Directions to the Museum


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From the Toll Road (80/90): Get off at Elkhart EXIT 92. After paying your toll, turn left at the light on Cassopolis Street (IN.19). Follow Cassopolis St. until it ends at a Beardsley Avenue. At the T, turn right to the next traffic light, which is Main St. Turn Left. Follow Main St. over the railroad tracks, and immediately make a right turn into the NYCRR Museum's parking lot.

From the U.S.20 Bypass, IN.19 Exit: Go North on IN 19, which becomes Nappanee St. After you go under the railroad overpass, turn right. This is Franklin Street. Take Franklin to Main St. and turn right. After the railroad tracks turn right into the NYCRR Museum's parking lot.

From the U.S.20 Bypass, U.S.33 exit: When you exit the Bypass you will want to go North into Elkhart. U.S.33 ends here and becomes Main St. Follow Main until you come to the railroad tracks. The NYCRR Museum is just before the tracks on the lefthand side of the road.

From IN.933 (Old U.S.33) LINCOLNWAY, (From the West, South Bend and Mishawaka): Bring Lincolnway into Elkhart, past the Norfolk Southern, Elkhart classification yard. Lincolnway becomes Franklin. Take Franklin to Main St. in downtown Elkhart and turn right Stay in the right lane and cross the railroad tracks then immediately turn right into the NYCRR Museum's parking lot.

As you may have noticed all the directions indicate the Museum is next to railroad tracks. This is Norfolk Southern territory now, mainline to Chicago, ex-Conrail, ex-NYC Water Level Route. If you are a railfan, our facility is right next to the tracks. We have a platform that borders a fence, and is raised to allow you to photograph or video trains as they go by.

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721 S Main St Br
Elkhart, IN 46516
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  • Hours: Tuesday - Saturday, 10am to 5pm
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