Director's Storytime and Craft
10:00-11:00AM 3rd Tuesday Each Month
Young train enthusiasts meet to read stories with a decidedly railroad theme followed by a fun make and take home craft. Afterwards enjoy exploring the museum’s grounds and exhibits. The program is a collaboration between the Colorado Railroad Museum and the Golden Public Library. (Upper Gallery)
- May 15 – From a Railway Carriage
- June 19 – Freight Train
- July 17 – The Little Train
- August 21 – Thomas the Tank Engine
- September 18 – How To Train a Train
- October 16 – Iron Horses
- November 20 – I Dream of Trains
- December 18 – The Polar Express
Recommended ages 4-6 years old. Included with General Admission.
Join us as we explore all things model railroads all week long!
Hands-on activities, model railroad demonstrations, stories as well as make & takes – all themed around model railroading!
Free with general admission.
Open Car Sundays
April 2018 – Sundays
Volunteers will open a variety of cars for visitors to explore. This is a fun and unique opportunity for visitors to explore a number of cars normally not open to the public!
Admission: Museum Members and Children under 2 are free, Children $5, Adults $10, and Seniors $8.
T is for Train Camp
Explore the ABCs of railroading this summer at the Colorado Railroad Museum!
Explore the railroad’s effect on the buffalo, try your hand on a telegraph key with Morse code, get up close to the original ski train.
Campers explore the world of trains through on-site fieldtrips, model railroading and the importance of historic preservation. Hands-on activities, storytelling, demonstrations and more introduce campers to this unique world.
$250.00 members, $275.00 non-members. Registration due at least 7 days before camp start.
- Submit your payment in the Online Depot General Store
- Complete and return the Camp Registration Form at least seven days prior to the start of your camp.
You may also mail, email or fax your registration forms with full payment to:
Attn: Summer Camps
Colorado Railroad Musem
PO Box 10
Golden, CO 80402
Cub Scout Day
Cub Scouts will enjoy a variety of activities that complement their Arrows of Light Adventures including: participating in the flag ceremony, trying their hand at geocaching, exploring tools used on the railroad, identifying the rocks and minerals used by trains, meeting an engineer, working with a telegraph, learning a traditional railroad song and more.
Registration Fee: $10 per participant, adult leaders free. Register online here.
Reservations required by Monday, October 15.