Admission & Operating Schedule
Admission to the Halton County Radial Railway includes unlimited historic streetcar rides on two kilometers of scenic track, which stops at our famous ice cream shop (approximately a 20 minute ride), access to the grounds, display barns and historic Rockwood Station. No admission is required to our Gift Shop where guests can find unique railway inspired gifts and tasty treats.
Weekdays (July & August ONLY): 11:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Saturday, Sunday & Holidays (First Saturday in May to last Sunday in October): 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Events outside of these hours are adjusted annually.
Please refer to events or contact us.
Please note: The last ride leaves 30 minutes before closing.
2013 Admission Rates:
Adults - $12.50
Seniors (65+) - $11.25
Youth (4-17) - $9.50
3 years & under and 90+ - Free
Family Rate (five with no more than two adults) - $36.00
Caboose Ride - $2.50/person
Ice Cream & Starlight Shows - $8.50/person
Halloween Evening Shows - $10.50/person
Christmas on the Rails - Regular rates as listed above
Want to bring a group? Groups of 20 or more with advance booking receive special group rates. Please email to book your May to October reservation.
2013 Group Rates:
Adults & Seniors - $9.50
Children’s groups of 20+ - $7.25
Adults with children’s groups - Free
Includes one tour organizer per group and one bus driver.
Evening Group Bookings
Evening bookings are for an event after regular operation hours. A $75 surcharge is required at least three
days before the event. Normal admission rates are required on the day of the event.
Daytime Group Bookings
Daytime bookings are for an event during regular operation hours. No deposit is required.
The four options for parties held at the museum are:
- Back Room of the Welcome Centre – A $30 fee for a three hour booking, plus regular admission rates per person.
- Rockwood Station – A $30 fee for a three hour booking, plus regular admission rates per person.
- Caboose – A $50 fee for a two and half hour booking, plus regular admission rates without the
premium fare. The caboose ride includes one hook-up and a return trip to the east end. Times
available for the caboose are 11:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. and 2:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Only a maximum of
twenty people is allowed.
- Charter – Other cars are available for charters. Cost is $50/hour. Subject to availability. Contact us for details.
Children’s Birthday Parties (10 years & under)
A flat rate of $7.25/child (no matter what age) is required, plus facility rate (as per "Parties" above). Bring your own decorations, party materials and food. Snack Bar items are available at prevailing rates.
Wedding & Engagement Photography
Flat rate of $50 for the grounds, no rides included. If rides are required, regular admission rates applicable
per person, as well as the $50 flat rate fee.
HST not included in any of the above rates listed.
A rate of $40 plus regular admission rates per person for photography groups is required.