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Great Plains Transportation Museum The Great Plains Transportation Museum, GPTM, displays a wide assortment of railroad equipment, artifacts and memorabilia.

The two largest displays are the Santa Fe steam locomotive #3768 and the Santa Fe FP45 diesel #93. These locomotives are unique in the collection in that they represent the last class of passenger locomotives built for the Santa Fe in their respective eras.

Indoor exhibits include railroad prints, signs, lanterns, tools, and other artifacts including a mock-up mechanical stoker used for training steam locomotive personnel.

Gift shop merchandise includes clothes, hats, books, artifacts, videos, toys, and other railroad paraphernalia.

Parking is available just east of the Douglas street entrance. Enter through the gift shop and head up stairs and see a collection of rolling stock or watch modern trains rolling by. You can also stand at the front door and see the grand old Union Station across the street.


Admission: 3-12, $3.00; 13 and over, $5.00 (plus tax); 2 and under Free.
Hours: Open Year Round. Saturday, 9 am to 4 pm. Sundays, April - October, 1 PM to 4 PM.
Address: 700 East Douglas
Phone: 316-263-0944
Our Email: info@gptm.us
Our Website:www.gptm.us/

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