News and Events

June Virtual Family Day: Beat the Heat

Even though we can't currently host Family Day at the museum you can still enjoy it from home! Join us for June Virtual Family Day! On Saturday, June 6th we will post all of our fun crafts and activities to our Facebook and website so that you can enjoy our crafts from the comfort of [...]

2020-05-05T08:13:37-05:00June 6th, 2020||

Museum Reopening

The Museum will be reopened to the public beginning at 10 am. To see what we are doing to help prevent the spread of COVID-19, please click on our cleaning procedures here. COVID-19 Cleaning Procedures RRHM   For further questions, please contact our gift shop at 254-298-5172.

2020-05-22T11:22:55-05:00June 2nd, 2020|

After Promontory: 150 Years of Transcontinental Railroading

“After Promontory takes a wide view, considering the events at Promontory to be the start of a larger phenomenon, an entire era of transcontinental railroad construction that stretched for nearly fifty years. At its core is the assertion that, collectively, the transcontinental railroads profoundly reshaped the human geography of the West, giving birth to the region [...]

2020-05-05T07:32:03-05:00June 1st, 2020||

Spring Break Train Ride

With the first presumptive case of COVID-19 announced in Bell County, the City of Temple is following the recommendations of county health officials and beginning to take precautionary measures. The safety of our residents, visitors and City staff remains our highest priority. The Temple Railroad and Heritage Museum has cancelled the Spring Break Train Trip [...]

2020-03-13T15:26:22-05:00March 14th, 2020||

The Lure of Niagara: Highlights from the Charles Rand Penney Historical Niagara Falls Print Collection 

  The Lure of Niagara: Highlights from the Charles Rand Penney Historical Niagara Falls Print Collection  It is believed that more prints were made of Niagara Falls before the twentieth century than of any other specific place, and The Charles Rand Penney Collection of Historical Niagara Falls Prints is the largest collection of this genre. [...]

2020-01-31T14:11:03-06:00January 17th, 2020||

Jingle Bell Express Train Ride Dec. 15th

It's that time of year again! The Jingle Bell Express is finally here! Join us for Christmas crafts, a hot cocoa bar, cookies, a free goodie bag, and a train ride with Santa! We will host two train rides this year, one December 14th and one on December 15th. The ride on Dec. 15th will [...]

2019-11-18T08:11:11-06:00December 15th, 2019||