Adventure Day

Experience a Colorado adventure and explore railroad history!

  • Ride behind a powerful diesel engine inside passenger cars!
  • Learn about safety around railroads with Operation Lifesaver.
  • Hone your model railroading skills with the Denver Garden Railway Society and the Denver HO Model Railroad Club!
  • Experience the monstrous size of a Tunnel Motor.
  • Test your strength spinning a 55-ton turntable.
  • Experience what it was like to build part of a railroad track.

• Come earn your Railroading Merit Badge!
• Wear your uniform for a special discount.

Regular Museum Admission (includes ride): $14 adults, $12 seniors, $7 ages 2-17, $6 Scouts (in uniform), $4 Scout Leader (in uniform). Museum Members and under age 2 free.

Activities and train rides all take place between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. The Museum grounds are open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Advance tickets recommended, especially if you have a specific train ride time in mind!

Please note that this ticket includes a train ride – please arrive at least 30 minutes before your scheduled departure.


Come Hitch a Ride

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


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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