The Official Travel Site of Alabama

Heart of Dixie Railroad Museum


This museum features preservation, restoration and operation of historically significant railway equipment. Railroad artifacts, locomotives, cars and equipment from late 1800s-1950s are exhibited in two 100-year-old depots and railroad yard. Visitors can ride old-fashioned trains through scenic forests.

Wheelchair Accessible

For more information visit:

Heart of Dixie Railroad Museum
1919 9th St.
Calera, AL 35040
Hours of Operation
  • Mid March - December: Gift Shop and Museum open Tues - Fri 9-2 and Sat 9-4 (No admission charged). Train rides Sat 11 and 2; 6 Special Events throughout the year; special group rides on Thursday by appt
  • Saturday Train Rides $10-$35; Special Events vary; Museum visit is free!
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All Aboard! Come ride the Calera and Shelby RR!

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