McAdam Railway Station

National Historic Site

Discover our History

Built in 1900, the McAdam Railway Station is a National and Provincial Historic site and a designated Heritage Railway Station. Located on the New Brunswick-Maine border the former Canadian Pacific Railway Station was part of the main CPR line into Atlantic Canada.

The Station is operated and managed by the McAdam Historical Restoration Commission. It is an active museum offering tours, catered meals, conference facilities and much more. The Station is also a Visitor Information Center, located only a few kilometers from the Maine-New Brunswick border crossing at Vanceboro.

Come on in and take a tour. It’s a story of railroad history when ridin’ the rail was the only way to travel! We are open seasonally from July 1 to September 30, everyday from 10am-6pm.

Please note:  Due to CO-VID 19 McAdam Railway Station is closed for the season. Please check for updates.

German Spy Captured

Churchill Visits McAdam

New Station for McAdam

Sunday afternoons all summer

Tour & Tea with Abigail

Get a glimpse of the McAdam Railway Station during the "Good Old Days" of the 30's, 40's, and 50s/ Be captivated and entertained by a live unfolding of the history of the station through the unique point of view of the endearing (and often mischievous!) Abigail Massey. Will Miss Quinn catch up with the antics of clever Abigail? Trouble is bound to find her during your visit!

Explore our National Historic Site


The McAdam Railway Station offers tours daily from July 1st to September 30th. The Station is open seven days a week from 10 am to 6 pm. Take the guided tour and discover the significance of rail travel to New Brunswick and Canada. Stories of German spies, plane crashes and a waiting room shooting are all part of the experience of rail travel in the early 1900’s. It’s a step back in time!