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The Colfax Railroad Museum currently has a growing collection of railroad equipment from railroads that serviced the western Wisconsin and eastern Minnesota region. The collection includes Soo Line caboose number 273, Barney & Smith Soo Line coach number 991, a Porter 2-6-2T steam engine, and Soo Line GP-30 number 703, and other cars. Our newest additions are a library/rchive/events center in the 1898 depot and aminiature 7 1/2" gauge train ride.

The depot houses the largest public display of dining car china in the world, an extensive collection of lanterns and signals, uniforms, and the nation's largest railroad paper-weight collection. The primary purpose of these artifacts is to show what people encountered on day-to-day activities with the railroads and how the technology changed throughout time.

The Museum is in the process of adding permanent HO model railroad club and now has an HO traveling model railroad layout.

Hours of Operation

Museum hours of operation are: 

Wednesday - Sunday
May 1st - October 31st:  11 am - 4 pm

Other hours by appointment

Group tours are welcome

Miniature Train Ride                                                                                    1st & 3rd Saturdays                                                                                     With Tour-Adults $3, Children $1                                                                   Without Tour-Adults $5, Children $3

Tour Admission                                                                                            Families $25 Maximum                                                                                  Adults: $10                                                                                                  Youth (7-14 years):  $5                                                                                Children (2-6): $2                                                                                        Under 2 years:  Free