Celebrating and Preserving Palmerston’s Railway Heritage
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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.
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WE ARE OPEN!
The museum is official open for the summer starting May 24th!
Our hours are Wednesday to Sunday 9am – 5pm
Come visit us this summer to ride our handcars, tour our buildings including the Baggage Shed and the recently opened Cook Car, and learn more about Palmerston rich history with the Railway!
Hope to see you this SUMMER!
Read a brief history of the Palmerston Railway Station and how it has survived for more than 140 years.
The ‘Old 81’ Engine
One of Palmerston’s treasured landmarks, “Old 81” is a memorial to the days when “Iron Horses” were stabled within the Town.
Read a brief history of how the railway came to Palmerston.
Palmerston’s Pedestrian Bridge
The Pedestrian Bridge is considered Palmerston’s most unique and treasured landmark.
The Palmerston Railway Heritage Museum is a non-profit organization managed by volunteers.
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