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Experience the world of the steam engine.

At this time, this museum can only provide rides on our railroad exhibits for members only.

All times are Central (Chicago time)

Grey, Museum is closed; No operation 

Yellow Days 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 – 4:00 CDT Train leaves at the top of each hour.

Green Days prices / info

Green; free 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

Father's Day | June  21
Truck show on Father's Day
Noon to 5:00 Central Time

Civil War Encampment | June 27 & 28
Tour camps & learn about the American Civil War
Please note, While steam trains will run, no train raids will take place in 2020.

Independence Celebration
July 3, 4 & 5

Kids' Halloween Train | October 16 or 23
A fun Halloween for little ghosts & goblins.

Find us here: Hesston Steam Museum, 1201 e 1000 north Hesston, IN 46350

2020 Operating Calendar


2020 Special Events


Annual Hesston Steam & Power Show
September 4, 5, 6 & 7
4 Days of fun & learning

The Hesston Ghost Train | 3 Weekends
October 17 - 18, 24 - 25
Also on Halloween October 31st! and November 1

Santa's Candy Cane Express | 2 Weekends
December 5, 6 & 12, 13

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Opening Day 2020
Father's Day, June 21

Just Minutes off I-94 or
Indiana Tollroad I-80 / 90

South of New Buffalo, Michigan

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Father's Day
is our current plan for
A soft opening


JUNE 27 & 28 Canceled