Heart of Dixie Railroad Museum

1919 Ninth St.
Calera, AL 35040- Map It
(205) 668-3435

AAA Editor Notes

Heart of Dixie Railroad Museum is at 1919 Ninth St. This museum features an operating railroad; two restored depots; a collection of railroad artifacts and memorabilia; and an outdoor collection of railroad locomotives, cars and cabooses and a signal garden. A 1-hour ride aboard a standard-gauge train is offered. Guided tours are available. Picnicking is permitted. Time: Allow 1 hour minimum.
Museum admission by donation. Standard 1-hour train trip $14; $10 (ages 2-11). One-hour train trip in locomotive $35. One-hour train trip in caboose $25. Fares vary for special events.
Hours: Museum Tues.-Fri. 9-2, Sat. 9-4, mid-Mar. to mid-Dec. Train rides depart Sat. at 11 and 2, mid-Mar. to mid-Nov.; schedule varies for special events. Closed major holidays. Phone ahead to confirm schedule.