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Explore how trains and the railroad impacted our history from the Civil War to Civil Rights. Climb aboard a boxcar to learn the history of the railroad in transporting soldiers to war. Walk through the lobby and learn how Wernher von Braun’s arrival at the Depot changed Huntsville forever. Through hands-on activities and the examination of artifacts and primary sources, students will travel through a hundred years of history to learn how the railroad impacted our community from the Antebellum Period to the Space Age.
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  • 100% Smoke-Free:
Venue Details
  • Location Character: Historic
  • Location Type:
    • Attractions/Hotels
  • Parking: Parking lots
  • Wedding Amenities: The Depot Roundhouse is available for rental.
Hours of Operation
  • Closed: Sun/Mon, Dec-Feb, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day
  • Hours: *Hours change seasonally. Please call 256-564-8100 to confirm hours of operation and tour times.
Accessibility
  • Accessible restrooms:
  • Designated Accessible Parking Spaces:
  • Entrance Accessibility:
  • Paved/wheelchair-friendly outdoor pathways:
  • Stair lifts and/or elevators:
  • Unobstructed viewing from accessible seating for s:
  • Van Accessible Parking Spaces:
  • Wheelchair Accessible:
Facility Info
Meeting Rooms
  • Total Sq. Ft. 7500
  • Reception Capacity 1000
Roundhouse
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 7000
  • Width: 115
  • Length: 90
  • Height: 60
  • Theater Capacity: 500
  • Classroom Capacity: 300
  • Banquet Capacity: 350
  • Reception Capacity: 600