America’s Largest Train Museum Is Right Here In Illinois And You’ll Want To Visit
One of America’s biggest attractions is right here in Illinois, and it provides exuberant fun for the whole family. Take a trip back in time to when energy-powered transportation was still in its infancy, and learn how people got around before you were born.
Whether you ride the train daily or have never been on one before, this museum will have something special for you. Keep scrolling to see why locals love this attraction.
We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/
The Illinois Railway Museum is located at 7000 Olson Rd Union, Illinois. Check the museum’s website for schedules and more information.
An Illinois transplant who grew up and went to school in Indiana for 22 years, Elizabeth holds a BFA in creative writing and has enjoyed traveling across the country and parts of Europe. She has visited half of the states, as well as parts of Canada, Mexico, and the Caribbean, and regularly travels home to the Hoosier State to see friends and family. With more than five years of writing experience, Elizabeth’s articles have been featured on several websites, and her poetry and short stories have been published in multiple literary journals.
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