Visitor Information

Hours of Operation

Hours of Operation:
November the 1st- April the 30th
Closed to Public on Mondays and Tuesdays
Wednesday-Sunday: 10:00a.m.-4:00p.m.

May the 1st-October the 31st
Sunday-Saturday: 10:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m.

Daily Train Tour Schedule
November 1st- April 30th

Subject to change daily. Please call ahead the day of your visit.

Sunday-Saturday 10:15am, 11:15am, 12:15pm, 1:15pm, 2:15pm, 3:15pm

*Museum hours and tour schedule will change seasonally during summer and winter.*

The museum is closed on the following holidays:
New Year’s Eve / New Years Day / Easter Sunday / Thanksgiving Day / Christmas Eve / Christmas Day


Admission includes our self-guided museum and guided tour of our five historic railcars.

Allow at least 1 1/2 hour for your visit.  Our guided railcar tours last between 45 minutes to 2 hours, depending on the volunteer docent.

Adults: $16

Seniors 60+: $14 

Veterans: $14

WKU Student (Please show ID): $14

Children 5-12: $10

Children (4 and under): Free

Active Military (Please show ID): Free

The Museum accepts:
Cash / Travelers’ Checks / Visa / MasterCard / Discover

Find area maps, coupons, discounts, transportation information and more to help plan your trip online at the Bowling Green Area Convention & Visitors Bureau website.

Group Rates

Please call a minimum of 2 weeks in advance to confirm rates and schedule your group tour of 10 or more.


The indoor museum is fully accessible to persons with disabilities.  However, our train has limited accessibility, due to steep steps, narrow hallways, and doorways of the vintage railcars.


From I-65

Take Exit 26 west onto Hwy 234 (Cemetery Road).  Follow Cemetery Road three miles as it becomes 6th Avenue.  Turn right onto Kentucky Street and then left into the Railpark Museum parking lot.

From William Natcher Parkway

Take Exit 9 south onto 231 S (Morgantown Road) towards Bowling Green. Follow Morgantown Road for two miles.  Turn left at the “T” onto Hwy 68/80 (Russellville Road) and go under the overpass.  Turn left onto Hwy 68/80 which becomes Kentucky Street.  Follow for two miles and then turn left into the Railpark Museum parking lot.

Preferred Lodging

Whether the RailPark is a visit on your itinerary for a day trip,  you’re staying in Bowling Green for the weekend for a big event, or here on vacation, check out our official business partners in the hospitality industry for great stay or getaway opportunities!

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801 West Jefferson Street
Louisville, Kentucky, USA, 40202