Illinois Railway Museum

Illinois Railway Museum
7000 Olsen Road
(815) 923-4000

The primary mission of the Illinois Railway Museum shall be to educate the public as to our nation's railroad and railway history, by:

* Collecting, preserving, and restoring rolling stock; artifacts, structures, and related transportation equipment for display to the public;

* Exhibiting the operation restored rolling stock and equipment on a demonstration rail line; and

* Collecting, preserving, and maintaining a reference library of publications, drawings, technical information, and other materials regarding railroads, railways, and related forms of transportation for research and other purposes.

Weekend operations: 10:30AM - 5:00PM, grounds 9:00AM - 6:00PM
Weekday operations: 10:00AM - 4:00PM, grounds 9:00AM - 5:00PM