Get your Choo-Choo
The first-ever National
Train Day is May 10 and it's a great time to visit
the Southeastern Railway Museum to celebrate. Enjoy the day
exploring the history & heritage of railway transportation and
enjoy the train ride that is complimentary with your paid admission
to the museum.
information about National Train Day, visit www.nationaltrainday.com.
About the museum:
The Southeastern Railway Museum has
been in operation since 1970 and is "Georgia's Official
Transportation History Museum". The museum has over 80 other
pieces of retired railway rolling stock including vintage steam and
diesel locomotives, passenger coaches, private business cars, a
World War II army troop kitchen, wooden freight cars, railway post
office car and maintenance of way equipment. Transit history is
represented with a cross section of busses and trolleys from the
early 1900's through the mid 1980's. The museum is also home to
MARTA's historic bus fleet which includes busses from many of the
predecessor systems to MARTA. Many other items from Georgia's
transportation history are also presented on the museum's 35-acre
The museum is open ONLY on Saturdays January
through March. April through December the museum is open
Thursday - Saturday from 10am - 5pm.
The museum is located
at 3595 Buford Hwy in Duluth. Directions: From I-85
northbound, exit at Pleasant Hill Road. Turn left (west), pass
Gwinnett Place Mall, and continue approx. 3 miles to Buford Highway
(US 23). Turn right (north) on Buford Highway. Travel
approx. ¼ mile to Peachtree Road, turn left, cross railroad tracks,
then turn right into museum entrance.