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  • Friday, June 3: Family Night at the Museum (5 - 7 p.m.)May 20 –

    Visitors will experience "If You Build It…," discovering the materials used to build the Museum and the National Park lodges. Design your own floor plan and learn what it takes to build a railroad. One of the Storm Chaser mascots will be available for photos beginning at 5 p.m. Admission is free, donations are gladly accepted.

  • Wednesday, May 25: Omaha/Pottawattamie Gives! Open House (5 - 7 p.m.)May 20 –

    As part of the Omaha Gives!/Pottawattamie Gives! community fundraising activities, we are hosting an after-hours open house at the Museum. During this special event visitors will experience the grand old days of passenger railroading. The event is free and open to the public.

  • Friday, May 6: Family Night at the Museum Begins (5 - 7 p.m.)May 04 – Family Night at the Museum will be held on the first Friday each month, starting Friday, May 6, from 5 - 7 p.m. Each family night will feature a unique arts or learning opportunity that is fun for the entire family.
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Visitor's Comments

"Great place to go on a winter's day. Very educational!"

"Keep up the good work. It was fun learning about trains. It's an amazing museum!"

"This museum has fantastic displays! Love the demonstration of what made America great: hard working American spirit!"

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Curator's Corner

Timetables are some of the most important historical documents created by the railroad. They were designed to help station agents, employees and passengers know when a train should be departing and arriving. To ensure employees knew which trains should be stopping at their stations; timetables are set up in columns.

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