Casey Jones Home & Railroad Museum

30 Casey Jones Ln.
Jackson, TN 38305- Map It
(731) 668-1222

AAA Editor Notes

Casey Jones Home & Railroad Museum is off I-40 exit 80A on US 45 bypass in Casey Jones Village, 30 Casey Jones Ln. This is the home of John Luther “Casey” Jones, a 19th-century railroad engineer whose heroic actions during a train wreck were memorialized in “The Ballad of Casey Jones.” The home, where Jones lived with his wife and three children, is decorated with period furniture. A replica of his engine, “Old 382,” is in the museum, which also displays assorted railroad memorabilia, including a baggage car and caboose. The Train Station addition re-creates an 1890s-era train station. Displays in the Jackson Room focus on the town's rich railroad history. A 9-minute video portrays Jones' story. Self-guiding tours are available. Time: Allow 1 hour, 15 minutes minimum.
$6.50; $5.50 (ages 60+); $4.50 (ages 6-12).
Hours: Mon.-Sat. 9-5, Sun. noon-5, Mar.-Sept.; Mon.-Sat. 10-5, Sun. 1-5, rest of year. Closed Jan. 1, Easter, Thanksgiving and Christmas. Phone ahead to confirm schedule.