56 West 1st Street
Oswego, NY 13126

[Museum Hours & Admission] [Upcoming Events]

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 Maritime 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

Museum Hours:
12pm - 5pm Saturdays & Sundays: May through Labor Day


  • Ages 12 and up - $2
  • Ages 6-12 - $1
  • 5 & under - FREE

  • Upcoming Events:

    Military Railroading
    June 3 & 4
    For Memorial Day honor the railroads that served us so well during times of war. Featuring models and photos showing the role that railroads played during wartime. A video of documentary of the Civil War up to WWII will also be shown.

    D, L & W & The Dairy Industry
    June 10 & 11, June 17 & 18, June 24 & 25
    The museum will celebrate National Dairy Month and the Delaware, Lackawanna & Western Railroad. Exhibit will show how the railroads worked with the dary industry by building creameries where farmers would ship there milk. Featuring models and photos of local creameries as well as railroad cars that shipped the milk.

    American Freedom Train
    July 1 & 2, July 8 & 9, July 15 & 16, July 22 & 23, July 29 & 30
    The American Freedom Train exhibit will be returning which was created in 1947 to help celebrate the freedom after WWII.

    New York Central Month
    August 5 & 6, August 12 & 13, August 19 & 20, August 26 & 27
    The New York Central served Oswego until 1968 when it was then merged with the Pennsylvania Railroad to form the Penn Central Railroad. The museum will celebrate the 139 years of the NY Central with models, artifacts, photos and videos.

    Working on the Railroad
    September 2 & 3
    Labor Day weekend will feature a look at the men and women who helped build and run America's Railroads.

    Toy Trains and Christmas
    November 25 & 26, December 2 & 3, December 9 & 10, December 16 & 17
    Featuring the return display of over 40 years of Hallmark train ornaments and all kinds of toy trains.

    For more information or to schedule a group tour, call 343-2253

    Oswego Railroad Museum * 56 West 1st Street * Oswego, NY 13126