Railroad Adventures

There are so many Railroad Adventures in Blair County!  Click on the Explore+ tabs below to start planning your Railroad Adventure!

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    • Allegheny Portage Railroad National Historic Site
      (814) 886-6150
      110 Federal Park Road, Gallitzin, PA 16641

      Visitor center, exhibits, trail, film, historic railroad remains, Lemon House & Staple Bend Tunnel. Site open year round. Administered by the National Park Service.

    • Alto Model Train Museum Association, Inc.
      (814) 942-2676
      1117 Ninth Avenue, Altoona, PA 16601

      The largest model train displays in the area. New Location - 1117 Ninth Avenue, Altoona. Opening soon! Be sure to check out the inside display at Holiday Lights on the Lake at Lakemont Park during the holiday season.

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      Altoona Railroaders Memorial Museum
      (814) 946-0834
      1200 9th Avenue, Altoona, PA 16602

      America's only interactive Railroaders Museum: film, museum, gift shop, lobby show. Test your knowledge of the PRR. You don't have to be a rail fan to love this museum!

    • Gallitzin Tunnels Park & Museum
      (814) 886-8871
      411 Convent Street, Degol Plaza, Gallitzin, PA 16641

      Experience the thrill of monster engines emerging from the Allegheny Tunnel on Norfolk Southern's mainline. Visit a 1942 PRR Caboose. Enjoy exhibits & videos in the museum. Open Noon - 4pm. Closed November-April. Free Admission.

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      Horseshoe Curve National Historic Landmark
      (814) 946-0834
      Kittanning Point Road and Glenwhite Road, Altoona, PA 16601

      One of the World's most incredible engineering feats. Ride the funicular or walk 194 beautiful landscaped steps to the tracks to view the trains. On-site Visitors Center has interpretive displays & a gift shop filled with souvenirs.