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Hagerstown Roundhouse Museum

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The Hagerstown Roundhouse Museum is dedicated to the preservation of our railroad hertiage and to the men and women who worked for the railroads and made Hagerstown the "Hub City". The collection of historical equipment includes the #132 Diesel-Electric Locomotive built by the Baldwin Locomotive Works in Philadelphia, PA in 1944, two Western Maryland cabooses built in the Western Maryland shops during the 1930's, and Hagerstown & Frederick trolley #168 built in 1918.

The Museum is filled with artifacts, photos, railroad art, model railroads, a library, a roster of Western Maryland employees, and a gift shop. There is something for everyone at the Museum. There are trains for kids to run, and specials events include the Trains of Christmas and Railroad Heritage Days. The Hagerstown Roundhouse Museum is dedicated to promoting a public understanding of the railroad-related activities in the general area of Hagerstown, Maryland by restoration, preservation, entertainment and education.

The principal goals of the museum include:

  • Preservation and restoration of the historic railway equipment, including steam and diesel locomotives, passenger cars, freight cars and other rolling stock.
  • Establishment of a tourist railway line operating on a regular basis.
  • Promotion of commuter and AMTRAK service for Hagerstown and the region.
  • Public education as to the energy efficiency and ongoing value of rail transport.
  • Promotion of a network of modern, high-speed passenger trains for North America.
  • Development of outbuildings for restoration and display.
  • Public enjoyment of railroading through exhibits, trips, lectures and other media.
  • Museum Displays & Railroad Memorabilia include:
  • Pictures, lights, lanterns, bells, whistles, tools etc.
  • Railroad Library and Research Room
  • Railroad layouts
  • Complete Gift Shop with railroad related items
  • Special School Children and Civic Organization Programs
  • Picture displays of local railroad facilities
  • Home of the Hagerstown Chapter, National Railroad Historical Society

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Hours of Operation:
Fri1:00 PM5:00 PM
Sat1:00 PM5:00 PM
Sun1:00 PM5:00 PM
Notes: Admission is $3.50 for Adults, $.50 for children 4 through 12 years old, and 3 years and under is free.


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