Steam Railroading Institute’s Visitor Center & Museum

405 S. Washington St.
Owosso, MI 48867- Map It
Phone: (989) 725-9464

AAA Editor Notes

Steam Railroading Institute’s Visitor Center & Museum is at 405 S. Washington St., just n. of Corunna Ave. Tours, videos, model railroad exhibits and steam railroad memorabilia contribute to the visitor’s experience. The visitor center is home to the Pere Marquette 1225 steam locomotive, prototype for the animated film “The Polar Express,” and a collection of rolling stock and cabooses. Guided tours are available.
Museum $5; free (ages 0-4 and to all with train ticket purchase).
Hours: Wed.-Sun. 10-4, Memorial Day-Labor Day; Fri.-Sun. 10-4, rest of year. Phone ahead to confirm schedule. Allow 30 minutes minimum.