We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Temple Railroad & Heritage Museum

Closed today: Closed
Open today: Closed
Review Highlights
A beautiful active depot. Amtrak regularly scheduled.

A great experience to partake. The vintage architecture and pristine grounds bring back memories... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
My place to see the Railroad in Person

Visited the Museum many times in Temple,TX. The depot is beautifully restored, the staff were... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Temple, Texas
Read all 63 reviews
All photos (31)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good51%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“my son”(4 reviews)
“play room”(3 reviews)
Closed today
Hours Today: Closed
See all hours
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
315 W Avenue B, Temple, TX 76501-4226
+1 254-298-5172
Improve This Listing
Reviews (63)
Filter reviews
63 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Show reviews that mention
All reviews amtrak station my son play room interesting displays train display beautiful building their website central texas great place bnsf cars kids past playroom construction telegraph impression
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 63 reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago

A great experience to partake. The vintage architecture and pristine grounds bring back memories from a more elegant time with many artifacts and art.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank TContheroad
Reviewed 5 days ago

Visited the Museum many times in Temple,TX. The depot is beautifully restored, the staff were extremely friendly and ready to help with anything I might have needed. The only dislikes I had were that the rolling stock is in very bad shape, especially the steam...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went here on a Friday with our son and 18 month old grandson. There is a lot of history inside and a static train display outside. The adults had a great time with the many historical aspects of the railroad and the town of...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank evac93rd
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this as a result of reading of it and were glad we did so. Lots of good railroad artifacts and info from the past along with some hands on and interactive exhibits to motivate children. We looked at pretty much everything and it took...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Jay F
Reviewed August 11, 2018

We think so much of this Museum, that we have donated old items. They do a good job in displaying and grandchildren like going there.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank cahinck
Reviewed June 29, 2018 via mobile

We were there to ride the BNSF Train for families it was so nice the crew worked hard to make sure we had a great time and we did

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Sasnak6
Reviewed June 9, 2018

Visited here for the first time with two small children. They were not interested in most of the displays but thank goodness for the play room area and the room with interactive displays. The museum was organized well with some interesting displays which were well...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank L H
Reviewed January 11, 2018

My hopes were built a little high for this place. I was under the impression that there would be trains and train cars that we could walk through. Apparently, there are tours of the train cars, but mainly offered to group tours. It was just...More

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank Laura L
Reviewed December 16, 2017

I wouldn't recommend this museum for toddlers, but children as young as 5 up to middle school would like it. There are a number of old trains outside to walk through and explore. There is also a playground when the kids get tired of viewing...More

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank capitollover
Reviewed October 19, 2017 via mobile

A very nice place to visit. I enjoyed the train museum. A great gift shop. Also there is an Amtrak station here.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Timothy S
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 26 nearby hotels
La Quinta Inn Temple
266 reviews
1.52 km away
Ranch House Inn & Suites
23 reviews
1.92 km away
Best Western Temple Inn & Suites
201 reviews
1.96 km away
Americas Best Value Inn
112 reviews
2.00 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 195 nearby restaurants
Old Jody's Restaurant
152 reviews
1.23 km away
243 reviews
.43 km away
Cheeves Bros Steak House
219 reviews
.39 km away
Bird Creek Burger Co.
21 reviews
.38 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 30 nearby attractions
Czech Heritage Museum
40 reviews
.94 km away
Lions Junction Family Water Park
22 reviews
5.41 km away
West Temple Park
9 reviews
2.55 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
June 19, 2016|
Response from bsandrs | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I see that their website is down at present Opening hours are 10.00am until 4.00pm Tuesday through to Saturday Hope that helps
May 23, 2015|
Response from bu67 | Reviewed this property |
Well, first of all, there is a wonderful museum telling the story of the railroads in Temple and Bell County. Additionally, when we were there a week ago, there were exhibits on various aspects of Temple history including... More