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Saturday, September 23 is Museum Live Day! Download your free Train Shed admittance ticket for 2 here and for a 50% train excursion discount.

Welcome to the Northwest Railway Museum

We invite you to travel to Snoqualmie where you can - Visit a Victorian depot. Learn how the railway changed everything. See and feel the excitement of a working railroad. Travel back in time to experience what travel was like before Interstate highways. Shop in a bookstore and find a new book.


2017 Santa Train dates are: Nov. 25- 26, Dec. 2-3, Dec. 9-10, Dec. 15, 16 &17.

Tickets are now on sale online! Click here to purchase.


Riding the Train: Regularly scheduled trains run on Saturdays and Sundays, April through the end of October. Price: $10-$20.

Railway History Center Hours: Drive up - 11am - 4pm, Thursday- Sunday. Via regular train rides, Saturdays and Sundays. 

Snoqualmie Depot Hours: 10am - 5pm, 7 days a week. Closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Year's Day.

Price: No admission charge to visit the Snoqualmie Depot and grounds. $10 per person admission to visit Railway History Center.

Related Sites: Chapel Car 5 Messenger of Peace, Wellington Remembered


Halloween Storytelling Train - October 21, 22, 28 & 29. Tickets available day of at the Snoqualmie or the North Bend Depots. Enjoy a train excursion, wear your costume & get a treat, participate in railroading Halloween tales with storyteller Karen Haas and hands-on activities at the Train Shed Exhibit Building!





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Sep 21, 2017
An 0-4-0 for the Northwest Railway Museum
Thursday, September 21, 2017 was a momentous day for theNorthwest Railway Museum. The firststeam locomotive to be acquired by the Museum in more than 40 years was moved to theSnoqualmie Valley.Steam locomotive #7 was built in November 1918 by the H.K. Porter Company in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania as builder’s number 6361. Initially owned by the US Navy, it operatedin Norfolk, Virginia,