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Chatham Town Office
549 Main Street,
Chatham, MA 02633

PH: 508-945-5100
FAX: 508-945-3550
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Chatham Railroad Museum
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Staff Liaison
The Chatham Railroad Museum is contained in the beautifully restored 1887 railroad depot that served Chatham residents and visitors for many years. Featuring an architectural style called Railroad Gothic the depot contains hundreds of exhibits and the New York Central model locomotives in use at the 1939 New York World’s Fair. The Museum is child friendly and includes a 1910 restored caboose available for children to explore. Donations are accepted. Handicapped accessible.
153 Depot Road
Mailing Address: 549 Main Street
Chatham, MA 02633
Seasonal, Late June to Mid September
Tuesdays – Saturdays 10:00AM - 4:00 PM

Photo by Jennifer Eldredge Stello
Photo by Jennifer Eldredge Stello
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Committee Members
Term Expires
Although the museum building is owned by the Town of Chatham, the museum is managed by the Chatham Railroad Museum Group with many members having backgrounds in the American railroad industry. Members are appointed by the Board of Selectmen and act as trustees, coordinating the 50 volunteers who serve as museum docents during the summer season.
Donald Aikman
Until Work Completed
Ron Kelley
Until Work Complete
John E. Gulow
Until Work Completed
Stephen Hart
Until Work Completed
Malcolm Ward
Until Work Completed
Ryder Martin
Until Work Completed
Bill Koerner
Until Work Completed
Ralph Pape
Until Work Completed
Robert Shafter
Until Work Completed
Jim Aaron
Until Work Completed
William Tuxbury
Until Work Completed
Dick Boberg - (Advisor)
Dean Nicastro
BOS Liaison
Please submit correspondence to the Staff Liaison. Please note that all such electronic correspondence is considered a public record.  Correspondence containing requests for public records will be responded to by the Staff Liaison in compliance MGL Ch. 66, §10 within 10 days of receipt.  All other correspondence and materials submitted will be forwarded by the Staff Liaison to the Board/Committee Chair, with a copy to Members/Commissioners and person sending request/comment, for potential scheduling of discussion on an upcoming public meeting agenda.