For hours, days, ticket costs and other information simply click on the day you plan to visit on the calendar below.

Unless otherwise noted, the museum campus opens at 11:00; trains run from Noon – 5:00 CDT, Breakfast starts at 9:00 at Doc’s. All times listed are CDT. Make sure you click on the day you plan to visit on the calendar below for more details.

2017 Calendar of Operation
& Special Events

Click on the day you plan to visit
for info and pricing.

Grey, Museum is closed; No operation 

Yellow Day prices / info

Yellow, Train rides on 1 railroad,
equipment displays can always be viewed.

Weekday operation, relax with train rides, ice cream and lunch. Train runs Noon – 5:00 CDT train leave at the top of each hour

Green Day prices / info

Green; no admission, Train rides on all 3 railroads, equipment displays can always be viewed.
Great days to bring small children or for people who don’t like crowds. — Trains run Noon – 5:00 CDT

No operation in November

Santa’s Candy Cane Express
Start a new family tradition, first two weekends in December.
Free admission

Have a group or want to have an event on a day the museum is normally closed? Download Rates Here. 

Ride three different steam railroads & experience machines of the industrial age

Hesston Steam Museum, 1201‍‍‍ e 1000 north Hesston, IN 46350

Chicago Days   Oct 7-8
Ride the trains from Kiddieland and former Brookfield Zoo railroads. Free admission

Halloween Kiddie Train Oct 27
Got a preschooler or child who
would like an even more mild version of our Hesston Ghost Train? This is for you!  Free admission


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Download: 2017_GroupRates_LR.pdf