Virginia Museum of Transportation

The world-famous N&W Class J 611 was restored to operating condition in 2015.
303 Norfolk Ave SW
Roanoke, VA 24016
Region Shenandoah Valley
Locality Roanoke City
Guest Services: (540) 342-5670

The Virginia Museum of Transportation fires the imagination! The whole family can enjoy decades-old steam locomotives while watching modern trains zoom by on busy active tracks. Don't miss two "last of their class" steam giants: the N&W Class J 611 and the N&W Class A 1218. The museum is located in downtown Roanoke’s century-old freight station in the heart of Virginia's Rail Heritage Region. Explore our extensive collection of steam, diesel, and electric locomotives, rail cars, and model trains. Visitors love our antique cars, trucks, and aviation exhibits, too. The Museum Store offers hard-to-find books, DVDs, toys and gifts. After your visit, stroll along the Goode Railwalk to the O. Winston Link Museum to watch trains and enjoy hands-on exhibits about Roanoke’s rail history. The Museum is Virginia's official transportation museum.

Admission Fee: Adults: $8; Seniors: $7 (60+); Children $6 (3 - 12)

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