Get Involved

With your help, we can continue to celebrate and preserve Palmerston’s railway heritage.

The restoration of the Palmerston Railway Station and rail yard by a dedicated group of volunteers, with local support, is a continuing project which began in 1999 with the restoration of the station.

Future projects, as funds and resources become available, include the acquisition of rolling stock, railway memorabilia, resources for genealogy research, and a future cross-generation education centre.


Here’s how you can help.

Make A Donation

A non-profit organization, the Palmerston Railway Heritage Museum is financed through the generous donations of its supporters, as well as local/community sponsorships, self-generated revenue and membership fees.

Your support assists in the continued operation of the Palmerston Railway Heritage Museum, as well as special projects and restoration initiatives.

Donations of funds may be directed to operating expenses or to specific projects. Donations of $20 or more are eligible are tax deductible and will receive a charitable tax receipt. Additionally, donations of Grand Trunk/CNR railway artifacts and community memorabilia are welcome, and donors will be recognized.

Please make cheques payable to the Town of Minto, noting the Palmerston Railway Heritage Museum.

Mail cheques to:
The Town of Minto
5941 Highway 89
Harriston, Ontario
N0G 1Z0


Dedicated volunteers are essential to the operation of the Palmerston Railway Heritage Museum. The Association welcomes participants who can help with building and renovation projects, and with a variety of special projects. Volunteers with expertise in planning and presenting social and fundraising events are also needed.

Please get in touch if you are interested in contributing your skills and talents to this community initiative.

Become A Member

Annual memberships in the Palmerston Railway Heritage Museum Association are $10 and support the continued operation of the Station.

Members are kept up-to-date at regular monthly meetings, are eligible to vote at the Annual General Meeting (held early in the calendar year) and are eligible to stand for election to office.

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