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Steam Railroading Institute

405 S. Washington St.
Owosso, MI 48867
Phone: (989) 725-9464
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The Steam Railroading Institute is dedicated to the education and preservation of steam-era rail technology and its impact on the Great Lakes region. SRI is home to the majestic Pere Marquette 1225 steam locomotive, used as the prototype for the Warner Brothers film, "The Polar Express." Visitors can enjoy live steam, a visitors center, gift shop and experience what steam railroading is today.

Open- Memorial Day - Labor Day Wed-Sun 10am - 5pm and Labor Day - Memorial Day Fri-Sat-Sun 10am - 5pm.

  • Credit Cards Accepted:
    • MC, V, AE, DIS
  • Banquet/Meeting Facilities:
  • Free WiFi:
  • Reservations Accepted:
  • Hours of Operation: Spring Hours: April 6 - May 26 / Friday and Saturday 10am-4pm Summer Hours: May 30 - September 1/ Wednesday-Saturday 10am-4pm Fall/Winter Hours: September 7 - October 20 /Friday and Saturday 10am-4pm Special group tours available by appointment all year long
  • Admission Price: By donation
  • Accommodate Groups: