Places of Interest

The Hagerstown Roundhouse Museum is located within a two-mile radius of food and lodging. The Museum is near other places of interest for the train enthusiast, and close to parks and major Maryland landmarks. The links below will help you plan a visit to the area. We look forward to seeing you soon!

  • Western Maryland Rail Trail
    The Western Maryland Rail Trail is about 28 miles long and runs on the abandoned right-of-way of the Western Maryland Railway’s West Subdivision. The trail parallels the C&O Canal Towpath for its entire length. The Rail Trail is 20-25 minutes from the Museum.


  • Hagerstown CSX Yard – Located next to the Hagerstown Roundhouse Museum***
  • Norfolk Southern Vardo Yard – located at Maryland Ave, Hagerstown, MD 21740***

***Please note that the above rail yards are private property and trespassing is prohibited. Please conduct all railfanning activities from public property.

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