COVID-19 Update from the Boone & Scenic Valley Railroad & Museum

Just like you, the COVID-19 pandemic has put us in the position of having to make decisions that we never really imagined we would ever have to make. One curve it has thrown at us is to implement social distancing in order to help slow the spread of the coronavirus. In order to accomplish this, …

Access our gift shop 24/7, 365 days a year!

Shop the Boone & Scenic Valley Railroad’s gift shop without leaving the comfort of your home. Our online gift shop features hundreds of items, with new products being added frequently. From caps and glassware, to Thomas and Friends merchandise and Boone & Scenic Valley Railroad gift cards, even a good selection of new and used …

Valentine Dinner Trains, new gift shop items, and more!

Winter seems to have set in. And, while our basic excursion trains aren’t running this time of year, our doors are still open (winter hours are posted on our website). Last weekend, The James H. Andrew Railroad Museum’s popular speaker series got underway with a presentation from Dr. Rudy Daniels. Work continues to add merchandise …

12/14/19 Santa Express

Crews are in the process of getting locomotives moved into place, and today’s Santa Express trains will be operating as scheduled. While today’s trains have sold out, tickets still remain for tomorrow’s 10:30 AM departure. Tickets may be purchased by clicking here. While you are at the depot, be sure to stop by the depot …

Christmas items from the B&SVRR Gift Shop

This year, the Boone & Scenic Valley Railroad Gift Shop is featuring a variety of Christmas ornaments, from a Santa Express ornament, to our very own custom wooden ornament. These ornaments are available in the depot gift shop, or online at bsvrr.com/gifts. And, just in are 300 or 1000 piece Christmas or winter jigsaw puzzles. …

B&SVRR gift cards are available!

Looking for a unique gift this holiday season? Why not give the gift of a train ride? Boone & Scenic Valley Railroad gift cards are available in various values, and may be used for gift shop purchases, admission to the James H. Andrew Railroad Museum, or to purchase tickets for any of our trains. Gift …

Holiday Hours

The Boone & Scenic Valley Railroad’s museum, gift shop, and depot will be opening at noon today, and closing at 4 pm. Our 1:30 pm Fraser Excursion Train is operating as scheduled, with boarding beginning at approximately 1:15 pm, departure promptly at 1:30 pm. Please be at the depot by 12:30 pm to pick up …

Why not take a train ride today?

Don’t let the clouds scare you away. The trains are running today, and everyday through October 31st at the Boone & Scenic Valley Railroad. Our Fraser Excursion train is departing at 1:30 pm and 4:00 pm this afternoon, and the James H. Andrew Museum and the depot gift shop are open for business. Basic coach …

Classic cars at the Boone & Scenic Valley Railroad!

This Sunday, July 14th from 1 pm until 4 pm, stop by the Boone & Scenic Valley Railroad in Boone, Iowa to check out the classic cars at the Tom Crooks Memorial Auto Show. Maybe you’d even like to show up with your own classic car. In addition to the car show, our 12:00 pm …

4th of July at the Boone & Scenic Valley Railroad & Museum

The depot, museum, and gift shop of the Boone & Scenic Valley Railroad will open at 12:00 PM on Thursday, July 4th, and will close at 4:00 PM. Tickets still remain for our 1:30 PM departure. We hope that you will join us for a train ride and a visit to the museum. All of …