Monongahela River, Rail & Transportation Museum

Monongahela River, Rail & Transportation Museum Collection of historic artifacts from the railroad and steamboat eras. The Monongahela River, railroad and National Road (Route 40) come together in Brownsville.
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Our free museum exhibits are a testament to Brownsville's significance in our nation's development. The museum is open Wednesdays from 9 a.m. to noon or by appointment. Contact 724-880-5960 or transportation [email protected]. Handicapped accessible.

Operating as usual

05/15/2021

Catch our trains this weekend! The Monongahela River Rail and Transportation Museum is open Saturday May 15 10-4 and Sunday May 16. Noon-4. Admission is free, donations appreciated!

Come see where the caboose landed!Spring Open House May 15 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM and May 16 12:00 Noon to 4:00 PM.  Featur...
05/09/2021

Come see where the caboose landed!
Spring Open House May 15 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM and May 16 12:00 Noon to 4:00 PM. Featuring our newly restored caboose and the Pittsburgh Garden Society G scale model train display. Admission is FREE, donations accepted

Come see where the caboose landed!
Spring Open House May 15 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM and May 16 12:00 Noon to 4:00 PM. Featuring our newly restored caboose and the Pittsburgh Garden Society G scale model train display. Admission is FREE, donations accepted

11/25/2020

Come visit us this morning!

11/04/2020

Looking for something different to do today? The museum is open until noon!

09/09/2020

Come on in, we’re open today!

08/26/2020

Love trains? Local history? Socially distancing but with something to do? We're open Wednesday 9-noon!

After a three month closure, the Monongahela River. Rail and Transportation will reopen Wednesday, June 18 from 9-12. Co...
06/17/2020

After a three month closure, the Monongahela River. Rail and Transportation will reopen Wednesday, June 18 from 9-12. Come get up close and personal with our trains!

03/25/2020

Just a reminder that the museum will remain closed due to the coronavirus pandemic. Feel free to share your railroading information, photos and videos in the meantime. Stay safe and stay home.

03/18/2020

Due to the current coronavirus guidelines, the Monongahela River, Rail and Transportation Museum will be closed today.

Come on in—we’re open until noon!
03/04/2020

Come on in—we’re open until noon!

02/29/2020

See you Wednesday 9-12!

Surprise! We’re open this afternoon—come visit!
02/29/2020

Surprise! We’re open this afternoon—come visit!

We’re open today until noon!
02/05/2020

We’re open today until noon!

Happy Wednesday—come visit, we’re open until noon!
01/15/2020

Happy Wednesday—come visit, we’re open until noon!

01/08/2020

Join us today 9-12!

12/25/2019

Merry Christmas. The museum is closed today so you may enjoy the holiday with friends and family.

Come visit—we’re open today until noon!
12/04/2019

Come visit—we’re open today until noon!

Come see the new tipple in the garden railroad display at the Monongahela River, Rail and Transportation Museum, open We...
11/13/2019

Come see the new tipple in the garden railroad display at the Monongahela River, Rail and Transportation Museum, open Wednesday 9-12.

You don’t need to wait for a formal event, the museum is open today until noon. Get your private tour!
10/23/2019

You don’t need to wait for a formal event, the museum is open today until noon. Get your private tour!

Don’t spend a rainy day at home —make it a trainy day at the Monongahela River, Rail and Transportation Museum. Open Wed...
10/16/2019

Don’t spend a rainy day at home —make it a trainy day at the Monongahela River, Rail and Transportation Museum. Open Wednesday 9-12.

Come visit the Monongahela River Rail and Transportation Museum today 10-4, see local sites in the Pittsburgh Garden Rai...
08/11/2019

Come visit the Monongahela River Rail and Transportation Museum today 10-4, see local sites in the Pittsburgh Garden Railway Society display.

STOP by the Monongahela River Rail and Transportation Museum, LOOK at our exhibits and LISTEN to our stories today until...
08/10/2019

STOP by the Monongahela River Rail and Transportation Museum, LOOK at our exhibits and LISTEN to our stories today until 4 and Sunday 10-4.

It’s coming! Wednesday is almost here. That means the Monongahela River Rail and Transportation Museum will be open 9-12...
07/17/2019

It’s coming! Wednesday is almost here. That means the Monongahela River Rail and Transportation Museum will be open 9-12. It’s free!

Thanks to the Herald-Standard for the article and photos!
06/20/2019

Thanks to the Herald-
Standard for the article and photos!

Love trains? We have the key to your heart! Come visit Wednesday 9:30-noon and see the caboose in its new location!
06/18/2019

Love trains? We have the key to your heart! Come visit Wednesday 9:30-noon and see the caboose in its new location!

Crossing the road can be an all-day project!
06/13/2019

Crossing the road can be an all-day project!

Crossing the road can be an all-day project!

When cabooses fly!
06/12/2019

When cabooses fly!

Why did the caboose cross the road? To get to the Monongahela River, Rail and Transportation Museum!Come Join us Wednesd...
06/12/2019

Why did the caboose cross the road? To get to the Monongahela River, Rail and Transportation Museum!
Come Join us Wednesday June 12 to welcome the caboose to its new home beside the museum. As always, the museum will be open to the public Wednesday morning 9:30-noon and is free of charge. And, also as always, your financial support is welcome; just click the link below.

This free museum dedicated to preserving Transportation history is operated entirely by volunteers and relies on donatio...
06/05/2019

This free museum dedicated to preserving Transportation history is operated entirely by volunteers and relies on donations to cover expenses. Help keep history alive for the next generation.

Did you know the Monongahela River Rail and Transportation Museum is open every Wednesday 9:30-noon? Come see us today! ...
06/05/2019

Did you know the Monongahela River Rail and Transportation Museum is open every Wednesday 9:30-noon? Come see us today! It’s free!

William James of Brownsville watches the garden railway display with his sons, Jediah 3, and Judah, 1, at the Monongahel...
05/19/2019

William James of Brownsville watches the garden railway display with his sons, Jediah 3, and Judah, 1, at the Monongahela River Rail and Transportation Museum. The museum is open today from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. and is free of charge.

Carson Coldritz ofStockdale discovers the “lightning house” in the Pittsburgh Garden Railway Society’s display at the Mo...
05/18/2019

Carson Coldritz ofStockdale discovers the “lightning house” in the Pittsburgh Garden Railway Society’s display at the Monongahela River Rail and Transportation Museum in Brownsville. What will you spot? Open this weekend 10-4 Saturday and Sunday.

05/18/2019

Don’t miss the train(s) today at the Monongahela River Rail and Transportation Museum in Brownsville. Open until 4, free admission!

Address

412 Church St
Brownsville, PA
15417

Opening Hours

Wednesday 09:00 - 12:00

Telephone

(724) 880-5960

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