Celebrating and Preserving Palmerston’s Railway Heritage

Visit the Museum

Enjoy a day trip to the Palmerston Railway Heritage Museum!

Experience Wellington County’s only original railway station and one of the few designated as a railway museum in this part of Ontario.

Minto Farmers’ Market at the Museum All Summer Long!
Saturdays, June 8 – August 31, 2019 • 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Get a taste of the railway and 100% locally grown fruits and vegetables, home baking, meat, cheese, maple syrup, and more! Find vendor information and special event details on the Minto Farmers’ Market website.

Station History

The Station

The Station

Read a brief history of the Palmerston Railway Station and how it has survived for more than 140 years.

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The ‘Old 81’ Engine

One of Palmerston’s treasured landmarks, “Old 81” is a memorial to the days when “Iron Horses” were stabled within the Town.

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The Palmerston Railway Heritage Museum is a non-profit organization managed by volunteers.

Search Through our Collection

We are in the process of cataloging all the generous donations and artifacts in our collection into a searchable database. To search our collection or to learn more about what we have here at the Palmerston Railway Heritage Museum use the button below!

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Where to Find Us

The Palmerston Railway Heritage Museum is housed inside the former Palmerston Railway Station,
located at 164 William St. in Palmerston, Ontario. We look forward to seeing you soon.

Palmerston Railway Heritage Museum

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