Experience The Red River RAilroad Museum

in Denison, TX

Our story

The Red River Railroad Museum illuminates the role of railroads in Denison and North Texas, past and present by collecting, preserving, studying, and interpreting objects, documents, and visual materials. The Museum disseminates the history of the Missouri Kansas Texas (Katy) Railroad and the importance it played in the creation and growth of Denison, Texas.

Hear The History


Hear the fascinating history of the first train to enter the Lone Star State from the north and how the landscape of Texas was forever changed.

See Denison Transform


See how the vibrant town of Denison transformed as it rapidly evolved into a vibrant, bustling hub of commerce and culture after the arrival of the train.

Learn About The Communication Methods


Learn about various methods of communication the railroad used, about steam and diesel technologies and about the golden age of passenger trains.

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