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Our Mission: To educate the public as to the history and significance of railroading in Missouri and all across America through themed and time-lined operating model railroad layouts and the preservation and display of railroad artifacts and memorabilia.

The Missouri Model Railroad Museum is a Non-Profit 501(c) (3) Charitable/Educational Organization, all donations (cash and property) are tax deductible (does not include membership fees). When you donate you invest in the future of model railroading while preserving its rich past. EIN Number: 88-1656577

Monetary Donations

Monetary gifts ensure the future of the museum by providing for operations and staffing to continue the Museum Mission. Designation to specific programming is available if desired.

Checks can be mailed to:
Missouri Model Railroad Museum
312 W Pacific Ave.
Independence, MO 64050

Credit/Debit can be sent via Paypal
*Visa, Mastercard, Discover, and American Express is accepted

Item Donations

The museum accepts donations of model railroading items and railroad artifacts on a case by case basis. Model railroading items are typically used in Youth Programs or taken to the Museum’s annual sale to be put back out into the hobby and raise funds for the museum.

The value of donated items is determined by the donor. As a 501(c)(3) organization you will receive a receipt for your donation for your tax records.