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Railroad Museums in Illinois


Illinois is home to many railroad related museums, small and large. From restored depots to fully operational railroads. 
Most are devoted to local or regional history while some cover the entire spectrum of railroading. 
Please ensure their survival by visiting one of the following today. 

Museum City Attractions
Amboy Depot Museum Amboy Restored Depot and Locomotive Display
Batavia Depot Museum Batavia Restored Depot
Chillicothe Railroad Museum Chillicothe Restored Depot
Elizabeth Depot Museum Elizabeth Restored Depot
Fox River Trolley Museum South Elgin Operating Railroad
Galesburg Railroad Museum Galesburg Restored Depot
Illinois Railway Museum Union Operating Railroad
Lincoln Depot Springfield Restored Depot
Lisle Station Park Lisle Restored Depot and Caboose Display
Monticello Railway Museum Monticello Operating Railroad
Museum of Science and Industry Chicago Equipment Displays
Oregon Depot Museum Oregon Restored Depot
Plato Center Depot Museum Plato Center Restored Depot
Pullman Historic District Chicago Restoration of Buildings
Rossville Depot Railroad Museum Rossville Restored Depot
Silver Creek & Stephenson Railroad Freeport Operating Railroad
Thompson Depot Museum Thompson Restored Depot
Union Depot Railroad Museum Mendota Restored Depot and Equipment Display
Villa Park Historical Society Museum Villa Park Restored Depot
Wheels O' Time Museum Peoria Equipment Displays

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Updated November 19, 2011
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