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Kankakee Model Railroad Club and Museum

199 S. East Ave., Kankakee, IL 60901


A restored rail car and trolley can be rented for special events right here in Kankakee County!

See large operating model train displays and railroad memorabilia within Kankakee's restored train depot. The museum also features a scale model replicating the city of Kankakee during the 1950's.

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