You can help us preserve Rochester’s rich railroading heritage!

The Rochester & Genesee Valley Railroad Museum has been preserving Rochester’s transportation history since 1937. We main the largest collection of historic trains and the only operating railroad museum in New York State. The museum depends entirely on ticket revenue, grants, and donations from generous visitors like you.

Read more about three very special projects that we are looking to our community to support with their generocity. All donations are tax-deductible to the fullest extent of the law.

Donate: Rochester Subway Car 60

We need your help to save Rochester Subway Car 60! History Built 1916, Cincinnati Car Co. Served Utica Railways until 1933 Transferred to Rochester Subway in 1938 Served Rochester until 1956 Car 60 is the only example spared from the entire Rochester Subway fleet Car 60 is loaned to Rail City Museum in 1956 Transferred to New York State Museum in...
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Donate: Pour the Floor

Our goal for 2016: Complete the Center Floor Section October 2015: We have completed the concrete floor along the entire east wall of the building and this has depleted our funds on hand.  With the easiest prep ahead, and another few weeksof weather that permits the pouring of concrete indoors, we would really like to get the center floor poured this fall so we can once ag...
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Donate: Lehigh Valley Caboose

Restore Lehigh Valley Caboose No. 95100 Built for the Lehigh Valley Railroad in February 1941, LV 95100 was one of 105 "Northeastern" style steel-bodied cabooses built by the railroad between 1937-46. This car is a significant addition to our collection, as the LV served the city of Rochester with a branch line that terminated at Court Street (now home to well-known Dinosa...
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General Museum Donation

Your donation will support our volunteers and their many preservation activities at the R&GV Railroad Museum.

Donate By Mail

Make your donation check payable and mail to:

Rochester & Genesee Valley Railroad Museum
P.O. Box 23326
Rochester, NY 14692-3326

Thank You!

Donations to the Rochester & Genesee Valley Railroad Museum are tax deductible to the extent allowable by law.