Fennimore Railroad Historical Society Museum

The museum grounds is graced by a 1907 Davenport 2-6-0 locomotive next to a water tank with two spouts. A marker explains the history of this unique, narrow-gauge railroad. A miniature 15-inch gauge train gives rides on weekends, 10am-4pm. Inside the museum, a model railroad layout is a replica of Fennimore at the turn of the century. A museum hi-lite is the famous "Dinky," a 3 foot gauge train that ran from Fennimore to Woodman. The museum displays artifacts of the narrow-gauge era, 1878-1926. Group tours welcome, call ahead. Donations appreciated and are used for maintenance of museum Miniature Train rides offerd weekends only $1 each.

Hours of Operation

Open daily MD-LD 10am-4pm, Sat & Sun only Sept-Oct 10am-4pm. Miniature train rides available weekends only MD through October

Directions

Lincoln Avenue and 6th Street

Free Admission

  • Yes

Runs Memorial Day through Labor Day

  • Yes

Features

  • Disabled Access

History/Heritage Type

  • Wisconsin History
  • Transportation Heritage

Museum/Gallery Type

  • Historical

State Historic Sign Site

  • Yes