Mission Statement

The Rochester & Genesee Valley Railroad Museum is a non-profit educational organization with roots going back to 1937. Our purpose is to educate the public on the technology, history, and impact of the railroad industry in Rochester and the surrounding region through the preservation, restoration, and operation of railroad equipment as well as the display of relevant historic artifacts and documents.

Limited Special Event Hours

The museum is open to the public monthly on special event days only. Your visit includes self-guided tours of our museum exhibits as well as a mile-and-a-half round-trip train ride through our grounds. Please visit www.RochesterTrainRides.com for details.

Location – Rush, N.Y.

Just 20 minutes south of downtown Rochester, we are easy to find from Exit 11 off I-390. The museum is located on Route 251 at 282 Rush Scottsville Road, Rush, NY 14543.

Contact Us

Please use this form to get in touch with us by email. PLEASE NOTE: We have no railroad employment records.

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    R&GV Railroad Museum
    P.O. Box 23326
    Rochester, NY 14692-3326

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    Otto Vondrak, President
    Peter Gores – Vice President
    David Peet, Treasurer
    David Kehrer, Rec. Secretary
    Jeremy Tuke, Corr. Secretary
    David Kaiser, Trustee
    Dana Fuellhart, Trustee
    David J. Monte Verde, Trustee
    Joe Nugent, Trustee
    Bill Marcotte, Trustee
    David Shields, Truste


    PDFR&GVRRM By-Laws