A Big thank you to everyone who stopped by the Elkins Auto Extravaganza to see the Rail Car! We had great weekend getting to talk to you about our favorite project.
The First Ride Raffle has officially begun and tickets will be available for purchase until July 3, 2020. The drawing will be held July 4, 2020. Learn more about the Cadillac
How to purchase Tickets:
- Navigate to Make a Donation
- INCLUDE – “Cadillac Raffle” in comment box
- INCLUDE – address if you want to receive physical tickets. Otherwise you will receive an email confirmation.
- By Phone
- call the museum during regular hours (304) 637-4810 and pay over the phone using your credit card
- In Person
- Stop by the museum during regular business hours and pay using cash, check, or card.
April – October
Thursday – Sunday, 9:30am-5pm
Exploring Elkins this 4th of July? We’re open all weekend! Come in and show off your Red, White, & Blue!
Are you a boy scout? Do you know a boy scout? The WVRRM is happy to help boy scouts earn their Railroad Merit Badge! Refer to your Boy Scout Handbook for up-to-date requirements for the badge.
Some might say that you can study anything in college. Well, that has become a little more true here in Elkins, WV. It is only appropriate that in a town built by the railroads you can find a Minor in Railroad Heritage Tourism at our local college. For more information please contact:
Director, Center for Railway Tourism
P: (304) 637 – 1307
*The WVRRM is helping our friend Mr. Porterfield by promoting this unique opportunity for students going into heritage tourism, history, and other related fields. We do not benefit from applications to this program or college.
While your visiting stop and snap a selfie, or a group shot, with our C&O conductor! The picture below features our AFNHA AmeriCorps Service Member!
We at the WVRRM are excited to announce the first Appalachian Forest National Heritage Area – Heritage Site Passport! This new program was the result of collaboration between Elkins, Beverly, and Buckhannon Heritage Sites and their AmeriCorps Service Members. This is a great addition to your weekend visit to Randolph County!
The West Virginia Railroad Museum
The AFNHA Discovery Center
The Stirrup Gallery
Beverly Heritage Center
Randolph County Museum
The Upshur County Historical Society
Answer the question at each site, get your passport signed, and receive an official History Hunter button! Come in and explore the Appalachian Forest National Heritage Area!
Saturday 4/13/2019 > 9:30am-5pm
Saturday 4/27/2019 > GRAND OPENING 9:30am-5pm; Regular hours (Thursday-Sunday) begin.
We are excited to start sharing this year’s C&O Exhibit with you!
Join us on Saturday April 6 – Sunday April 7 for the West Virginia Railroad Museum 2019 Annual Membership Meeting and Exhibit Opening. You’ll have the opportunity to hear from Thomas W. Dixon, Jr., Chief Historian from the C&O Historical Society, ride part of the C&O Greenbrier Branch, and be first to view the new 2019 Exhibit: The Chesapeake and Ohio Railway in West Virginia!
You can view the full agenda and registration form here. To register for the membership meeting, print and return the lower portion of the agenda. We look forward to sharing a new exhibit with you in April!
Continue Reading – Volume 16 Issue 4 Oct 2018
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Tickets for this years Winter Raffle can be purchased at the Elkins Depot Welcome Center. Museum Volunteers can be found at the depot Thursday-Sunday during the Polar Express rides. Can’t make it to the depot to purchase tickets? Send us a Facebook Message or email us (firstname.lastname@example.org) and we will happily get tickets to you.