Colorado Railroad Museum

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Train RidesWeekend Activities This Summer!

Colorado Railroad Museum

lose track
of time

Train RidesWeekend Activities This Summer!

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#TBT – Volunteer Photography Spotlight: George Lawrence

#TBT – Volunteer Photography Spotlight: George Lawrence

As part of our “Still Working On The Railroad” initiative we’ve expanded our regular “#TBT Throwback Thursday” with a new approach! If you like the volunteer photos highlighted in this video then visit the Colorado Railroad Museum’s official Pinterest page - we've...

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News Release: Rio Grande Southern No. 20

News Release: Rio Grande Southern No. 20

Railroad Museum to Debut 14-Year, $1.5M Steam Locomotive Restoration on August 1 GOLDEN, Colo. – The Colorado Railroad Museum is pleased to announce that Rio Grande Southern steam locomotive No. 20 will make its official public debut on Saturday, August 1, 2020. On...

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Hold the Date – Day Out With Thomas 2020!

Hold the Date – Day Out With Thomas 2020!

Yes, indeed—the Colorado Railroad Museum is still making plans to host Thomas the Tank Engine and some of his friends for three weekends in September! The specific dates are Saturday and Sunday, September 12-13, 19-20, and 26-27. Exact details about the event will be...

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#TriviaTuesday

#TriviaTuesday

It's #TriviaTuesday with the Colorado Railroad Museum! Each week, as part of our "Still Working on the Railroad" initiative we ask a railroad themed trivia question each week. Participants are invited to submit their answer as a comment on Facebook, YouTube, Instagram...

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Weekend Activities This Summer!

Weekend Activities This Summer!

This summer, the Colorado Railroad Museum has something fun planned every Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday through mid-August! Climb aboard for train rides all four days each weekend, and enjoy the Museum’s primarily outdoor campus with fresh air and plenty of...

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Big Train Tours: The Museum’s Turntable!

Big Train Tours: The Museum’s Turntable!

Join Colorado Railroad Museum Executive Director Paul Hammond for a Virtual Tour! Part of the Museum’s new “Still Working On The Railroad” initiative. Each tour will focus on a different piece of historic equipment in the Colorado Railroad Museum’s collection: this...

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Closed Mondays

To allow for additional, regular cleaning plus help us to adequately staff the Museum as we reopen, we will now be CLOSED on Mondays (we previously were open daily). But don’t worry, we’ll still be open six days each week: Tuesday through Sunday, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. For information on hours & admission, click […]

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Colorado Railroad Museum, 17155 W. 44th Avenue
Golden, CO 80403 United States
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Thrilling Thursdays & Train Rides

Join us for Thrilling Thursdays 10 a.m. - 2 p.m! Included with regular admission. Each Thursday features special guests and demonstrations. A new Pop-Up Exhibit will explore our weekly theme, and kids can search for our mascot, Spike! Topics explored include the nuts and bolts of how trains work, to more imaginative themes like “Railroad […]

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Colorado Railroad Museum, 17155 W. 44th Avenue
Golden, CO 80403 United States
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The Friday Tour & Train RIdes

Join us for The Friday Tour 1 p.m. - 2 p.m! Every Friday, join us for an hour of exploring a different aspect of Colorado’s railroad history with a themed, guided tour! Each week’s theme is explored using a variety of museum resources to help bring the subject to life, and guests are welcome to […]

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Colorado Railroad Museum, 17155 W. 44th Avenue
Golden, CO 80403 United States
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Touring The Rails & Train Rides

Join us each weekend for Touring the Rails 10 a.m. - 2 p.m! Volunteers are stationed at key locations throughout our outdoor Railyard to answer questions and point out some of railroading’s less obvious but more universal aspects between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Learn how our turntable uses balance and leverage so a single […]

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Colorado Railroad Museum, 17155 W. 44th Avenue
Golden, CO 80403 United States
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Touring The Rails & Train Rides

Join us each weekend for Touring the Rails 10 a.m. - 2 p.m! Volunteers are stationed at key locations throughout our outdoor Railyard to answer questions and point out some of railroading’s less obvious but more universal aspects between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Learn how our turntable uses balance and leverage so a single […]

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