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Peep! Peep! Thomas the Tank Engine is rolling into Golden, Colorado for three weekends of fun this September. For the first time ever, Thomas & Friends will be celebrating the magic of bubbles with Day Out With Thomas™: The Bubble Tour. The Bubble Tour will be stopping at the Colorado Railroad Museum on the weekends of September 7-8, 14-15, and 21-22, 2024.

Day Out With Thomas™ is a fun-filled family event that takes place at Heritage Railways across the country. Every ticket includes a train ride with a life-sized Thomas the Tank Engine as well as access to a full day of activities for all to enjoy including live entertainment, photo ops with Sir Topham Hatt, lawn games and shopping at the pop-up gift shop for exclusive Thomas swag.

Tickets for this Day Out With Thomas™ event go on sale to the public beginning Tuesday, July 30. Ticket prices are $25 for ages 1 and up (service charges and fees may apply). Capacity will be limited, and advanced tickets are required. Walk-up sales will not be available. For more information, and to purchase tickets (beginning July 30), visit www.ColoradoRailroadMuseum.org.

For a list of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) about the Day Out With Thomas™ event at the Colorado Railroad Museum, Click Here!


WHO:       Day Out With Thomas™ the Tank Engine!
WHAT:     Family Fun in an outdoor environment. Highlights include: 

  • 20-minute Train Ride (at a specified time) led by a full-sized, talking Thomas the Tank Engine locomotive.  
  • Admission to select portions of the Colorado Railroad Museum with outdoor offerings and activities included 
  • Fun activities and entertainment featuring: 
  • Live entertainment including trainyard gameshows, puppet shows and even stilt walkers! 
  • Say hello to Sir Topham Hatt, Controller of the Railway. 
  • Bubble activities like bubble blowing and bubble bouncer-ball racing in the Bubble Zone. 
  • Photo opportunities throughout the event, including with Thomas himself. 
  • Play with Thomas & Friends toys then pick out a temporary tattoo in the Play Pod. 
  • An activity sheet that will guide guests through the event experience highlighting the four key station stops to visit for a free giveaway. 
  • Outdoor Scale Model Trains operating all day long at the Denver Garden Railway Society’s permanent on-site, landscaped G-gauge railroad. 
  • Push a Locomotive Around aboard a 120-year old, “armstrong”-powered railroad turntable 
  • Step-On Access to selected historic railroad cars and locomotives.
  • Pop-up gift shop on site with exclusive Thomas & Friends products only available at Day Out With Thomas™. 
  • Food and drinks available on-site for purchase. 

For more information about Day Out With Thomas™ at the Colorado Railroad Museum, visit our Day Out With Thomas FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions) Page by Clicking Here. 

WHEN:     September 7-8, 14-15, and 21-22 (Saturdays & Sunday) 

  • Tickets include a train ride at a designated time selected at the point of purchase, plus admission to museum grounds and all activities for up to three hours. Purchase tickets online at www.dayoutwiththomas.com 

WHERE:     Colorado Railroad Museum, 17155 W. 44th Avenue, Golden, CO 80403 

Tickets for this Day Out With Thomas™ event go on sale to the public beginning Tuesday, July 30, 2024 (tickets will go on-sale to Museum Members July 23, 2024). Ticket prices $25 for ages 1 and up – service charges and fees may apply. Advanced tickets are required. Walk-up sales will not be available. 

For more information about Thomas & Friends please visit www.ThomasAndFriends.comand/or www.Facebook.com/ThomasAndFriends. For bonus material and exclusive content, please visit www.YouTube.com/user/ThomasAndFriends.


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