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

Information for planning for your visit.

The Ghost Train runs the last 3 weekends in October. Noon - 5:00 Central

Breakfast at Doc’s starts at 9:00,
Museum depot and gift shop open at 11:30, Trains roll at Noon until 5:00 Central Time


Free admission to get into the grounds.

Tickets are sold at the railroad depot ticket booth only.
No reservations are needed.

Fare for the Hesston Ghost Train:

Ghost Train Fare / Souvenir Ticket

$7.00 Adults
$5.00 Children 3 - 12 years.

Other railroad ride tickets:

Credit / Debit Cards accepted at Gate, Train Depot, Depot Store Gift Shop & Soda Fountain:
Visa, Master Card o‍‍‍nly

Helpful hints:

  • While the activities start at 12:00, you can arrive early for breakfast with the train crew or to see the locomotive firing up.
  • Grab breakfast with the train crew as early as 9:00 CDT at Doc’s Soda Fountain

Equipment Scheduled to operate:
All three railroads to ride, steam locomotives on each.*

Full sized narrow gauge railroad
With Shay Logging Locomotive,
Vintage Amusement Park Railroad,
1/8 Scale Miniature Railroad

Steam Sawmill

Blacksmith Shop

*while the museum strives to operate steam locomotives, gas or diesel locomotives will be used in case of mechanical issues or volunteer availability. Thank you for your understanding.


Food & Shopping

Groups & Celebrations

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Exhibits & fun

Press Room

Take a terror-ific ride through the
haunted woods aboard the Flying Dutchman Railroad.

Watch out for the Mad Lumberjack
that haunts these woods!

The Hesston Ghost Train is frightening fun for everyone!(Appropriate for small children).

Kiddieland Railroad

Real Steam, Real Small
Scale Hobby Railroad

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