Bowling Green, Kentucky

Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer Information

The Historic RailPark & Train Museum welcomes community volunteer assistance. Volunteers are the backbone of the museum in restoration efforts and as tour guides.

To volunteer as part of the Restoration Committee, contact:
Chairman Pat O’Rourke at

If you enjoy people and would like to be part of our Tour Guide Team, contact us at

Volunteer benefits:

  • Complimentary Annual Family Museum Pass
  • 20% off Gift Shop purchases
  • One Free HRP logo shirt annually with the option to purchase additional shirts at cost
  • 50% off Facility Rental
  • Quarterly “MainLine” Newsletter
  • Preferred notification of Special Events
  • Annual Breakfast on the Diner Awards Social
  • Annual Fall Social
  • Meeting people from international and national locations
  • Satisfaction in preserving and sharing Bowling Green’s heritage


Docents receive one-on-one training and an annual formal classroom experience on  tour techniques, safety and emergency procedures.


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  1. May 24, 2015    

    Love Traines

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Historic Railpark & Train Museum Information

The Museum Address:
401 Kentucky St.
Bowling Green, KY 42101

We are located in between I-65 exits 28 and 26

The Museum Hours:
Tuesday – Saturday 9AM – 5PM
Sunday 1PM – 4PM

Our prices include both a guided tour and a self guided tour. Our guided tour walks you through our 5 railcars outside. The self guided tour is only for the museum, which is 2 stories and full of interesting exhibits

**Our tours on Monday-Saturday start at 10AM and the last one is around 3:00 or 3:30. On Sunday we offer two tours and they are at 1:30 and 2:30. Please call if you have any questions about times**

The Museum's Ticket Prices:
Adults (Age 13-59) $12
Seniors (60+) $10
Children (Ages 5-12) $6
Under Age 4 are Free
Family (5+ paid Admission) $50
Group Rate (10+ Adults) $7

Discounts (applied to adult price):
Active Military Free
Veteran $10
Employee $10
WKU - ID $10
HRP Member $10
Nat. Railway Association $10