Theme days

  • Royal Visit

    May 2, 2015 to May 18, 2015

    Climb aboard the cab of our national treasure: Canadian Pacific’s steam locomotive No. 2850 which was used by King George 6th during his visit to Canada in 1939. The guided tour of the Royal Hudson steam locomotive is scheduled at 11:30 am, 1:30 pm and 3:30 pm, Saturdays and Sundays and on the Victoria's Day.

    Little ones are invited to wear their prince or princess costume and to attend a craft workshop where they can decorate their very own tiara or their medals. Don’t forget your camera! The craft workshop is scheduled from  11 am to 11:30 am, from 2 pm to 2:30 pm and from 3:30 pm to 4 pm.

  • In Flanders Fields

    May 2, 2015 to May 10, 2015

    As part of the exhibition Building the road to victory, Exporail highlights the poem "In Flanders fields" by John McCrae centennial. This famous poem written on the battlefield of Ypres, will get the poppy to be the symbol of remembrance of those who died in war.

    Attend the poem’s reading and discover the impact it has had until now. Then leave with seeds that you may plant at home. This activity takes place at 10:30 am and 2:30 pm on Saturdays and Sundays.



  • Museums’ Day

    May 24, 2015

    Visit our various exhibitions, see a telegraph demonstration and take a ride on a streetcar or a passenger train or aboard our miniature railway.  

    Admission is free from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. 

Consult our brochure 2015-2016

Schedule and admission fees

Consult all necessary information on the schedule and admission fees section.


Exporail, the Canadian Railway Museum is a project of the Canadian Railroad Historical Association (CRHA)