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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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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Designing the Future: The Works & Career of Otto Kuhler

On display April 18th to June 9th, 2019 at Foothills Art Center. Opening Reception, Free to Colorado Railroad Museum Members on Thursday, May 9, 2019 from 6:00PM-8:00PM. 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 […]

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Foothills Art Center, 809 Fifteenth Street
Golden, CO 80401 United States
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Boulder County Free Days

2019 Schedule April 19, August 16 & October 25 Catch a ride behind one of the Museum’s historic steam locomotives in vintage passenger cars. Admission: Boulder Residents Free, $10 Adults, $5 Children (2-15), $8 Seniors (60+). Residents of Boulder, Museum Members and Children under 2 are free. Ride Tickets: Boulder Residents Free, $4 Adults (16+), […]

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

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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Bunny Express Train

All aboard the Bunny Express Train at the Colorado Railroad Museum. Let the rock of the rails transport you into spring with an annual tradition at the Museum. Your whole family can hop on the Bunny Express Train, featuring the 1880s vintage passenger coach, and experience what it was like to travel 100 years ago. […]

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Colorado Railroad Museum, 17155 W. 44th Avenue
Golden, CO 80403 United States
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Rail Days: A Colorado Field Trip

Join the Colorado Railroad Museum as we celebrate the impact of railroads on Colorado History. 2nd Grade - 6th Grade 10:00AM-1:00PM Wednesday-Friday April 24-26, 2019 $8 per participant, per day. Paid reservations required by Wednesday April 17, 2019 Ride behind one of the actual locomotives that rode the Colorado rails in the 19th and early […]

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Colorado Railroad Museum, 17155 W. 44th Avenue
Golden, CO 80403 United States
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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. Opening Reception, Free to Colorado Railroad Museum Members on Thursday, May 9, 2019 from 6:00PM-8:00PM. To commemorate our 60th anniversary, the Colorado Railroad Museum has partnered with Foothills Art...

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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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Closed Thursday March 14, 2019

Due to local weather conditions in Golden, CO today, Thursday March 14 2019, the Colorado Railroad Museum will be closed. The Museum will open at 9:00AM tomorrow, Friday March 15!

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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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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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Open Daily
9:00am – 5:00pm

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(800) 365-6263

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