Theme days

  • Railroad Jobs

    January 15, 2014 to May 11, 2014

    In our Grand Gallery you can experience a variety of railroad jobs. Along with our tour guide, try your hand at the brakeman’s job, learn how he coupled cars and applied the brakes. Become a carman and inspect hot boxes on a truck or a track-man working on building a section of railroad track or a motorman and operate the streetcar controls. 

    These activities are available every Saturday and Sunday at 11 a.m. and at 2:30 p.m. 

  • Circus Train

    March 1, 2014 to April 27, 2014

    See the buzz of excitement surrounding the Circus Train thanks to two beauful miniature train layouts crafted by Guy Beausoleil and Jacques Brouillette. While visiting the Grand Gallery search for the circus animals hiding in various vehicles.

    Join the Ringmaster and participate in fun activities for children: Juggling, Chinese spinning plates and diabolo, presented at 11 a.m., 2 p.m. and 3:30 p.m.

    Climb aboard the Canadian Pacific Neville sleeper car and discover how circus staff and performers travelled during the last century. Tours of the sleeper-car will be presented in in English at 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. and in French at 10:30 a.m. and 3 p.m.

    The Circus Train activity will be presented every weekend from March 1st to April 27th and during Spring Break from March 5-7, 2014.

Ticket to adventure

Consult our brochure "Ticket to adventure" (programming 2013-2014 / PDF)

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)