Getting Here

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 Train Shed Exhibit Building is available by guided tour departing the Snoqualmie Depot at 12:30pm on Saturdays for a fee. Regular Trains depart from both the Snoqualmie and North Bend Depots.

To get to the Snoqualmie Depot


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

Traveling on Eastbound I-90

  1. Take exit 27 "Snoqualmie & North Bend" ( there is only one ramp). 
  2. 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.)
  3. Turn left on Meadowbrook Way.  Proceed for approximately 1/2 mile, crossing over the railroad tracks.
  4. 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

  1. Take exit 31 "North Bend" (there is only one ramp).
  2. 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

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

Traveling on Eastbound Interstate 90 -

  1. Take exit 31 "North Bend" (there is only one ramp).
  2. 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).
  3. 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 -

  1. Take exit 31 "North Bend" (there is only one ramp).
  2. 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.
  3. 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.

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Museum Hours

Depot Hours: 10am - 5pm, 7 days a week

Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas Day and New Year's Day. There is limited access during Day Out With Thomas and Santa Train events.

Price: No admission charge to visit the depot and grounds.

Riding the Train: The train runs Saturdays and Sundays, April through the end of October.