Railroaders Memorial Museum

Railroaders Memorial MuseumThe Railroaders Memorial Museum, or RMM, is dedicated to revealing, interpreting, commemorating and celebrating the significant contributions of Railroaders and their families to American life and industry. Altoona is one of the hubs of the area’s growing tourist industry. Many significant cultural resources are within the city itself, and most of these resources are linked directly to the city’s long history as a railroad center. Visit their official website linked at the bottom of this page for more information.While you are in the area, take the most beautiful drive through the Allegheny Mountains. Experience the challenge the Pennsylvania Railroad workers overcame by completing rail tracks through this rough terrain. Once you have arrived at the Horseshoe Curve, enjoy one of the World’s most incredible engineering feats. Ride the Funicular or walk 194 beautiful landscaped steps to the tracks for a front seat view of a train mans’ wonder.The Hampton Inn Altoona is about 4 miles from the Altoona Railroaders Museum and is your perfect host hotel when visiting the area. Let us show you how we Make It Hampton. We offer a daily hot On the House breakfast along with complimentary wireless Internet access and Cloud Nine bedding. Book online today for the best rate guaranteed and earn Hilton HHonors points and miles with your stay.(More Info)