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Linden Depot Museum, Linden

#145 of 170 in Museums in Indiana
Must see · History Museum · Hidden Gem · Specialty Museum
Linden Depot is a historic train station located at Linden, Montgomery County, Indiana. In 1852 the New Albany and Salem Railroad (later Monon) Railroad cut through Montgomery County, Indiana. The old stage road between Crawfordsville and Linden was given to the railroad as an inducement to get them to build through Linden. 1852 also saw the building of the first Linden depot, on a site behind the present day Post Office. The building was moved to the current location in 1881 when the Toledo, St. Louis and Western Railroad was built through Linden, crossing the Monon at this location.
It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1990.
Located in the disused Monon Railroad Station, the Linden Museum is run by the Linden-Madison Twp. Historical Society. The museum is a joint venture between the Linden-Madison Twp. Historical Society and the Monon Railroad Historical/Technical Society.
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  • This railroad museum is organized and run by a local group of guys with a lot of stories and memories. They have compiled several RR cars, a dept, furnishings, and just stuff. It is a lot more...  more »
  • We we’re traveling through from Crawfordsville to Hammond and came upon this wonderful museum. In the station building, the railroad history is very interesting. The volunteer was very knowledgeable.....  more »
  • Very interesting place with lots of old original train equipment and signs. The model trains are awesome too. The staff is very knowledgeable and explain how everything worked.
  • Great place to visit! Nice owner takes every guest on a guided tour and teaches you about the local rail history and how things used to be also there’s a cool model set up in the other building. Awesome collection! Thank you, we will be back!

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