As of February 27, 2017, the museum is permanently closed to the public. The university is digitizing the museum’s holdings for research and can be viewed on our Collections page.

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Food on the Move

The exhibit explores the traditions of feeding travelers on the seas, by rail, in the air and along the roadside over the last 150 years. Once a highlight of the trip, the culinary experience has been diminished by economics and competition. Revisit the glory days, when airlines served special holiday meals--at no extra charge, as well as the "bad old days," when rail passengers had twenty minutes to gobble down a meal at a trackside restaurant before the dining car joined the train.