Kankakee Railroad Museum
197 S. East Ave. | Kankakee, IL 60901-3834 | 815-929-9320
Instead of automobiles and planes, enjoy trains and the good old days. Lay your eyes on large operating model train displays and railroad memorabilia housed in Kankakee’s restored train depot. The museum also features a scale model replicating the city of Kankakee during the 1950s. A restored rail car and trolley can be rented for special events. The north end of the Historic Illinois Central Depot houses the museum which has three operating model railroad displays: N Gauge, HO Gauge, and O Gauge. See a real 1900s Trolley Car, Tour a 1964 Union Pacific Caboose, Explore a restored 1947 Pullman Car.