Last updated: 12/3/2011
Jackson, Tennessee
Street Address
582 S. Royal St.
Jackson, TN 38301
Mailing Address
582 South Royal Street
Jackson, TN 38301
Hours
Open Year-round
Monday - Saturday10 AM - 3 PM
Closed on city holidays
Admissions
Free
Services
Group Tours
Staff
David Falk, Museum Director
Betty Wilson
phone: 901-425-8225
Description

The Nashville,Chattanooga,& St.Louis Railway passenger Depot built in 1907,and restored by the Cit of Jackson in 1996 into a museum as a lasting tribute to the impact of the railroads on the growth of Jachson,TN.

History

The depot was built of brick in 1907 and designed to complement nearby lancaster Park with its electro-chalybeate welllakes, beautiful gardens, and fairgrounds.The well continues to flow today. The depot was used until 1967.

Artifact Collections

The museum's collection includes photo's,artifacts, and related memorabilia associated with the N.C.&St.L.,G.M.&O.,I.C. Railroads and their family trees. Also open on the on the grounds are a 1947 F.E.C. RR. dining car and two cabooses. Built and maintained by the Jackson Area Model Railroad Club is a elaborate HO scale model RR.of Jackson,TN.(500' + of track) & runs daily. The museum receives "rave reviews" from our visitors and is a must see family event.

Governance

City of Jackson, TN. A division of the Parks and Recreation Department

ADA

Wheelchair Accessible

Services

Group Tours

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