Celebrating and Preserving Palmerston’s Railway Heritage

Visit the Museum

Enjoy a day trip to the Palmerston Railway Heritage Museum!

Experience Wellington County’s only original railway station and one of the few designated as a railway museum in this part of Ontario.

Minto Farmers’ Market at the Museum All Summer Long!
Saturdays, June 3rd – September 23rd• 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Get a taste of the railway and 100% locally grown fruits and vegetables, home baking, meat, cheese, maple syrup, and more! Find vendor information and special event details on the Minto Farmers’ Market website.

Search Through our Collection

We are in the process of cataloging the generous donations and artifacts in our collection into a searchable database. To search our collection or to learn more about what we have at the Palmerston Railway Heritage Museum use the button below!

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The museum is closed until next summer. We will be open during market hours on Saturdays in September. If you are interested in booking a tour in the off season, you can schedule an appointment by emailing museum@town.minto.on.ca or calling 519-338-2511 ext 241. Please ensure if you do, that you book your tour 2 or 3 days prior to when you intend to visit.


 The Palmerston Railway Heritage Museum is currently continuing work on restoring our caboose and we need your help!

We have been working hard to restore the caboose to its original condition and make this train car a suitable space to share with the public. 

We are currently offering a complimentary Raleway Festival Prize Pack including a beer cup, beer koozie, and fridge magnet/bottle opener for donating over $10 (Tax Receipts available upon request for donations over $20)

If you wish to make a donation you can visit us and donate in person, or contact us to donate remotely.

The Palmerston Railway Heritage Museum is a non-profit organization managed by volunteers.