Welcome to the Hennepin Overland Railway Historical Society The Hennepin Overland Railway Historical Society, Inc. is a nonprofit exempt organization under §501(c)(3). Its goals include providing entertainment and education for those interested in the history and operations of railroads. Within our south Minneapolis facility, we operate a railroading museum, the "Station 2501" museum/hobby shop, and a 65 foot long by 29 foot wide HO scale model train layout. Click Here To download our Informational Brochure! When Are We Open? We are open most weekends during the winter months, check out our "Operating Dates" link with the specific dates and times that you can join us while we operate multiple trains on our huge layout. You can also subscribe to our Google Calendar to see the dates and time we are open for train operations. Like Us On Facebook If you have enjoyed a visit to our facility, please post a review! We have review profiles on Facebook and Tripadvisor.