Events Archive

Reading by the Rails

 

At Sioux City Railroad Museum, we believe that the ability to read greatly improves lives. Our goal is to help children retain and enhance their reading skills.

In this fun monthly reading program, we will use railroad theme books to foster a love of reading.

At the end of each program, children have the opportunity to participate in a creative activity that relates to the theme of that month.

Admission rates apply. Members- FREE!

This month’s program: My Pet Train

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Trains, Tripods & Snapshots

In conjunction with Sioux City Historic Preservation Week, this event is a great opportunity to observe the on-going preservation and restoration work being done at the museum. Be sure to bring your camera along with friends and family to the event as many of the museum’s buildings, railcars, and locomotives will be on display, including our one-of-a-kind steam locomotive.

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Dinner by the Rails

Please join us for the second annual Dinner by the Rails. This “Progressive Dinner” will feature each course in a different building within our recently renovated museum complex. Enjoy a wonderful meal and experience the museum complex in a different way, all while helping to raise funds for the Sioux City Railroad Museum.

Proceeds from this event will assist with 2018 operations, special project completion, and educational programming. The Sioux City Railroad Museum is owned and operated by the Siouxland Historical Railroad Association, a registered 501(c)3 non-profit organization.

This event begins at 6pm. No tickets will be available the day of the event. Please purchase your tickets ahead of time.

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Restoration Week

Restoration Week

In this week-long program the museum staff, volunteers, and community members will channel all of our energy into the completion of our Grand Scale Train route. Projects to participate in include cutting and pre-drilling ties, laying track, building passenger platforms, and spreading rock. Interested participants, please register below to help us plan for your attendance.

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Reading by the Rails

 

At Sioux City Railroad Museum, we believe that the ability to read greatly improves lives. Our goal is to help children retain and enhance their reading skills.

In this fun monthly reading program, we will use railroad theme books to foster a love of reading.

At the end of each program, children have the opportunity to participate in a creative activity that relates to the theme of that month.

Admission rates apply. Members- FREE!

RSVP Here!

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6th Annual Train Show

Once again we are proud to support the Sioux City Cosmopolitan Club by participating in their 6th Annual Train Show fundraiser. Please gather the family and come down and support this great organization. And while you are checking out all the great operating model railroads and vendors be sure to stop by our tables for a visit. After you are done at the Train Show stop out at the Railroad Museum and check our progress over the winter months.

This year the Cosmopolitan Club Train Show will be located at:

Delta Hotel Center (Formerly: Marina Inn Convention Center)

485 E. 5th St.

South Sioux City, NE 68776

 

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Final Day of 2017 Season

Saturday, December 16th, 2017

This will be our last day of operation for the 2017 season. We will be open for regular business hours (10 am – 4 pm) that day. We will be closing to do winter maintenance and exhibit maintenance. We will reopen for the 2018 season on March 1st.

You will still be able to contact the museum during our closure by telephone (712-233-6996), email and social media.

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Yoga on the Railroad

Join Caroline, from Evolve Yoga and Wellness Center, out at the Railroad Museum! Come practice and connect in one of Sioux City’s most fun museums. She will guide you through an all levels vinyasa flow class made up of breath work and gentle movements.

And make it a family affair because Stacey will be there to teach kids! Tour the museum, do some yoga and make it a day to remember.

The class is free will donation. Evolve will be donating any money collected directly to the Railroad Museum.

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