Tomball's Railroad Museum reopens Dec. 5

The railroad museum is located at 201 S. Elm. St., Tomball. (Anna Lotz/Community Impact Newspaper)
The railroad museum is located at 201 S. Elm. St., Tomball. (Anna Lotz/Community Impact Newspaper)

The railroad museum is located at 201 S. Elm. St., Tomball. (Anna Lotz/Community Impact Newspaper)

Tomball's Historic Depot Railroad Museum will reopen Dec. 5 at 201 S. Elm St., Tomball, after being closed for months amid the coronavirus pandemic. Doors open at 10 a.m., and visitors are asked to wear a face covering and maintain social distancing, according to a Facebook post from the city. The museum offers free admission and features model trains, railroad memorabilia, artifacts and Christmas decorations. The museum will be open Saturdays through the end of the year. 281-351-5484. www.facebook.com/tomballtexanforfun


By Anna Lotz

Editor, Tomball | Magnolia & Conroe | Montgomery

Anna joined Community Impact Newspaper as a reporter in May 2016 after graduating with a degree in journalism from Cedarville University in Cedarville, Ohio. In July 2017, she transitioned to editor for the Tomball|Magnolia edition. She began covering the communities of Conroe and Montgomery as well in 2020. Anna covers education, local government, transportation, business, real estate development and nonprofits in these communities. Prior to CI, Anna served as editor-in-chief of Cedars, interned with the National Journalism Center in Washington, D.C., and spent time writing for the Springfield News-Sun and Xenia Daily Gazette.



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