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Dinosaur Express Train

June 2 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Dinosaurs are coming back to Golden, Colorado—only this time, they are arriving on the Dinosaur Express Train! On Saturday and Sunday, June 1-2, railroad tracks will meet dinosaur tracks for a day of family fun at the Colorado Railroad Museum, when the Dinosaur Express Train chugs into the museum’s station.

The world’s first Stegosaurus and Apatosaurus fossils were found at nearby Dinosaur Ridge and Golden is where the first T-Rex tooth fossil was discovered, so it’s only fitting that two of every kid’s favorite things – dinosaurs and trains – be brought together for this fun festival.

Activities will include:
• Rides on a train pulled by a coal-fired steam locomotive around the Museum’s half-mile circle of track, with the Dinosaur Express departing every half-hour from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
• A “Follow the Dinosaur Tracks Adventure,” where kids and families can follow large dino tracks around 15 acres of locomotives, rail car, cabooses and model trains.
• Dinosaur-themed activities hosted by Dinosaur Ridge and the Morrison Natural History Museum.
• Loveable “Mr. Bones” and the Museum’s own mascot “Spike, the Railroad Dog” will be on hand for photo opportunities.
• There will be food, drink, and tasty treats available for purchase.
Capacity is limited, so don’t delay! Book your tickets online today for the Dinosaur Express Train by Clicking Here!

Food, beverages and treats will be available for purchase both days. Activities will be ongoing from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Advance Tickets Available Online (Click Here)

Museum Admission & Train Rides: $14 adults, $12 seniors, $7 ages 2-17, Museum Members and under age 2 free. Rides depart every 30 minutes 10am-3p.m.The Colorado Railroad Museum features a large, outdoor exhibit space and is effectively an active rail yard. Please wear appropriate clothing for Colorado weather and good footwear – we recommend good walking shoes or hiking boots as well as flexible layers. Please note that this ticket includes a train ride – please arrive at least 15 minutes before your scheduled train ride departure.


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Colorado Railroad Museum
17155 W 44th Avenue
Golden, CO 80403 United States
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