General Updates

Press Release from the Duluth Historical Society Tuesday, August 28, 2018 celebrate and learn with us about our history and your history laid to rest in each of the cities or towns. The Duluth Historical Society invites representatives from each of the surrounding historical societies to attend. Plan now to join us and bring your […]

As of 9:30 am, all Polar Express Experience showings on 12/9 have been CANCELLED. The Georgia Department of Transportation is advising drivers to stay off the roads, and from their warnings and our visitor’s comments, we know that the roads in many areas are unsafe. The temperatures are expected to drop as the sun sets, […]

Given the ongoing weather challenges, our lack of control on vendor ability to respond to those challenges and other considerations,  we are cancelling today’s “Lunch with Santa”.  Staff will regroup after the snow event on rescheduling.  We apologize for the inconvenience and want everyone to keep safety in mind.   Additionally, the weather has created […]

Given the ongoing weather challenge we are announcing that Saturday’s Breakfast with Santa is being postponed from Dec 9 to Dec 16. We apologize for the inconvenience and want everyone to stay safe. We are continuing to monitor the weather and will make an announcement between 8am-9am on Saturday morning related to opening, train rides, […]

With the thought of keeping everyone safe, the museum will close at 12:30pm on Friday, Dec 8 to allow volunteers and staff the ability to get home before significant hazards develop. We will continue to monitor the situation as it relates to Saturday’s “day with Santa” events.

Sue, SRM Volunteer Coordinator Faster than a speeding bullet (train), more powerful than a locomotive, able to leap Building 1 in a single bound. Look, it’s an SRM Volunteer! On Saturday, we celebrated the superhero volunteers of the Southeastern Railway Museum at our 4th Annual Volunteer Appreciation Dinner. Dreamland Bar-B-Que in Duluth provided a delicious […]

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 […]