Tourist Railway

The Osceola & St. Croix Valley Railway - Osceola, WI

Season starts Saturday, May 13th, 2017

This page is for our 90-minute train excursions on our Empire Builder Fleet that begins in Osceola, WI. You need to book tickets for brunch, dinner and pizza excursions in advance.  Coach passes may be purchased at the ticket window.  However, reservations are recommended as we can not guarantee space. 

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 in 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, 
brunch , dinner and pizza  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   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 Train 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
  • Smoking is not permitted on the train or around the depot
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
Pizza Train
Adults $30,

Children $20 (3-15 years)
Toddlers/Infants 2 and under: Free (Ticket must still be reserved)

First Class Brunch
     Adults $40, Children $30
            (3-15 years)
     2 Years & Under FREE
                (Ticket must still be reserved) 

First Class Dinner
     Adults $55 
Train Excursion Schedules

*Brunch & Dinner Trains start on Mothers Day May 13th, and are the 2nd Saturday of each month

 Check the 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

2nd SATURDAYS (May-Sept)
​(see dates below)
11:00 AM
5:00 PM

​(see dates below)

10:00 AM
4:00 PM

12:00 PM
Marine on St. Croix - Coach
2:30 PM
Marine on St. Croix - Coach
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. 
Click here for more info & tickets ,
or the huge button at the top of the page. Or simply call: 715-755-3570 to purchase your tickets!

OCT 20, 21, 22
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 14th & June 18th
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 $850. (A group of 22 adults at $40 is $880). Catered meals are available. Pricing must be arranged separately for your situation.
A deposit of $200 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.