Heber Springs, Arkansas: Ruland Junction Train Museum

Toy trains and train-related memorabilia collected for over a half-century inside a replica of an old rural train depot in a residential neighborhood.

Address:
401 S. 12th St., Heber Springs, AR
Directions:
In a residential neighborhood. Southwest side of town. From AR-25/Heber Springs Rd turn west at the supermarket onto W. Walnut St. Drive four blocks. Turn left onto S. 12th St. The museum will be immediately on the left, in the wooden building that looks kind of like an old train depot.
Hours:
Tu-Sa 8-4 or by appt. (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Phone:
501-362-6342
Admission:
Adults $5.
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Ruland Junction Train Museum

Ruland Junction Train Museum

Toy trains and train-related memorabilia are part of a collection that has been amassed for over a half-century, housed in a replica of an old rural train depot. The first floor exhibits are standard gauge trains, most from the 1920s and '30s, and a library with an extensive collection of books and magazines about trains, transportation, and their history. The second floor has five interactive layouts representing O, HO, and S gauge trains. Although the emphasis is on Lionel trains, there are American Flyer, Marx, and MTH as well.

[Buddy Wallat, 04/04/2021]

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