THE WICHITA FALLS RAILROAD MUSEUM (WFRRM) a collection of 15 railroad rolling stock units, 8 motorcar units and memorabilia, much of it related to the railroads that served or are serving Wichita Falls. |
The Museum's three-track yard is located on what was the site of the Wichita Falls Union Passenger Station. Click here for a view of the area.
LOCATION: The Museum's ENTRANCE gate is at the East end of 9th Street. The Museum is adjacent to the tracks of the Burlington Northern & Santa Fe Railway, in downtown Wichita Falls, Texas. Our street address is 500 9th Street. (This is not a mailing address)
MAILING ADDRESS: P.O. Box 4242, Wichita Falls, Texas 76308-0242
E-Mail ADDRESS: CLICK HERE TO EMAIL US susieacain(at)sbcglobal.net
TELEPHONE NUMBER: 940-723-2661
OPERATING HOURS: The Museum is open:
Normal Hours - 11:00 till 3:00pm Saturdays (Gates close at 2:30pm)
Though our typical season is April thru October, the Museum does endeavor to be open year-round weather permitting.
INCLEMENT WEATHER NOTE: If the temperature OR chill factor is below 40 degrees Fahrenheit or there is precipitation falling, or forecast to fall, the museum may not open or may close early. If the weather is inclement, call before coming. For safety concerns, If it is Raining, the Museum is closed, but our gift shop is "usually" open. Call First !!!
ADMISSION CHARGES: There is a Two Dollar ($2.00) admission charge for each individual three years of age and older. Children two and younger get in free. Members also get in free with a valid Membership ID card.
MEMBERSHIP : Membership to the WFRRM is available for Twenty US Dollars - $20.00 per Family, living under the same roof. Membership is for adults age 18 and over.Members receive complimentary Museum admission, as well as kiddie train and pump car rides when available. Members also receive WFRRM Newsletters, invitations to special programs, and voting privileges at the annual meeting.
MEMBERSHIP APPLICATIONS can be found by clicking here and then printing the page that appears.Memberships and Charitable Donations help us continue our purpose of gathering information and artifacts relating to railroad history and to display and disseminate such information to the public.
TAX STATUS: The Wichita Falls Railroad Museum is recognized as a non-profit charitable organization under Section 501c(3) of the Internal Revenue Service Code; all donations are fully tax deductible.
SPECIAL EVENTS: The Museum is available for birthday parties, group or school tours, and other special events. For scheduling, pricing, or other information, please contact us by phone or e-mail several days in advance of the planned event.
DURING YOUR VISIT: Please be Safety Minded and be familiar with our Safety Rules:1. Children must be kept in your group and not allowed to run free
2. No Running
3. No Smoking in any train car or building
4. Do not climb on the outside of any train car or locomotive
PICTURES: Feel free to take all the pictures you would like. There is also a photo tour available on this website. Click here to take our photo tour.
MEETINGS: The Museum Board meets quarterly; specific location and time can be obtained from any board member. Click here for a list of the members of the Board of Directors. Use your browser's back button to return to this page.
VOLUNTEERS: Our volunteers are the backbone of our organization. Volunteers are used to help refurbish cars, photograph and video tape events, run the kiddie train and pump car, man special events and tours, provide general maintenance, and serve as members of the advisory committee and Board of Trustees. If you would be interested in becoming a volunteer for the WFRRM please note your interest on your membership application.
HISTORY: The Museum's history can be found by clicking here. Use your browser's "BACK" button to return to this page.Return to the WFRRM Home Page.
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