Photo Competition 2017 Rising from the Rails Historically Significant Collections Ride the Train Steam & Diesel Locomotives A Variety of Rolling Stock

Photo Competition 2017

The museum’s fourth annual photo competition. Hosted this year in partnership with the Georgia State University Graphic Design Club.

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Rising from the Rails

A Black History Month Art Exhibition

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Historically Significant Collections

Artifacts, memorabilia, and rare collections from the past.

Ride the Train

Ride our full-scale train and watch for adventures.

Steam & Diesel Locomotives

See our collection of classic steam and diesel locomotives.

A Variety of Rolling Stock

Freight cars, passenger cars, historic cars, and more!

Trains, Exhibits, & Things to Do

What is there to see and do at the Museum? There's something here for everyone.

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Events & Activities

See what's going on at the museum, and find out about upcoming events and activities.

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Get more information about our educational programs. Field trips, 2nd Thursday Preschool Programs, and Home School Open House.

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Plan Your Trip

Hours, Rates, Directions & More.
All the information you need to plan your visit.

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The Southeastern Railway Museum opened Rising from the Rails: A Black History Month exhibition on February the 3rd with an opening reception. The event was hosted by The United Ebony Society and curated by Aleatha L. Williams. Artists from Chicago, Virginia, and the metro Atlanta area exhibited works that represent the African American experience. In […]

RISING FROM THE RAILS: A BLACK HISTORY MONTH EXHIBITION Featuring works that represent the African American experience as well as the achievements and contributions of African Americans in railroad history. Hosted by the United Ebony Society. Opening Reception for this exhibition will be on Friday, February 3, 2017 from 6-8PM. Free with Museum Admission. Featuring […]

The Southeastern Railway Museum calls for artists in the United States to submit works that represent the African American experience. Works may also highlight the achievements and contributions of African Americans in railroad history. Hosted by The United Ebony Society MORE INFORMATION HERE SUBMIT ARTWORK HERE      ARTIST REGISTRATION HERE Artists must provide easel or stand […]

Winter Storm Warning & Museum Closing Friday 06-Jan-2017  11pm EST Updating Thursday’s notification with changes: Based on the weather this evening and the  forecast for Saturday, Jan 7, 2017  Please note the following… 1) The museum will  NOT open on Saturday, Jan 7 at all.  I encourage everyone to stay home & off the roads. 2)  Facebook, […]

The museum will not operate trains account severe cold and expected precipitation 07-Jan-2017. We will update this post no later than 08:30EST  07-Jan-2017 as to our operating status for the day so as to keep volunteers & visitors safe as well as preserving the museum’s collections. For more information on the winter storm see the […]

I think we all have that question when we see a vehicle in a museum. Yes, some of our antique vehicles do run. The 1935 Pontiac Taxi Cab and the Underground Atlanta 1938 Ford Panel Truck are in running condition. The 1935 Pontiac normally guards the entrance to the Exhibit Hall in Building 1. It […]