Adult Education

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The Colorado Railroad Museum’s popular topical lecture series, Rails & Cocktails, returns with a diverse schedule of talented presenters. Additional programs include Behind-the-Scenes Tours and other unique experience opportunities.

THE FRIDAY TOUR

1:00PM-2:00PM Fridays

Each Friday, join us for an hour of exploring a different aspect of Colorado’s railroad history. Tours are subject to change and are based on guide availability. Each week’s theme is explored using a variety of museum resources to help bring the subject to life with the understanding that guests are welcome to continue their visit on their own after the tour.

Highlights: November 5, December 3.
Locomotives Steam & Diesel: October 22.
Migration Tour: October 8, December 17.
The Railroad Kitchen:
November 12.
Railroad Etiquette: November 26.
Railroad Post Office Cars: October 29, December 10.
The Galloping Goose: October 15.
The Story Tour: November 19.

Admission: $10 adults, $5 kids 2-15 (under 2 is free), $8 seniors (60+). Museum members and children under age 2 are free.
Guided Theme Tour: $3 plus general admission (Free for Museum Members, ages under 2).

BEHIND THE SCENES TOURS

Members Only
Join staff members of the Colorado Railroad Museum for a unique, behind the scenes tour experience on Member Appreciation Days throughout the year! 

Sunday October 24, 2021– Click here to RSVP!

Guests are encouraged to wear appropriate footwear, and able to walk over uneven ground without assistance. Limited capacity per tour for social distancing purposes. Depending on the tour some age restrictions may apply. Click the above dates for additional details as they are released!

COMING IN 2022

TOURING THE RAILS, COLORADO RAILS & COCKTAILS AND MORE!

COLORADO RAILS & COCKTAILS

An Evening of Colorado History

Relax, enjoy a beverage and travel back to a time when railroads shaped the American West.

7:30pm Select Fridays

Presentation lengths vary, doors open at 6:30pm, bar opens at 7pm, presentation begins at 7:30pm.

2022 SCHEDULE TBD

Admission: $20 Adults. Ages 21+ only.

Admission includes 2 beverages of your choice (beer, wine or soda) and snacks.

Touring the Rails

Touring the Rails – 10:00am-2:00pm
2022 Dates TBD

Join the Colorado Railroad Museum for this popular program’s second year. Interpretive staff are on hand to share stories and answer your questions about featured railcars and spaces including among others the museum’s turntable, Pullman lounge and dining cars, and passenger cars.

Admission: $10 adults, $5 ages 2-17, $8 seniors ages 60+. Free for Museum members and children under age 2.
Train Rides: $4 adults, $2 ages 2-17. Free for Museum members & children under age 2.
Grounds open 9am–5pm, rides operate every 30 minutes 10am to 3pm (crews take a lunch break at 12:30pm).

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Come Hitch a Ride

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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9:00am – 5:00pm

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