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Freight Station Museum and Museum Store

3 West Allen Street,
Mechanicsburg, PA 17055
(717) 697-6088

The Mechanicsburg Freight Station was built in 1886 by the Cumberland Valley Railroad, and is currently preserved by the Mechanicsburg Museum Association. The two-story building was used for freight shipments and deliveries until the 1950s. The building now houses a modern museum space with exhibits changing three times each year. Check the museum website for details of the current exhibit. The museum is open Wednesday through Saturday from 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm, except during exhibit changes. Admission is free.

The Freight Station also contains the Museum Store for the Mechanicsburg Museum. They feature specialty gift items and crafts from the area.

Things to Do
  • Directions: Parking lot is entered from North Market Street between Main Street and Allen Street.
  • Downtown:
  • Gift Shop:
  • Hours: Wed-Sat 12-3pm
  • Months Open: see museum website
  • Notes: Handicap accessible from the ramp to the back door. Only cash and checks are accepted in the gift shop.
  • Parking: free on site
Quick Check
  • Handicapped Accessible:
  • Price: Free admission
  • Tours Available:
Family Fun
  • All Ages: