Tourist Railway

The Osceola & St. Croix Valley Railway - Osceola, WI
This page is for our 90 minute train excursions on our Empire Builder Fleet that begin in Osceola, WI. You need to book tickets for these rides in advance. 

We also have short 10-15 minute train rides every Saturday at the Jackson St. Roundhouse Museum in St. Paul, MN. These rides run throughout the day and are complimentary with museum admission. 

Osceola & St. Croix Valley Train Excursions

The Minnesota Transportation Museum's Osceola and St. Croix Valley Railroad is a heritage railroad is Osceola, WI out of the historic 1916 SOO Line depot. We offer train excursions on our historic Empire Builder fleet 
50 minute, roundtrip coach excursions between Osceola & Dresser; and 90 minute, roundtrip coach and meal excursions between Osceola & Marine on St. Croix. 

Trains Rides in St. Paul

We also offer 15 minute caboose rides at our St. Paul Roundhouse museum. They operate all day every Sturday between 10-4. No need to book, just come visit the museum, and line up for a ride!
More info on the Jackson Street Roundhouse museum and caboose rides here. 

Please note...

Trains run regardless of rain or snow. Guests will remain dry on the train.
First Class Brunch and Pizza trains are family friendly
First Class Dinner is a more-formal dining experience. Please dress accordingly.
Because of their vintage nature, the railway cars are not wheelchair accessible. However, our concession car has a wonderful spot for those in wheelchairs to sit, and we do have wheelchair lifts available.
Please do not smoke on the train or around the depot.
Pizza Train
     Adults $30, Children $25
            (3-15 years)
     2 Years & Under FREE
                (Ticket must still be reserved)

First Class Brunch
     Adults $35, Children $25
            (3-15 years)
     2 Years & Under FREE
                (Ticket must still be reserved) 
First Class Dinner
     Adults $55, 
Marine on St. Croix
     Adults $20
     Appreciation $17
               (Seniors, Students, & Military)
     Children $10
            (3-15 years)
     2 Years & Under FREE
                (Ticket must still be reserved)

     Adults $15
     Appreciation $14
               (Seniors, Students, & Military)
     Children $8
            (3-15 years)
     2 Years & Under FREE
                (Ticket must still be reserved)
Ticket Prices
All meal train reservations must be made by 6pm on the Friday of that weekend
Train Excursion Schedules

*Brunch & Dinner Trains start on Mothers Day May 8th, but then operate on alternate Saturdays beginning May 14th, check online calendar for these dates

11:00 AM
Marine on St. Croix - Pizza, Coach
1:15 PM
 Dresser - Coach
2:30 PM
Marine on St. Croix - Coach

​(see dates below)
11:00 AM
5:00 PM
5:00 PM
Coach Rides (Marine on St. Croix)

12:00 PM
Marine on St. Croix - Coach
2:30 PM
Marine on St. Croix - Coach

Brunch & Dinner Train Dates
(as well as 5pm Marine on St. Croix Rides)

May 14, 28
June 11, 25
July 9, 23
August 13, 27
September 10, 24
October 1, 8, 15
Several of the cars are heated and / or air conditioned, but we recommend our guests dress with the outside temperature in consideration because the most popular locations on the train are not climate controlled. Restrooms & concessions are available on most trains.
Mother's & Fathers Day
Fireworks Express
Pumpkin Express

July 3rd
Ride the train from Osceola to see the fireworks in Marine on St. Croix. 
Check back for more info

OCT 21, 22, 23
Take the train to the pumpkin patch! Haunted depot, hay wagon & pump car rides, face painting, balloon artist, and more!
9:30am, 10:30am, 11:30am, 12:30pm, 1:30pm
Adults $25, Children 5-15 $15, Children 1-4 $5, Infants free (but need a ticket)

May 8th & June 19th
Reservations for Brunch and Dinner required. Tables book fast!
11:00 AM Bunch (Marine) 
1:15 PM Coach (Dresser)
3:00 PM Dinner (Marine)

Book   a Charter!

Weddings, anniversaries, company partys, school & other groups
Make your event even more special by chartering our train.

Private trains and special-event charters can be arranged on weekdays May through the end of October. The minimum charter fee is $700. (A group of 42 adults at $17 is $714). Catered meals are available. Pricing must be arranged separately for your situation.
A deposit of $100 is required for all charters. Deposits are non-refundable, but can be applied toward an alternate date. Full payment and a passenger count must be received a minimum of 7 days before charter date. Please use the form below and you will be contacted by our staff.