Plan Your Visit

Admission

The Museum is open to the general public; all visitors are asked to make a free-will donation in support of the Museum’s operational costs.

Hours

1st full week of March thru 2nd week of December:
Monday – Friday: 10 AM – Noon
Other times open by appointment

3rd week of December thru end of February:
Open by appointment only

The Museum is OPEN by appointment during all other times.

Call Jolene Crawford to arrange a visit by appointment or book an event,

712-621-9099.

Directions

From U.S. Hwy 34 and State Hwy 48 intersection on the north side of Red Oak:

  • Go south on Hwy 48 1.5 miles to Short Street.
  • Turn left/east on Short Street; go 2 blocks to Second Street.
  • Turn right/south on Second Street; go 1 long block to the entrance of the 
  • Restored BN Depot & World War II Museum driveway on your right.

 

From State Hwy 48 south of Red Oak:

  • Pass under the railroad overpass; continue north on Hwy 48 to Short Street.
  • Turn right/east on Short Street; go 2 blocks to Second Street.
  • Turn right/south on Second Street; go 1 long block to the entrance of the 
  • Restored BN Depot & World War II Museum driveway on your right.

Accessibility & Parking

The Museum is handicap accessible by parking on the west side of the Depot; access the paver walkway at the south area of the parking area. 

Enter on the accessible ramp into the south door .

Parking is free. Parking on the Museum campus is somewhat limited due to the historic driveway and elevated location of the Depot.  15-20 cars may be parked on the Museum campus at this time.  Additional free parking is available on the streets adjacent to the Museum campus.  

(Note: The Museum has plans to expand parking in the near future.)