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Illinois Railway Museum 

. Description:  Largest railway collection in US, 4.9 mile demonstration railway
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How to find: 
Address:
7000 Olson Road
Union, IL 60180

Parent Organization:
Illinois Railway Museum
Contacts
Phone 815 923-4000
Alt Phone 815 923-4391
Toll Free 800 BIG RAIL
URL
Illinois Railway Museum
   www.irm.org
Hours:
Dates 2007  Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
Mem Day - Lab Day grounds 9-6 10-5 10-5 10-5 10-5 10-5 9-6
operations NO STEAM TRAINS IN 2006!
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10:30 - 5 10-4 10-4 10-4 10-4 10-4 10:30 - 5
Season
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Admission:
Criteria
As of JUL 2007
Child

Student

Adult

Family
Maximum

Groups

weekday  $4.50    $6.50 $22  
Weekends APR, OCT $7.50   $9.50 $37  
Weekends MAY-SEP $8.50   $10.50 $42  
Special Fees:  Numerous free days, including weekdays in spring & fall - no train operations on those days.
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On Site Features:
What kind of visit you can have:  Largest railway collection in the US, operating steam, diesel, electric, and trolley vehicles.  Electric cars run daily during the summer, others on selected weekends and weekdays.  1851 depot on premises. Events almost every weekend.  
Big Events:  Trolley Pageant (Jul 4); Vintage Transport Extravaganza (Aug) Suggested Stay:
Period Type of Site Railroad
Buildings: Depot
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Camping/RV
KOA Chicago Northwest 8404 South Union Road
Union IL 60180
 

Bed & Breakfast

 
Bundling Board Inn 220 East South St
Woodstock IL 60098
815 337-8712
Ironhedge Inn 305 Oregon Avenue
Dundee IL 60118
847 426-7777
Bailey House 372 West Geneva Street
Williams Bay WI 53191
262 245-9149
Charleston Guest House 612 West Main Street
St Charles IL 60174
630 377-1277
Gazebo House B&B 10314 East Street
Richmond IL 60071
815 678-2505
General Boyds B&B W2915 County Road BB
Lake Geneva WI 53147
262 248-3543
Lazy Cloud Lodge B&B N2025 North Lake Shore Drive
Fontana WI 53125
262 275-3322
Oscar Swan Country Inn 1800 West State Street
Geneva IL 60134
630 232-0173
Strawberry Hill B&B 1071 Jenkins Drive
Fontana WI 53125
262 275-5998
Wakan Cove B&B 641 East Liberty Street
Wauconda IL 60084
847 487-1310
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Bob's Woodstock Motel 930 Lake Avenue
Woodstock IL 60098
815 338-1799
Crystal Lake Motel 110 Virginia Avenue
Crystal Lake IL 60014
815 459-0476
Days Inn 990 Lake Avenue
Woodstock IL 60098
815 338-0629
Holiday Inn 1785 South Eastwood Drive
Woodstock IL 60098
815 334-9600
Hyatt Hotels & Resorts 1695 Stockton Lane
Crystal Lake IL 60014
815 455-0634
Sunset Motel 22116 West Grant Highway
Marengo IL 60152
815 568-7525
Super 8 1220 Davis Road
Woodstock IL 60098
815 337-8808
Amerihost Inn Harvard 1701 South Division St
Harvard IL 60033
815 943-0700
Harvard Inn Motel 5508 South Highway 14
Harvard IL 60033
815 943-5404
Townplace Suites by Marriott 2185 Marriott Drive
Dundee IL 60118
847 608-6320
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