Colorado Railroad Museum

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Events & Train ridesPlan Your Visit

Colorado Railroad Museum

lose track
of time.

Events & Train ridesPlan Your Visit

Open Daily 9:00AM to 5:00PM

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Popular Attractions

There’s no shortage of things to see and experience for railfans at The Colorado Railroad Museum. From featured exhibits, to our large collection of rolling stock and Roundhouse restoration facility — you are sure to learn and be inspired by Colorado’s railroad history.

 Explore the Depot Museum

 Stroll the 15-acre Railyard

 Tour over 100 pieces of railroad equipment!

 View Railcar Restoration

 Research at our Library

 Jump on a Train Ride

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Ride the Rails Thursday-Sunday

Catch a ride behind one of the Museum’s unique Rio Grande Southern “Galloping Goose” Motorcars. Grounds & exhibits open 9:00AM to 5:00PM. Rides operate 10:00AM to 2:00PM. Admission: Museum Members and Children under 2 are free. Children (2-15) $5, Adults $10, and Seniors (60+) $8. Ride Tickets: Adults (16+) $4, Children (2-15) $2. Museum members […]

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Colorado Railroad Museum, 17155 W. 44th Avenue
Golden, CO 80403 United States
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The Colorado Railroad Museum Turns 60 Exhibit Opening

The Colorado Railroad Museum Turns 60! May 27, 2019 – October 2019 Sixty years ago in July of 1959, the Colorado Railroad Museum opened its doors in Golden, Colorado bent on sharing the history of railroads in Colorado and the Rocky Mountain West. Using archival materials from the permanent collection, this exhibit celebrates the museum’s […]

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Colorado Railroad Museum, 17155 W. 44th Avenue
Golden, CO 80403 United States
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Ride the Rails Thursday & Friday

Catch a ride behind one of the Museum’s unique Rio Grande Southern “Galloping Goose” Motorcars. Grounds & exhibits open 9:00AM to 5:00PM. Rides operate 10:00AM to 2:00PM. Admission: Museum Members and Children under 2 are free. Children (2-15) $5, Adults $10, and Seniors (60+) $8. Ride Tickets: Adults (16+) $4, Children (2-15) $2. Museum members […]

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Colorado Railroad Museum, 17155 W. 44th Avenue
Golden, CO 80403 United States
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Transcontenintal Railroad Symposium RSVPs Due Today

Celebrate the 150th anniversary of the Transcontinental Railroad with a decidedly Colorado twist. Friday, Saturday & Sunday June 7-9, 2019 The top scholars in railroad history explore the struggles undertaken to build one continuous line of track from coast to coast and the resulting impact this had on our nation’s settlement and economy. Order tickets […]

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Colorado Railroad Museum, 17155 W. 44th Avenue
Golden, CO 80403 United States
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The Friday Tour – Cabooses

Each Friday, join us for an hour of exploring a different aspect of Colorado’s railroad history. Each tour covers a specific theme (Locomotives, Cabooses, Railroad Kitchens, Highlight Tours , Settling Colorado or Railroad Post Office Cars)! Tours are subject to change and are based on guide availability. Each week’s theme is explored using a variety […]

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Colorado Railroad Museum, 17155 W. 44th Avenue
Golden, CO 80403 United States
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60th Anniversary Celebration

Celebrate the Colorado Railroad Museum’s 60th Anniversary this summer! Thursday-Sunday July 11-14, 2019 July 13 & 14 Special Event Admission: Adults $20, kids (2-15) $10, seniors (60+) $15. Museum members, children under 2, active duty military personnel are free....

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Transcontinental Railroad Symposium

Celebrate the 150th anniversary of the Transcontinental Railroad with a decidedly Colorado twist. Friday, Saturday & Sunday June 7-9, 2019 The top scholars in railroad history explore the struggles undertaken to build one continuous line of track from coast to...

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Day Out With Thomas Tickets On Sale May 15th!

Tickets for the popular 2019 Day Out With Thomas event at the Colorado Railroad Museum will go on-sale to Museum members starting on May 15, 2019 at 9:00AM & to the general public starting at 9:00AM on June 1, 2019. This year the Museum is returning to a flat per...

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Designing the Future: The Works & Career of Otto Kuhler

On display April 18th to June 9th, 2019 at Foothills Art Center. To commemorate our 60th anniversary, the Colorado Railroad Museum has partnered with Foothills Art Center to present an exhibition highlighting the artistry and talent of industrial designer Otto Kuhler....

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Journey To Promontory

The latest documentary from award winning producer Rich Luckin, Journey To Promontory will air on Colorado Public Television KBDI-12 this Tuesday, March 19, 2019! Learn the facts about the building of the Transcontinental Railroad through interviews and historic...

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15-acre railyard with over 100 locomotives is waiting for you to explore. 

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17155 W. 44th Avenue
Golden, CO 80403

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9:00am – 5:00pm

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(800) 365-6263

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