All Aboard the ‘Harborside Express” Every Saturday at Galveston Railroad Museum


Galveston Train Rides Every Saturday!

Every Saturday, weather permitting, Galveston Railroad Museum, located at 2602 Sante Fe Place, Downtown Galveston, offers train rides for all ages on The Harborside Express.

The “Harborside Express” is an open-air caboose that travels 1 mile up Harborside Dr., then returns to the Galveston Railroad Museum. The train rides are approximately 15 minutes long. The train is a standing ride without seats. Due to the caboose being open air, the rides will sometimes be closed during inclement weather.

Boarding for the Harborside Express begins at 11am, with the last train ride departing the depot at 1:45pm.

Tickets are $5 in addition to admission to the Galveston Railroad Museum and must be purchased at the museum or at

Special Spring Break Train Rides will take place March 11th-15th (11am-1pm) on the Harborside Express. It will be open for weekday rides.

April 27th: Model Train Show

The date for the Model Train show has been set for the last Saturday in April.  Details are still pending, as the volunteers finalize the layouts and work on the event.  Stay tuned for details at Special event admission rates will apply.

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