Arts, Culture, and Humanities

Museum of the American Railroad

  • Frisco, TX
  • www.historictrains.org

Mission Statement

The mission of the Museum of the American Railroad is to share the rich history and heritage, as well as the current and future development of American Railroading, with the general public, through artistic, cultural, and educational programming.

Main Programs

  1. Education
Service Areas

Self-reported

Texas

The Museum of the American Railroad primarily serves North Texas through programming at the local level. The Museum is also a national repository for numerous artifacts.

ruling year

1963

CEO

Self-reported

Mr. Bob LaPrelle

Keywords

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education, historic preservation, history of transportation and technology

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EIN

75-6036999

 Number

5985774558

Contact

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Historical Societies, Historic Preservation (A82)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

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Programs

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Program 1

Education

The Museum offers educational programming for grades Pre-K through 12, along with University level special presentations and study trips.

Category

History & Historical Programs

Population(s) Served

Children and Youth (infants - 19 years.)

None

None

Budget

Service Areas

Self-reported

Texas

The Museum of the American Railroad primarily serves North Texas through programming at the local level. The Museum is also a national repository for numerous artifacts.

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MUSEUM OF THE AMERICAN RAILROAD
Fiscal year: Jan 01-Dec 31

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Museum of the American Railroad

Leadership

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CEO

Mr. Bob LaPrelle

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Mr. Bill Blaylock

Texas Instruments

BOARD LEADERSHIP PRACTICES

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