We have rescheduled the SCFD Free Admission Day originally scheduled for Thursday, March 14, 2024 to Thursday March 28, 2024 due to the severe weather expected in our area tomorrow. Museum staff members are calling ticket holders to reschedule their admission and rides (or to process refunds as needed).

To celebrate our partnership with the SCFD (Scientific and Cultural Facilities District) the Museum is proud to offer free general admission to all visitors select Thursdays throughout the year.

Catch an optional train ride behind a Diesel Engine, inside vintage passenger cars! Grounds & exhibits open 9am to 5pm. Rides operate 10am to 3pm.

Thursday March 28, 2024 (originally scheduled for March 14, 2024)
Thursday May 9, 2024
Thursday October 3, 2024

Admission: Free
Ride Tickets: $4 Adults (18+), $2 Children (2-17). Museum members and children under the age of 2 are free.

Capacity is limited, click here to order tickets in advance online!


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


17155 W. 44th Avenue
Golden, CO 80403

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