Adult Education Programs

The Colorado Railroad Museum’s popular topical lecture series, Rails & Cocktails, returns with a diverse schedule of talented presenters. Additional programs include Behind-the-Scenes Tours and other unique experience opportunities.

Advanced ticket purchase is required.

Behind the Scenes Tours

Join staff members of the Colorado Railroad Museum for a unique, behind the scenes experience.

July 15 – Treasures From The Library

Tours depart at 10:30AM select Saturdays throughout the year. Space is limited to 15 participants.

$20 members $25 non-members. Order tickets online here.

All Aboard for Art

Join local historian and proprietor of Red Herring Art Supply, Kris Autobee as she takes to the rails for an up close look at the various art installations along the RTD tracks.

September 16

$10 members $12 non-members, plus RTD Rail Pass. Order tickets online here.

Reservations due by Wednesday or September 3, 2017.

Colorado Rails and Cocktails

An Evening of Colorado History. Relax, have a beverage, and travel back to a time when railroads shaped the American West.

September 1 – Buffalo Bill, Trains & The Wild West
November 3 – Fred Harvey and the Famous Harvey Houses

Admission includes 2 beverages of your choice: beer, wine or soda and snacks. Doors open at 5:30PM for early enjoyment of Museum displays and the presentation starts promptly at 6:30PM. Presentation length varies by event and the doors close at 8:00PM.

$15 for members $20 non-members. Ages 21+ only. Order tickets online here.

Dining Car Tea

Enjoy the unique experience of taking tea circa 1950 aboard the museum’s dining car.

Beginning at 2:00PM, you will tour the museum’s exhibit, Eating on the Rails and the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Business Car No. 96 with the Museum Curator of Collections, Stephanie Gilmore before boarding the Union Pacific Diner Car No. 4801 for tea. There guests will enjoy a menu from the 1950s complete with delicious finger sandwiches, petit fours and of course tea.

Upcoming dates to be announced

$25 member $30 non-members.

Guests in period styled clothing receive a $5 discount. Call 303-279-4591 for information. Tour starts promptly at 2:00PM.