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Meridian Railroad Museum
1805 Front Street
Meridian, MS 39
Open Tuesday-Friday 9am-3pm
1st Saturday of every month 8am-12pm
By Appointment-Contact us!

Meridian's True Railroad Museum

Honoring our history and investing in our future.

The Meridian Railroad Museum is located in the heart of Downtown Meridian, Mississippi right along the Meridian Speedway. The Meridian Railroad Museum is housed in the former freight station and Railway Express Agency building adjacent to the Meridian Union Station and the Norfolk Southern mainline. Built in 1906 in the Mission Revival style, the station and freight house served a variety of fallen flag passenger trains throughout the 20th century, including the Gulf, Mobile & Ohio, the Illinois Central, and the Southern Railway. The museum includes a trio of retired rolling stock, including a caboose from the nearby Meridian & Bigbee shortline. The building is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Meridian Rails Historical Society took possession of the building in November of 2021 when the Meridian City Council voted to donate the building to the society for usage of a permanent home for the railroad museum.


Model Railroad Layout & Model Railroading Classes


Programs for Toddlers (Tots & Trains, Story Time with an Engineer)


Honoring railroaders of the past, their families by keeping their stories alive.


The Goal of Our Organization

The goal of the Meridian Rails Historical Society (MRHS), its to preserve Meridian's immense railroad history by keeping our Museum open to share this with our community.

Whether you're a native to Meridian, or just passing though, stop by  and learn about the role the railroads in building our community. 

See. Learn. Support.

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