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 [...]
Come out to see the Central Texas Model Railroaders model train display and different railroad themed activities every day of Spring Break!! Activities are from 10 am-2 pm Tues-Sat on the week of spring break and are completely free. Tuesday – Secrets of the Railyard Wednesday – The Power of Steam Thursday – Train Art [...]
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 [...]
Join us April 12th a Night at the Museum! This train adventure will take you on a journey through the Temple Railroad and Heritage Museum after hours. Take a lantern tour through the steam engine, learn about the hobo codes, and make your own snack pack before boarding the train to Taylor. Ticket holders will board the Amtrak train at 4:43 pm from the Santa Fe Depot and ride it to Taylor, TX where we will disembark and return to the museum via bus. Tickets are available for all ages ( 18 months and older). Children under 18 months do not need a ticket as long as they are in an Adult lap. Check-in for Night at the Museum will begin at the Temple Railroad and Heritage Museum at 3:30 pm Crafts and activities throughout the museum will be available from 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm. The train will depart to Taylor at 4:45 pm. We will be leaving Taylor and arriving back to the museum by 6:30. Tickets for this event are nonrefundable. If you wish to forfeit your tickets they will be considered as a donation to the museum.