Gold Coast Railroad Museum

 
Visit the Railroad Museum to and explore historic rail equipment and history as it relates to the state of Florida and National History. Presidental Pullman Car built for FDR "Ferdinand Magellan" - used by Roosevelt, Truman, Eisenhower, and Reagan. Visitors can visit the NAS Richmond photographic display and Model Train layout areas. Dedicated areas to have lunch.
 
Contact Info
Address: 12450 S.W. 152nd St. Miami, FL 33177. Miami-Dade County.
Tel: 305-253-0063.
Website: www.GCRM.ORG.
Hrs: Mon.-Fri. 10AM-4PM, Sat.-Sun. 11AM-4PM.
 
SCHOOL
Guided tours of the Museum introduce students to the history of railroading as it relates to Local and National significance. Take a 20-minute train ride, when available, through the Museum’s property.
 
Contact Info 
Phone: 305-253-0063.
 
Supports Classroom Learning In: Social Studies.
Topics Covered: American railroad history, steam & diesel engines, Naval Air Station Richmond, model trains.
 
Trip Info
Grade Level: All grades.
Group Size: Min. 15, max. 100.
Program Type: Day Trips, Guided Tours, Self-Guided Activities, Guided Activities.
Recomm. Length of Visit: 2-3 hours.
Recomm. Ratio of Students to Staff: 1 staff to 30 students
Registration: Online, Phone, Email.
Food Options: Outdoor seating under train shed.
Cost: Fee.
Title I or Financial Support: No, price already reduced.
 
 
SCOUTS
Scouts can book guided tours of the Museum and introduce students to the history of railroading as it relates to Local and National significance. Take a 20-minute train ride, when available, through the Museum’s property.
 
Contact Info
Phone: 305-253-0063.
 
Supports Classroom Learning In: Social Studies.
Topics Covered: American railroad history, steam & diesel engines, Naval Air Station Richmond, model trains.
 
Trip Info
Grade Level: All grades.
Group Size: Min. 15, max. 100.
Program Type: Day Trips, Guided Tours, Self-Guided Activities, Guided Activities.
Recomm. Length of Visit: 2-3 hours.
Recomm. Ratio of Students to Staff: 1 staff to 30 students
Registration: Online, Phone, Email.
Food Options: Outdoor seating under train shed.
Cost: Fee.
Title I or Financial Support: No, price already reduced.
 
 
HOMESCHOOL
Homeschools can book guided tours of the Museum and introduce students to the history of railroading as it relates to Local and National significance. Take a 20-minute train ride, when available, through the Museum’s property.
 
Contact Info
Phone: 305-253-0063.
 
Supports Classroom Learning In: Social Studies.
Topics Covered: American railroad history, steam & diesel engines, Naval Air Station Richmond, model trains.
 
Trip Info
Grade Level: All grades.
Group Size: Min. 15, max. 100.
Program Type: Day Trips, Guided Tours, Self-Guided Activities, Guided Activities.
Recomm. Length of Visit: 2-3 hours.
Recomm. Ratio of Students to Staff: 1 staff to 30 students
Registration: Online, Phone, Email.
Food Options: Outdoor seating under train shed.
Cost: Fee.
Title I or Financial Support: No, price already reduced.

Lesson Plan To Enrich This Class Trip

Railroad Excursion Lesson Plan

Did you know that before the invention of the railroad, Americans told time by the position of the sun in the sky? After the development of the railway system, Standard Railway Time was adopted to tell time more accurately. Students gain an understanding of how the railroad impacted many facets of American life. ... Continue