56 West 1st Street
Oswego, NY 13126
Bill Dexter: 315-806-2193
Tour groups - contact Fred Regan: 315-343-2253
[Museum Hours & Admission]
[Upcoming Events (NEW! Posted on 5/20/13)]
The Oswego Railroad Museum is dedicated to the historic preservation of railroad history in the Oswego County area.
This is depicted in an H.O. layout along with various static displays. It is sponsored by the Oswego Valley Railroad Association Inc. and is maintained by the members of the club and various volunteers. The museum is located in the city of Oswego on West First St. near the H. Lee White Marine Museum.
The Oswego Railroad Museum Offers:
- An excellent operating layout (24' x 36') of the southern Oswego County area in the 1950's Area
- Many other model and toy train layouts both large and small
- An extensive railroad library
12pm - 5pm Saturdays & Sundays: May through Labor Day
Ages 12 and up - $2
Ages 6-12 - $1
5 & under - FREE
May 25-27 & June 1-2
The museum will honor the railroads that served us during war times.
69th Anniversary of D-Day
Working in conjunction with the H.Lee White Marine Museum to celebrate this important date.
D, L&W & The Dairy Industry
June 15-16, 22-23, 29-30
The museum will be celebrating National Dairy Month and the Delaware, Lackawanna & Western Railroad.
American Freedom Train
July 6-7, 13-14, 22-23
The first American Freedom Train was created in 1947 to help celebrate our freedom after WWII. The exhibit includes an O Scale model of the train that would tour the country until 1949. There will also be photos and souvenirs from the train.
Harborfest - Railroads & The Seas
This exhibit will tell the history of how the railroads and the shipping industry have worked together through the years.
New York Central Month
August 3-4, 10-11, 17-18, 24-25
The museum will celebrate the 137 years of the New York Central with models, artifacts, photos and videos.
Working On The Railroad
August 31, September 1-2
Labor Day Weekend will feature a look at the men and women who helped to build and run America's Railroads through the use of photos and videos.
2nd Annual Fire Truck Muster and Flea Market
Fire trucks and emergency vehicles ranging from the Oswego Railroad Museum along W. First St. to the H. Lee White Marine Museum. Plus flea market vendors, kids' activities and food. The RR Museum will be open for only $2.00. Inside the museum will be firefighting history and photos as well as thousands of diecast and model firetrucks.
For more information or to schedule a group tour, call 343-2253
Oswego Railroad Museum * 56 West 1st Street * Oswego, NY 13126