As Ontario has progressed to COVID stage 3 of the provincial reopening plan, we are happy to announce that the museum will now be open to visitors as of Saturday, July 17. Hours will be Thu/Fri/Sat/Sun from 9am to 4pm. Masks required. Preb00king a visit time is recommended, due to limits on number of persons. … Continue reading 2021 Reopening of the Museum
Every Third Tuesday of the Month (March through November inclusive) is the Komoka Railway Museum Monthly Members meeting at 2:00 pm. All are welcome. (currently some meetings take place virtually via zoom). As well, members and volunteers meet weekly on Saturday mornings, April through November, to work on projects and whatever needs doing.
Our museum was inducted into the North American Railway Hall of Fame in 2016!
We gratefully acknowledge the financial support of the Ontario Trillium Foundation towards restoration of our Canadian National Railways 1979 GMC-Grumman Hi-Railer which was completed in December 2011. Also for the financial support in replacing the Shay building roof with steel in 2013 - the rain has stopped pouring in.
The museum recognizes the support of Municipality of Middlesex Centre and their 2021 Council Grant Program. In 2021, using our grant we have begun a project to replace a portion of the wood deck at the rear of the Station building with a concrete walkway. This project is ongoing. As well, the southeast portion of … Continue reading Thank you Municipality of Middlesex Centre
Starting this week on Wednesday and Friday's we will be offering "Story Station" at 10am and 1pm. Story station is a drop in activity where we read stories, sing songs about trains and learn about the history of Komoka and the railway. This is an activity geared towards young children to get them interested in … Continue reading Story Station is on the tracks
The museum recognizes the support of Municipality of Middlesex Centre and their 2020 Council Grant Program. In 2020, using our grant and additional museum funds/donations we were able to replace the old patio-type doors on either side of the Shay Building as they were at end of life. The replacement was commercial aluminium-framed windows plus … Continue reading Thank you Municipality of Middlesex Centre
Thank you to all who came and visited the museum during our summer 2020 season. Our fall season starts tomorrow, August 29, and ends on November 28, 2020. Our fall hours are as follows: 9:00 am-12:00 pm Every Saturday, or by appointment.
The Komoka Railway Museum is now open! Call in to book your tours ahead, our hours are as follows: 9:00 am-4:00 pm, Thursday-Sunday
We acknowledge the assistance of Ross and Stuart and crew from Ace of Spades Tree Service with the 2019 portion of our Station Deck replacement project. They contributed time and equipment to help remove and take away old wood, excess sand/soil and level the work space. Ace of Spades - call 519-666-2957 or 519-521-4361
Live steam engines (scale size) will be running on the elevated track in our rear lot on occasion again this year. Schedule: none scheduled - by appointment only. For more information on the track and trains see the Live-Steam page. Steaming is subject to weather conditions and locomotive availability. Birthday parties, car clubs, service club … Continue reading Live Steam 2019/2020