street parking.  The North Bend Depot is located behind the "North Bend Bar and Grill" and a Shell station.  

Traveling on Westbound Interstate 90 -

-Take exit 31 "North Bend" (there is only one ramp).
-Turn right at the stop.  You are now on SR 202 (Bendigo Street) and in North Bend.   Follow Bendigo Street for approximately one mile into downtown North Bend.   You will cross over the Museum's railroad tracks and encounter a signalized intersection.
-Turn right on North Bend Way.  Proceed two blocks and find street parking.  The North Bend Depot is located behind the North Bend Bar & Grill and the Shell station.

To get to the Upper Snoqualmie Valley by public transit

There is only limited bus service to the Snoqualmie Valley on weekends. At present, there is NO Metro service on Sundays or Holidays. Call Metro Transit at (206) 553-3000. Tell them where you are, the address of the train station you wish to start at, and the date and time of your trip. They will tell you which bus to take and when to catch it. Alternatively, you can access bus information for North Bend and Snoqualmie on the web by clicking here.