The Heart of Dixie Railroad Museum

The Official Railroad Museum Of The State Of Alabama!

Stars & Stripes Special

As our thanks, we are offering all active military and veterans a ticket to ride the Stars & Stripes Special for free when accompanied by at least one other passenger.


Stars & Stripes Special

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As our thanks, we are offering all active military and veterans a ticket to ride the Stars & Stripes Special for free when accompanied by at least one other passenger.


WWI Soldier with Stars and Stripes Special across

Stars & Stripes Special

Honoring Our Heroes

As our thanks, we are offering all active military and veterans a ticket to ride the Stars & Stripes Special for free when accompanied by at least one other passenger.

Saturday, July 2nd

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Wild West Day!

Round Up the Young’ns

Kick up your boots and take a journey by train into the Wild West! Watch the onboard and outdoor Western theatre reenactment story about a runaway, a gang of ruffians, a father’s pursuit and see if law and order can be reestablished onboard the train!

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North Pole Express

Group Ticket Sales!

July 11 at 9:00 a.m.*

A Teddy Bear and Present“All Aboard!”, calls the conductor, and your family's magical journey to the beautiful North Pole begins!
*Central Time

Photo of SW-8 Locomotive pulling passenger cars.

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!

Visit our Group Charters page for pricing, scheduling and availability.Hiawatha Based Logo

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Pumpkin Junction

Tickets on Sale Now!

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!

Grand Central Terminal Clock

When Should I Visit?

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

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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…