The Restored Burlington Northern Depot & WWII Memorial Museum

                      Located in the Depot Hill Historic Preservation District

           “ Celebrating Railroad Heritage and Honoring WWII Veterans ! “

                     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. Docent-led and self-guided tours.

Theatre for viewing military and railroad videos.

The Burlington Northern Depot and WWII Memorial Museum is open

10 am to 12 noon, Monday thru Friday, and by appointment anytime.

Also, to schedule an event at the Restored Depot for a meeting, reception,

or party, please



call Jolene at 712.621.9099


           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. Also, a library

for research on WWII, the Murphy Calendar Company

and the Depot restoration project.

The Depot is available for meetings, parties,

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