The Railroad Museum Dining Car & Property Rental Information


The Doyle P. Bond Dining Car is a unique venue available for rental to adults 21 years and older. (Children and teens parties are permitted with adequate adult supervision.) The seating capacity of the dining car is 48. It is air conditioned and heated, as weather dictates.

Use of the dining car by the general public, including adult organizations, private groups, individuals, caterers, and restaurants must be secured by reservation and contract with the Museum for the following fee schedules:

Catered event with 26 persons or more -- $200 for 5 hours (Catered means food and drink from any source.). Catered event with 25 persons or less -- $125 for 5 hours; small group gatherings lasting 2 hours or less –2.00 per person (Examples are: service club meetings, Bridge, Bunco, Music Study, etc.); Additional hours (2 hr. max.) are $25 each; All Day Meetings (with or without food) -- $400 for 8 hours. Events with food require a $350 refundable security/cleaning deposit; other events incur a $50 refundable deposit. 

 An adjoining courtyard and covered pavilion area is available for children’s birthday parties or other outdoor events, but is not automatically included with rental of the dining car. Use of the outdoor areas can be reserved for 2 hours with a $45 fee, plus a $50 refundable deposit.  

 For reservations and more information call the dining car manager at 830-237-1916.