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.

Pour the Floor Campaign


Pour The Floor

Your support will help us complete the permanent concrete floor insde our Restoration Building.

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Lehigh Valley Caboose No. 95100


Lehigh Valley No. 95100

Rescued from a local scrap yard in 2011, you can help us return Lehigh Valley caboose No. 95100 to the rails!

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Rochester Subway Car 60


Rochester Subway Car 60

The sole survivor of the Rochester Subway fleet is in pieces, you can help support repair and reassembly of this historic car!

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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 Online

Make a donation online using using your credit card or checking account securely via Paypal:

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.