Welcome to the Monticello Railway Museum, an all-volunteer organization in central Illinois with an operational railroad main line yard open to the public. We offer train rides on Saturdays and Sundays from May through October, regardless of weather conditions, as well as a number of special events throughout the year.
We also collect, preserve, interpret, and exhibit materials and artifacts from throughout the fascinating history of trains and railroading. Come explore our many rail cars and other equipment, and view our museum displays.
Upcoming Events – see also our regular schedule
April through November, 2017
Saturday, September 16 and Sunday, September 17, 2017
401 in Steam
Saturday, October 21 and Sunday, October 22, 2017
The Polar Express
Various dates in November and December
Lunch with Santa on the Train
Saturday, December 2 and Sunday, December 3, 2017