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 rich story of the first train to enter Texas from the north.


See how the vibrant town of Denison evolved after the arrival of the train.


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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