Aiken Visitors Center and Train Museum

Aiken Visitors Center and Train Museum

The Visitors Center, located downstairs, can assist you with your questions, maps, brochures, event information, and more. The Train Museum, located on the second floor, has nine dioramas that depict the towns along the original South Carolina Canal and Railroad Company right of way. This railroad became the first designed steam powered commercial railroad in the United States and the longest railroad in the world at that time. The dioramas accurately show Charleston, Summerville, St. George, Branchville, Denmark, Blackville, Aiken’s freight station, Aiken’s passenger depot, and Hamburg, near North Augusta, as they were in the year 1916. These dioramas are done in the familiar HO scale and are complimented by interactive displays depicting railroad history. Additional information may be found here. The Aiken Visitors Center and Train Museum is also available for special events and is the departure site of the Aiken Trolley Tours

Contact Information

Aiken Visitors Center and Train Museum
406 Park Ave. SE
Aiken SC, 29801
(803) 293-7846
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Sunday: closed Monday: closed Tuesday: closed Wednesday: 10:00am to 3:00pm Thursday: 10:00am to 3:00pm Friday: 10:00am to 3:00pm Saturday: 10:00am to 3:00pm - the depot will open for ticket holders at 9:00am


Free admission

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