The Heart of Dixie Railroad Museum

The Official Railroad Museum Of The State Of Alabama!

Fall Foliage Special

Fall Foliage Special logo over RR tracks with Fall

Enjoy the changing colors as you never have before!


Fall Foliage Special

Fall Foliage Special logo over RR tracks with Fall

Enjoy the changing colors as you never have before!


Conductor Checking His Watch by lantern light

North Pole Express

Railroad Lantern with Red Globe“Through the dark night, the North Pole Express makes its way by starlight to the top of the world. On the way, you'll listen to a whimsical Christmas story, sing your favorite holiday carols, and watch out the windows for the bright lights of the North Pole to appear!

Weekends begining November 18th through December 18th
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Pumpkin Junction

Tickets on Sale Now!
Saturdays & Sundays in October

Drawing of an orange pumpkinMark your calendars and gather up the entire family to ride the train to Pumpkin Junction! It’s more than just a place to purchase a pumpkin… the Junction is a place for outdoor family fun, food vendors, a hayride and more!

Fall Foliage Special logo over RR tracks with Fall

Fall Foliage Special

Red, Orange, Yellow and Green Leaves

November 5th & 11th

When the air becomes crisp and leaves swirl around to the ground, everyone in the South knows two things are coming: SEC football and fall foliage. This year, ride the rails of the old Alabama Mineral Railroad aboard the Calera & Shelby Railroad.

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Group Charters

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

Visit our Group Charters page for pricing, scheduling and 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!