Lake Superior
Railroad Museum

Group Event Space

Large and Small Group Rental & Event Space in the Museum

The museum board & staff are proud to make the Lake Superior Railroad Museum available to small and large group events, and educational programs. From corporate retreats, to weddings, to school trips or boyscout merit badges, the Railroad Museum has options that fit your needs. Group pricing and private rental information is available and school/educational groups also received special group rates.

To find out more about bringing your group to the Lake Superior Railroad Museum, contact Jenn Brown at 218-733-7535 or fill out this form below:

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Meetings & Presentations

Host smaller gatherings in our Center Square area of the museum, complete with a projector, microphone, and presenter spotlight…. ready to go for your presentation. This area holds comfortably 25-50 people seated, or a few more if you’re standing. Smaller groups can even utilize this space while the museum is open during the slower seasons.


Weddings & Special Events

The Railroad Museum is a unique space for your special event. To accommodate events of all kinds, we can setup tables for dinners, cocktail tables, buffet lines, and many more options.

Keep your guests entertained with all the displays while they explore in the Railroad Museum and enjoy this fantastic backdrop for your special event.

Ride the train too! Many groups charter private rides on the North Shore Scenic Railroad and then return to the Lake Superior Railroad Museum for reception time.

Capacity 250+ (depending on table arrangements). Facilities: Prep areas, displays, kids areas, unique setting.

For group reservations please email or call 218-733-7535 to set up your visit.

Educational Programs

The Lake Superior Railroad Museum is open for groups and school visits with a wide variety of educational material available. Including interactive games for kids of various age groups.

Some examples include: shape finding games, math activities, museum scavenger hunts, etc. These can be made available prior to your visit for instructor review and to print/distribute.

In addition, upon request we can do group tours or orientation introductions that help to maximize the educational benefit of your visit to the Lake Superior Railroad Museum. Sometimes these introductions can have emphasis, such as various aspects of the S.T.E.M. goals. For example, the various fuel types of trains (coal/steam, diesel-electric, and electric) show a progression of technology and engineering through history.

When making plans for your visit, talk with a representative about emphasizing various aspects of your current curriculum and how it relates to the railroad industry and history.

To find out more about bringing your group to the Lake Superior Railroad Museum, contact Jenn Brown at 218-733-7535, use the contact form above, or email directly to

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