Historic Trains from Many Eras


Our collection includes, steam, diesel, freight and passenger trains Our Collection


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About Us

The Rochester & Genesee Valley Railroad Museum is home to the largest collection of historic trains in New York State! Ride our vintage trains during our special events hosted from April through December. Located on Route 251 in the Town of Rush, our volunteers work year round to preserve Rochester’s rich railroading heritage for future generations to enjoy!

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Museum Blog

Dec. 20 – Memories of the Lima Branch

Dec. 20 – Memories of the Lima Branch

Join us for our monthly meeting at the 40 & 8 Club, 933 University Ave., Rochester, N.Y. Free parking in Greek Orthodox Church parking lot next door. Doors open at 7:00 p.m. Brief business meeting follo...
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Dec. 7 Holiday Open House

Dec. 7 Holiday Open House

Enjoy the spirit of the season! Join us on December 7 for our Annual Holiday Open House at the Rochester & Genesee Valley Railroad Museum, located at 282 Rush-Scottsville Road, Rush, N.Y. The event is hoste...
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December Santa Trains – SOLD OUT

December Santa Trains – SOLD OUT

THIS EVENT HAS SOLD OUT! Thank you for your support! All aboard the only real Santa Train Ride in Rochester, so close to home! All trains depart from our restored 1909 train station at Industry, just 20 minu...
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