Skip to main content
  1. Travel
  2. Budget Travel

National Railroad Museum: Green Bay, WI

See also

When you think about the city of Green Bay, Wisconsin, the first thing that comes to mind is the Green Bay Packers, a team representing the smallest market in American sports, winner of thirteen football championships which is the most of any team in the National Football League, and the only team in American sports that is owned by the community. You think about one of the most famous stadiums in the world, Lambeau Field, and its famous frozen tundra. It is one of the coldest cities in the National Football League. It is also a city known for industry particularly the meat packing industry where the famous team gets its name and the dairy industry. However, there is a little known secret about the city, and that secret involves the railroad.
The National Railroad Museum in Green Bay has one of the largest railroad collections, artifacts and photos in the country. You enter into the great hall, and you are greeted by the Union Pacific 4017. You also see the Dwight D. Eisenhower Car, a locomotive from the Pennsylvania Railroad, numerous cabooses, a snow plow, plus other numerous rail cars, and that is just what you will find on the inside.
On the outside, there is another pavilion where there are many more steam and diesel locomotives, passenger cars, cabooses and services cars. If that is not enough, you can take a train ride around the museum during the warmer months.
The National Railroad Museum of Green Bay is located at 2285 S. Broadway, and it is open all year round. For more information about admission, hours, and events, you can go to Come and see another great treasure that the city of Green Bay has to offer.

More Photos


Today's top buzz...

  • Google patents contact lens camera
    Google has filed for a patent to develop contact lenses capable of taking photos
    Tech Tips
  • Glen Campbell
    Learn all about 'Glen Campbell … I’ll Be Me,' a documentary of his final tour
    9 Photos
  • Rabbit owners
    Bringing home the bunny: Important information for rabbit owners
    7 Photos
  • Thomas Haden Church
    Thomas Haden Church's thoughts on his latest film ‘Heaven is for Real'
    'Heaven is for Real'
  • Soft drink fine
    South Carolina man faced a big fine for refilling his drink at the VA Medical Center
    Strange News
  • Dog's Easter basket
    How to fill your dog’s Easter basket with the perfect toys
    Easter Basket

User login

Log in
Sign in with your email and password. Or reset your password.
Write for us
Interested in becoming an Examiner and sharing your experience and passion? We're always looking for quality writers. Find out more about and apply today!