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Welcome to the Northwest Railway Museum

We invite you to travel to Snoqualmie where you can - Visit a Victorian depot. Learn how the railway changed everything. See and feel the excitement of a working railroad. Travel back in time to experience what travel was like before Interstate highways. Shop in a bookstore and find a new book.

 2017 Santa Train dates are: Nov. 25- 26, Dec. 2-3, Dec. 9-10, Dec. 15, 16 &17.

Tickets are now on sale online! Click here to purchase. In-person sales at the Snoqualmie Depot Bookstore begin in September!


Riding the Train: Regularly scheduled trains run on Saturdays and Sundays, April through the end of October. Price: $10-$20.

Railway History Center Hours: Drive up - 11am - 4pm, Thursday- Sunday. Via regular train rides, Saturdays and Sundays. 

Snoqualmie Depot Hours: 10am - 5pm, 7 days a week. Closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Year's Day.

Price: No admission charge to visit the Snoqualmie Depot and grounds. $10 per person admission to visit Railway History Center.

Related Sites: Chapel Car 5 Messenger of Peace, Wellington Remembered






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Aug 11, 2017
New exhibit installed in Snoqualmie Depot
Dark wood frames were chosen to blend with the existing wood work.The Museumhas just completed and installed the “Depot RE-Interpretation project” in theSnoqualmie Depot’s men’s waiting room. The 4Culture-funded project is an eight-panelexhibit on the history of the Seattle, Lake Shore and Eastern Railway – thecompany that built both the original rail line to Snoqualmie and the