OPEN 11:00 AM UNTIL 3:00 PM
ON THE 2ND AND 4TH SATURDAYS OF THE MONTH.
DIRECTIONS: HOW TO
GET TO THE TRAINS!
Our club is located at the
REPUBLIC OF WEST FLORIDA HISTORICAL MUSEUM,
3406 College St, Jackson, LA 70748.
We are on the hill above the train station. Look for the blinking railroad
crossing signal and the outdoor garden railroad
From Baton Rouge, take I-110 north to U.S. 61 (exit 8C). Travel north on U.S. 61
for 12 miles, turn right on Highway 68 (There is a Mobil Gas Station at the turn
off). Travel east for 11.5 miles, turn left on
Highway 10 at the traffic light. Travel two miles into Jackson, turn right on
College St. The museum is 2 blocks north on the right.
OTHER FUN THINGS TO DO WHILE
THE OLD HICKORY
A wonderful live steam train ride is available through
The Old Hickory Railroad. The
train leaves the museum grounds and travels over six miles of track! Bring the
family and take them for a ride on a real train! For more information,
ABOUT THE MUSEUM
Located in Jackson, La., just North-East of the capital city of Baton Rouge,
this treasure of Civil War and military artifacts, antique cars, planes and
carriages, Antebellum furnishings, ship models, steam train rides, wildlife, and
musical instruments is a "must see" when visiting the Gulf South. The proud
history that IS LOUISIANA is brought to life in every exhibit.
Click here for
more information on the Museum.
ADVOCATE FUN ARTICLE ON THE GREATER BATON ROUGE MODEL RAILROADERS
- The Advocate's great article on the GBRMM Club
at Jackson, Louisiana.
GREATER BR MODEL RAILROADERS ON TV
Story on the club and trains from
LPB's LOUISIANA: THE STATE WE'RE IN
VIRTUAL TOURS OF TWO PUBLICLY ACCESSIBLE TRAIN LAYOUTS
View photos of layouts your family can visit:
Alexandria (The Rockwell Railroad) and
Shreveport (Train City)!
Check out the membership benefits and use our on-line form to
register to become a member.