The Restored Burlington Northern Depot & WWII Memorial Museum

                      Located in the Depot Hill Historic Preservation District

                “ Honoring Veterans & Celebrating Railroad Heritage ! “

                The Restored Burlington Northern
                Depot & WWII Memorial Museum
                     305 SOUTH 2ND STREET, RED OAK IOWA  51566  

            Plan Your Visit – FREE admission   |   Overview & Mission

           The community is always welcome to view
           the beauty of the restoration of the Depot,
         built in the early 1900’s, restored and placed
     on the National Registry of Historic Places in 1999.


              The Depot and Museum is open only by
                  appointment, until further notice.

Gatherings of more than ten individuals are
          not allowed in the Depot until further notice

         The above guidelines will assist in ensuring guests
          and volunteers remain healthy.   For details, please
               refer to the Directive issued throughout the
       State of
Iowa, dated 17 MAR 2020, Section Three, E.


           Some highlights of the Depot

       #  Displays of World War II memorabilia 

   highlighting the story of the greatest sacrifice

   made by the residents of Montgomery County;

       #  Kitchen with displays of the Depot through the years;

       #  Research Library Room containing magazines and

  diaries from WWII and railroad books.  Includes a
  lending library for additional research on WWII, the
  Murphy Calendar Company, and the Depot restoration.

           The Depot is OPEN Monday thru Friday, 10 am to 2 pm,
              and by appointment, for docent-led and self-guided

           tours, utilization of the Research Library, and for meetings,

                          receptions, and gatherings of all kinds. 


                  Click on the above “Plan Your Visit” for details.




         Honoring Citizen-Soldiers on the War Fronts, Home Fronts,
              & Keeping the Peace, from 1861 to the present day
                                   and thru the 21st Century.


                 Celebrating Railroads in Montgomery County,
                                          Iowa, and the region


           Visit and Live in Red Oak and Montgomery County, Iowa

             The Restored Burlington Northern Depot & WWII Memorial Museum

                                       is staffed entirely by volunteers.


                             Donations and volunteers are welcomed and encouraged

                                      THANKS to these Contributors, Sponsors, and Volunteer 





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The Restored Burlington Northern Depot & WWII Memorial Museum