In the 19th century a train depot was built in Chabówka that housed 80 steam locomotives. Now, 100 years later in its place there is a railway history museum.

A growing collection of Locomotives is on display here, including: Electric and Steam locomotives, railway cars as well as other specialized rolling stock such as cranes and snow plows. Part of the museums exposition is maintained in a fully functional state.

The muesum in Chabówka holds the biggest and most popular exhibition of this kind in Poland. Currently the museum is incorporated in PKP Cargo S.A. transportation and shipping company. In 2005 the first Steam Locomotive showcase took place, and is a large annual event in which various locomotives gather and carry passengers, race and showcase their specialties.