Colorado Railroad Museum

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Colorado Railroad Museum

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of time

TimetableEvent Calendar

Open Daily 9:00AM to 5:00PM

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The Friday Tour: The 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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Train Rides

Catch a ride inside the unique Rio Grande Southern “Galloping Goose” Motorcar No. 7! Grounds & exhibits open 9:00AM to 5:00PM. Rides operate 10:00AM to 4:00PM. Admission: $10 adults, $5 children (ages 2-17), $8 seniors (ages 60+). Museum members, children under 2 and active military personnel are free. Ride Tickets: $4 adults (18+), $2, Children […]

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Colorado Railroad Museum, 17155 W. 44th Avenue
Golden, CO 80403 United States
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Train Talks: Narrow Gauge Railroads Around the United States with Tom Brunner

2020 Schedule 11:30AM-12:30PM Join us on the first Tuesday of the month in the upper gallery for lunch and an informal discussion led by railfan community leaders. You bring your lunch and we provide the topic and the presenter! Included with general admission: $10 adults, $5 kids 2-15 (under 2 is free), $8 seniors (60+). […]

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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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Colorado Rails & Cocktails: Locomotive No. 20 At Home With Jeff Taylor

An Evening of Colorado History Relax, have a beverage, and travel back to a time when railroads shaped the American West. Jeff Taylor, Curator of Rolling Stock discusses what’s happening in the Roundhouse and takes us through the restoration of our beloved Locomotive No. 20, now at home. Admission includes 2 beverages of your choice: […]

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Colorado Railroad Museum, 17155 W. 44th Avenue
Golden, CO 80403 United States
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Museum Open, Rails & Cocktails Rescheduled.

Museum Open, Rails & Cocktails Rescheduled.

Due to the incredible snowfall today the Colorado Railroad Museum has rescheduled the evening lecture Rails & Cocktails" Locomotive 20 at home with Jeff Taylor to Friday March 6, 2020. The Museum is open normal business hours, 9:00AM-5:00PM. Come check out the new...

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OM Rotary Snow Plow In Action

OM Rotary Snow Plow In Action

Colorado Railroad Museum volunteer George Lawrence recently donated copies of his "home movies" featuring narrow gauge train operations in the 1970s. Today we are sharing footage of Denver & Rio Grande Western Steam Rotary Snowplow OM in operation on the Cumbres...

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Donor Update & Annual Donation Appeal

Donor Update & Annual Donation Appeal

Celebrating our 60th anniversary this summer has not only prompted us to look back at the wonderful achievements of our past, but to look to the future. The Colorado Railroad Museum has an exciting future ahead, and I hope you’ll join me and the Museum’s entire...

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Colorado Railroad Museum closed

Colorado Railroad Museum closed

Due to the local winter weather warning in effect for Golden, CO and the surrounding area, the Colorado Railroad Museum will be closed today, Tuesday November 26, 2019. We are digging out from a large snowfall and will re-open from 9:00AM-2:00PM Wednesday, November...

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Colorado Gives Day

Colorado Gives Day

It's the 10th anniversary of Colorado Gives Day. Join thousands of Coloradans to support local nonprofits on Tuesday, December 10, 2019. This annual statewide movement celebrates and increases philanthropy in Colorado through online giving. The $1.5 Million Incentive...

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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

Office hours

Open Daily
9:00am – 5:00pm

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(800) 365-6263

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