We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Review Highlights
Free Fun for the Family

This is a short walk from town and just across the street from the outfield of the Chatham ball... read more

Reviewed 26 June 2018
very nice for a half hour or so

loved the caboose and the inside of musuem the musuem keeper was very knowledgable with all my... read more

Reviewed 23 June 2018
Roger L
Read all 34 reviews
All photos (7)
Full view
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good47%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travelers talk about
“quick stop”(4 reviews)
“love trains”(2 reviews)
“half hour”(3 reviews)
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
153 Depot Rd, Chatham, MA 02633-2011
+1 508-945-5100
Reviews (34)
Filter reviews
34 results
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Show reviews that mention
All reviewsquick stoplove trainshalf houracross the streetrainy daycaboosemodeldonationartifactstrack
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 34 reviews
Reviewed 26 June 2018

This is a short walk from town and just across the street from the outfield of the Chatham ball park. Even though I've been here once before, we enjoyed our quick trip here last week. It was an interesting diversion on a rainy day and...More

3  Thank NboroGirl
Reviewed 23 June 2018

loved the caboose and the inside of musuem the musuem keeper was very knowledgable with all my questions go and enjoy

Thank Roger L
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

Good for a quick stop with small kids who love trains. Kept our 2.5 year old busy for about a half an hour. Entrance via donation. Cool caboose for kids to check out. Can't really touch many model trains.

Thank Keelyn S
Reviewed 24 July 2017

I've lived in Chatham for a decade, and finally passed by when the museum was open. It was an overcast summer day, and I was the only person there. I spent a good hour reviewing all the artifacts and learning about my town's history. My...More

Thank Valentina T
Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

Have been to Chatham a bunch of times but had never visited this museum. What a neat find! Located at the end of the Chatham extension of the Old Colony rail trail bike path, this museum is the only original train station in Cape Cod...More

Thank W T
Reviewed 23 June 2016

This was one of my many stops during Chatham History Weekend 2016, which provided a great incentive and opportunity to visit the Chatham Railroad Museum, which is on Depot Street, up behind the baseball field. I believe many people think about the more highly touted...More

2  Thank TheAkumalian
Reviewed 25 September 2015

This is an old depot wit a caboose next to it. Unfortunately it was closed for the season as of the day we stopped by. It would be a quick stop when they are open, worth the half hour to see it.

Thank Chowhound59
Reviewed 20 September 2015

My husband and I enjoyed our visit. Nancy and Bill were excellent docents! My husband is a railroad buff and loved chatting with Nancy and Bill.

1  Thank MindyK07076
Reviewed 25 August 2015

I took my two grandsons here on a rainy Saturday in August. It is run by volunteers who are very helpful and have lots of history. It is not big but it is free. We made a donation of $20. There is a restored caboose...More

Thank hilda102320
Reviewed 1 August 2015

It's run by volunteer docents who r happy to share the history of the railroad along w colorful stories to give u a sense of what it was like. They offer many train replicas along w antiquities to appreciate the history. They also have a...More

2  Thank travelgirlnyc25
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 9 hotels in Chatham
The Chatham Wayside Inn
277 reviews
.67 km away
Chatham Highlander
103 reviews
.73 km away
Chatham Bars Inn
2,002 reviews
.81 km away
Hawthorne Motel
512 reviews
1.02 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 71 restaurants in Chatham
Del Mar Bar & Bistro
784 reviews
.64 km away
Blue Fins Sushi & Sake Bar
276 reviews
.74 km away
Impudent Oyster
1,387 reviews
.76 km away
Bistro on Main and Chatham Raw Bar
225 reviews
.42 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 86 attractions in Chatham
Beachcomber Tours
75 reviews
.57 km away
Eldredge Public Library
25 reviews
.54 km away
Oyster Pond
22 reviews
.56 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Chatham Railroad Museum staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines