Street Address
504 Pass Road
Gulfport, MS 39507
Mailing Address
504 Pass Road
Gulfport, MS 39507
phone: 228-284-5731
e-mail: MCMRMuseum@gmail.com
web: www.mcmrcm.org
Hours
Tuesday - Saturday12 PM - 5 PM
Admissions
There will be a riding train that can pick visitors up from their parking spot, then ride them around the block, and then drop the visitors off at the Railroad Museum. Later, the riding train can pick up the people and take them back to their vehicle.
Free
Services
Special Event Rental
Group Tours
Staff
Katherine Sutton, Executive Director
Tim Billings, Secretary / Public Relations
phone: 228-284-5731
Donald Pardee, President
phone: 228-216-5709
Pat Miles, Vice- President
phone: 228-324-7072
Mike Barry, Treasure
phone: 228-381-0665
Scott Sanburn, Webmaster
phone: 574-340-1297

Description

Operating Model trains in 5 scales including LEGO. Display of toy trains that starts with 1865 and ends with 1970. Children hands on trains and riding trains.

Mission

to teach the history of railroads and foster the love of the model railroad hobby and family involvement.

History

The museum evolved from a local model Club and opened our doors to the public on April 18, 2015.

Artifacts Collections

Over a hundred years of toy trains and over seventy years of model trains. Items from real railroads.

  • 65 shelves of vintage toy trains: The oldest toy train on display was made as a toy in 1865 & is 150 years old.
  • Visitors are invited to bring their own trains and have a club member run their trains on one of the many club train tables.
  • Appraisals can be made for trains if a visitor asks!
  • A complete N-Gauge layout is on display & will be running trains all day!
  • Two long elevated G-Scale (Garden Scale) trains that will be running overhead!
  • A 9 table 450,000+ piece Lego (R) CITY layout running 2 100% Lego trains!

Research Collections

A collection of old model railroad books and publicatins

Educational Programs

We work with operation Lifesavers and we are currently working on the history of the Hobo culture.

    Facilities

    We have two buildings with a total of 2800 sq ft. and a outside area for Children's train rides.

    Governance

    a board of directors

    Library

    Access: Scholars, Members

    Appointment required: Yes

    Publications

    At this time we have a monthly news letter that goes to the members of the club/museum. hopefully we will have one for supporters

    • the Mail Car

    ADA

    Wheelchair Accessible

    Parking

    Restrooms

    Services

    Children of all ages enjoy having their birthday party at the MS Coast Model Railroad Museum. There are 3 private birthday party spaces for your group. The Museum offers an outdoor covered location and two separate indoor air-conditioned rooms at our new Museum annex adjacent to the Museum at 504 Pass Rd. in Gulfport. Please contact the Museum in advance to book your party room and reserve your space during open hours.

    Special Event Rental

    Group Tours