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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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Closed for Remodeling

Closed Monday-Friday February 18-22, 2019 The Colorado Railroad Museum will be closed to the public for Depot Building Remodels. The Museum will re-open to the public at 9:00AM on Saturday February 23, 2019!

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Colorado Railroad Museum, 17155 W. 44th Avenue
Golden, CO 80403 United States
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Got Style? Railroads & Design Exhibit Opening

Got Style? Railroads & Design Feb 16, 2019 – June 10, 2019 Often leading the pack as far as what was “stylish.” railroads have echoed the fashion of their day. From rail cars to benches, dining plates to lamps passengers expected and often got the best. This small exhibit explores the how materials, production technologies […]

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Colorado Railroad Museum, 17155 W. 44th Avenue
Golden, CO 80403 United States
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Ski Train : A Colorado Tradition Exhibit Opening

February 16, 2019 – March, 2019 The ski train has been a beloved Colorado tradition since 1940.  This small exhibit explores its unique story using objects and photographs from the museum’s permanent collection.

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

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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Ride the Rails Saturday

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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Closed for Remodeling

Sunday-Friday February 17-22, 2019 The Colorado Railroad Museum will be closed to the public for Depot Building Remodels February 17-22. The Museum will re-open to the public at 9:00AM on Saturday February 23, 2019!

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Free Admission For All Federal Employees & Families

Throughout the month of January, the Colorado Railroad Museum will be offering free General Admission to all federal employees and their immediate family members due to the current government shutdown. To receive free admission, employees must present a...

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No Shave November!

MALE CANCER AWARENESS! This month the Colorado Railroad Museum will be participating in No-Shave November. Not familiar with No-Shave November? This is a month-long journey during which participants forgo shaving and grooming in order to evoke conversation and raise...

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New Colorado Trains & Planes Exhibit at DIA!

Colorado Railroad Museum Traveling Exhibit Stops at the Denver International Airport We have been working with the Denver International Airport over the last month and a half to create the exhibit, Colorado Trains & Planes. The partnering organizations include:...

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Pre-Order Colorado Rail Annual No. 33!

Rio Grande Standard Gauge Passenger Trains & Cars Historian Charles Albi: "For the first time, here is the complete story of Rio Grande’s standard gauge passenger car fleet from the wooden cars of the 1880s through to the ski train of the 1980s. Included is a...

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Author Signing: Janet Dawson

Author Janet Dawson will visit the Colorado Railroad Museum this Saturday, October 6, 2018 for a book signing! Enjoy all three volumes of Janet's popular Zephyr series of novels at once and receive a 15% discount* when you order all three title together. Mystery...

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