Located at Old Central of Georgia Railway Savannah Shops and Term Facilities at the Tricentennial Park in Savannah your group will find their next stop, the Roundhouse Railroad Museum. Explore over 100 years of history, a vibrant stretch of Savannah’s industrial heritage that serves as the largest and most complete Antebellum Railroad repair facility still in existence. This National Historic Landmark shows impressive displays of historic railcars and rolling stock, plus informative guided tours and daily train rides. Your group will walk the grounds, learn about the building functions, and take part in any scheduled daily activities as you ride into Savannah, and the country’s, past!
Once on site your group will have the chance to discover the fully operational turntable, explore the historic rail cars, experience the handcar, and even take a guided tour. Before coming you may want to check online for the train ride schedule, ensuring that you can take a fun site tour on one of two of their historic steam/diesel locomotives. Choose between the No. 30 steam locomotive built in 1913 or the more modern No. 119 diesel built in 1947. The knowledgeable and friendly historic interpreters are more than happy to help you learn all about the rolling stock displayed and history of railroad and rail cars in general. This is a great educational stop opportunity, not to mention how important it is to the particular local regional history.