Heart of Dixie Railroad Museum is the official railroad museum of the state of Alabama. Located just south of Birmingham in Calera, the museum features operating standard gauge and narrow gauge trains, two restored depots, an indoor collection of railroad artifacts and memorabilia, and an outdoor collection of railroad cars, locomotives, and cabooses. The museum is dedicated to the preservation, restoration, and operation of historically significant railway equipment. Special events are celebrated in a unique way at Heart of Dixie Railroad Museum, from Mother’s and Father’s Day to the Pumpkin Patch Express and the Santa Special.
Heart of Dixie Railroad Museum
1919 9th Street
Calera, AL 35040
Hours of Operation: Open March 10-December 17
Tuesday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.; Thursday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Free admission; fee for train rides
Category: Area Attractions