Special Thanks to Paul Koren for the initial website design!

 

Welcome to the website of the 
Rosenberg Railroad Museum!

We have been open since June, 2002 and we are GROWING...

NEWS PAGE!  Updated 03/31/2005.

We have devoted a separate page for updates.  CLICK HERE for the latest on Tower 17, our semaphores, our wig-wag, and other ongoing projects.  We need good volunteers for all sorts of fun tasks.  Even one day a month would help a LOT!  If you can do more, GREAT!  Please call or email to find out more information.

Current Exhibits 

Artifacts from each of the eight railroads that traversed Fort Bend County
Items used at Tower 17 
Railroad occupations - some long since forgotten
Railroad signaling artifacts and history
A large selection of early photographs, maps, and brochures
A business railcar built in 1879
Express and Telegraph company artifacts
Railroad advertising

New Gallery Exhibit Items - 3 different motor car track indicators and a very early lower-quadrant version (perhaps pre-1900) of a semaphore signal spectacle.  Also,  two temporary exhibits - one which highlights railroad operations during World War I, and a second exhibit pertaining to police officers/special agents of the railroad and express companies.

Hours
Tuesday - Saturday 10 AM to 5 PM
Sunday 1PM to 5PM

Special Tours and Activities by Appointment

Admission: $2.00 for adults
$1.50 for senior citizens (55+)
$1.00 for children ages 1 - 14

Membership

Please consider becoming a member of our museum. We are a 501(c)3 non-profit organization and are funded solely through donations from people like you. We also need volunteers to help at the museum. Please call or email for more information.

While every gift is appreciated, the following memberships are available:

Please print and fill out, detach, and mail to us at
P.O. Box 607, Rosenberg, TX 77471-0607
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____ "Volunteer" (Annual Membership) $25.00 (twice a month work requirement)

____ "Brakeman" (Annual Membership) $35.00

____ "Conductor" (Annual Membership) $100.00

____ LIFE MEMBER $1000.00

____ RAIL BARON $2500.00

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Event Calendar

April 9, 2005

Presentation by
BNSF Special Agent
Lee Hutchinson

11AM RRM Members only lunch with Lee Hutchinson

12:30PM Lecture at RRM

Join us as Mr. Hutchinson provides an overview of the roles and responsibilities of his organization, the impact of 9/11 on the railroads, information regarding railfans, and railroad safety.

Rosenberg, Texas is located about 35 miles to the southwest of Houston on US Highway 59. Take the Highway 36 exit and go north about 1 mile to Avenue I, where you will turn right. Go two blocks to Third Street and turn left. Proceed two blocks and turn left on Avenue F, just before the railroad tracks. We are on the corner of Avenue F and Third Street and our entrance is on Avenue F. The address is 1921 Avenue F, Rosenberg. Click HERE for a map of the downtown area.

Phone: 281 633-2846

Email:  rrm@texas.net

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 607
Rosenberg, TX 77471