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Visiting the Museum

Explore How the Railway Changed Everything…

Tour the Museum’s exhibit hall located on Stone Quarry Road at the Railway History Campus. This 25,000 square-foot exhibit building features the museum’s main exhibits and multiple large objects.

Railway History Campus
9320 Stone Quarry Rd, Snoqualmie, WA 98065

Catch a Ride on a Working Railway

The Northwest Railway Museum is our region’s largest railway museum with 5.5 miles of historic track and campuses. The Museum exhibits, preserves, restores, and operates trains on which the public can experience the excitement of a working railway. The Museum is a proud participant in Museums for All and King County Library System free and reduced admission programs.

Boarding Locations

Historic Snoqualmie Depot
38625 SE King Street, Snoqualmie, WA 98065
The historic 1890 Snoqualmie Depot, part of the National Register of Historic Places and a City of Snoqualmie and King County Landmark, is the longest continuously operating train depot in the state of Washington.

Free to visit and open 7 days a week (closed Thanksgiving, Christmas Day, and New Year’s Day, with limited access during Day Out With Thomas™ and Santa Train events).
Museum visitors can view railroad history exhibits in the former gentlemen’s waiting room and freight room. The former ladies’ waiting room now houses The Depot Bookstore, a railroad history-themed book and gift shop. Public restrooms maintained by the City of Snoqualmie are available on the raised platform end of the Depot.

North Bend Depot
205 E McClellan Street, North Bend, WA 98045

The North Bend Depot is owned and operated as a community space by the city of North Bend, and functions as a train depot to Northwest Railway Museum passengers on weekends.

History and Exhibit Locations

Railway History Campus

9312 Stone Quarry Road, Snoqualmie, WA 98065

  • Visit the Train Shed Exhibit Hall and see our collection of locomotives, passenger cars, freight cars and maintenance equipment. $5-$10 admission (entry with train tickets)
  • Library and archives of historic photos and memorabilia available by appointment
  • Volunteer with skilled craftspeople to restore artifacts from our collection in the Conservation and Restoration Workshop
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Historic Snoqualmie Depot

38625 SE King Street, Snoqualmie, WA 98065

  • Ride the Snoqualmie Valley Railroad
  • Explore our outdoor collection of train cars and large artifacts
  • Visit the exhibits in the historic Depot
  • Find the perfect gift or your new favorite read in the Depot Bookstore
  • Walk and explore railway history along our Centennial Trail interpretation
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North Bend Depot

205 E McClellan St., North Bend, WA 98045

Join us weekends for a train ride departing from the Depot. North Bend Depot is owned and operated by the City of North Bend.

More To Do

Steeped in heritage, rugged and pastoral beauty, arts, and culture, the majestic Snoqualmie River Valley provides amazing opportunities to explore. Enjoy abundant and diverse outdoor recreation activities such as hiking, biking, picnicking, and fishing. Find more area activities in the Snoqualmie River Valley.

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