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)

Recommended ages 4-6 years old. Included with General Admission.

Spring Break Days

10:00AM-3:00 PM Spring Break 2018

Your family is invited to join us for a week of special activities centered around a different theme each day.

  • 2018 Dates TBD

Free with general admission.

T is for Train Camp


2018 Dates TBD

Explore the story of Colorado through trains and the people who rode and worked on them – like hobos, immigrants and holiday travelers or conductors, brakeman and Harvey Girls.

Through on-site field trips explore the fun of model railroading and the importance of historic preservation.

Hands-on activities, storytelling, demonstrations and more introduce campers to a world that is disappearing.

$250.00 members, $275.00 non-members. Registration due at least 7 days before camp start.


  1. Submit your payment in the Online Depot General Store
  2. 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
Fax: 303-279-4229

Cub Scout Day

October 20

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.

Boy Scouts of America Railroading Badge Activity Workbook

Boy Scouts are invited to complete the Boy Scout Railroading Badge Activity Workbook. After completing the workbook contact your Badge Counselor.

Badge Counselors: Please contact the Museum by email to request a copy of the Counselor’s Key.