Elgin County Railway Museum
Day Out with Thomas train ride event
July 14-15 & 21-22
The Elgin County Railway Museum is located in St. Thomas Ontario Canada and is registered as a non-profit charity with the function of preserving and restoring railway heritage for St. Thomas including the surrounding area. Proudly staffed by volunteers who are dedicated to preserving the memory of the railway which made St. Thomas what it is today, a great railway museum.
There are numerous events to enjoy at the Elgin County Railway Museum including the world famous event known as a Day Out with Thomas, Railway Nostalgia, and Railway Heritage Day.
The Elgin County Railway Museum is also known as the Railway Capital of Canada because a total of 26 railways have passed through town. This is due to the location which is the 1913 former Michigan Central Railroad Locomotive Shops juxtaposed to the Canada Southern Railway.
There are so many wonderful things to see including locomotives, cabooses and other rolling stock. Additionally there are videos and historic photographs, railway artifacts, children's activities, guided tours, music, food and more!
Elgin County Railway Museum Day Out with Thomas video
Kid friendly things to do in St. Thomas Ontario Canada