The Heart of Dixie Railroad Museum

The Official Railroad Museum Of The State Of Alabama!

Ride the Calera and Shelby!

Bring your kids, grandkids, family and friends for a Railroad Adventure!


Ride the Calera and Shelby!

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Bring your kids, grandkids, family and friends for a Railroad Adventure!


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All Aboard the Calera and Shelby!

Take a ride back in time on the Calera & Shelby Railroad. Select a Saturday morning or Saturday afternoon train departure time.

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Group Charters

Outings for school groups, church groups and corporate adventures during our operating season!

To reserve a charter, contact the museum office (205) 668-3435 for current pricing and scheduling availability.Hiawatha Based Logo

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What if The Weather's Bad?

Alabama weather is unpredictable… Rain, snow, sleet or hail, check here for our inclement weather policy…

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When Should I Visit?

View our seasonal hours and dates to plan your first or next visit!