Tours

Docent-Guided Tours

Monday-Friday, XX am daily during regular museum hours. Allow 30-45 minutes for the tour.

Self-Guided Tours

Guide yourself through the Depot with audio summaries accessible on smart phones and tablets. Monday-Friday, 10 am – 12 Noon, during regular museum hours.

Private Tours

Schedule a private tour for yourself or as a group. Available any time, any day – including holidays and weekends – with advance notice and reservation.  Contact Jolene Crawford, 712-621-9099, to book a private tour.

Adult Education Tours

Schedule TBD

School Education Field Trip

Available any time, any day during the school year with advance notice and reservation.  Contact Jolene Crawford, 712-621-9099, to book a field trip.

Kids Programs

Coming in the near future.

Research Library

Research railroad & military history at the Depot

The Restored BN Depot & World War II Museum has an extensive library of railroad and military history, excellent for history enthusiasts interested in live-long learning or researching topics for books and other projects.

Use of the railroad history and military history research library and reading room: Monday-Friday, 10 am – 12 Noon, during regular museum hours

Private use of the research library: Available any time, any day – including holidays and weekends – with advance notice and reservation. Contact Jolene Crawford, 712-621-9099, to book a private research time.

Event Venue

Rent the Depot for your next event

More than a Museum…It’s the hottest – and most affordable – event space going! In case you didn’t know, the beautiful Restored Burlington Northern Depot and World War II Museum in Red Oak, IA, is available to rent for community and private events – business meetings, reunions, receptions, showers, luncheons and more!

The Depot space offers:

Historic Depot Event Center

To book an event or get more information, call Jolene Crawford at 712-621-9099.