An important notice for friends and patrons
of the Whippany Railway Museum

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July 31, 2019

Due to the continuing public health concerns and the spread of COVID-19, the Whippany Railway Museum remains CLOSED and has suspended all of its excursion trains until further notice.

Please check our website, for the latest information.

We are very grateful for your past support and we hope that everyone Stays Safe & Healthy!


Donate your Car, Truck, Motorcycle, RV or Boat
Help Save our Railroad History!

WRyM Logo  A fundraiser for the
Whippany Railway Museum
Your Wheels Can Help Keep Railroad History Alive.

Call 1-855-500-RIDE (7433)


Why Donate a Vehicle? Easy as 1...2...3...
- No Need to pay hefty repair bills - Call or visit us online
- Avoid the hassles of selling a vehicle - You schedule the FREE pickup
- Free up space in your garage - We process all the paperwork!
- Receive a Tax Donation Receipt  


Since 1965, WRyM has been dedicated to preserving the heritage and history of the railroads of New Jersey through the restoration, preservation, interpretation and operation of historic railroad equipment and artifacts from New Jersey and the immediate vicinity.

Some of the projects that your donation will help support include the continued restoration and upkeep of our historic collection of locomotives, railcars, artifacts and archives as well as the management of our 1904-era Museum building and grounds.

Call 1-855-500-RIDE (7433)
Click HERE to access our easy online form


Do you value your local history?
Are you Retired or at leisure?
Are you looking to Volunteer?

We Need You

Come Help us Preserve the Heritage of NJ Railroads
We need YOUR help in one or more areas:
(prior experience helpful but NOT required)
Must be 21 or Older

What Help We Need

Click HERE to Visit our "Volunteer" Webpage
or Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Buy-A-Bolt Fundraiser

Bolt A

We are asking for your help to reach our goal of raising $100,000 to cover the cost of the fire box stay bolts. Like all steam engines, the fire box is held in it's boiler by over 900 stay bolts. These bolts cost approximately $35 each or $100 each installed.

Please click on the Buy a Bolt link for more information as well as how to make a donation.


The Whippany Railway Museum is a member of the Association of Tourist Railroads & Railway Museums
and the United Railroad Historical Society of New Jersey.
Please read our disclaimer

Whippany Railway Museum
P.O. Box 16
Whippany, NJ 07981-0016
(973) 887-8177

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