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Member Appreciation Day
June 20, 2021
Bring Dad out to the Museum on “his” day, and let him revv up his motor! Check out antique tractors, hit-and-miss engines and early diesel engines, Model A and Model T cars, and more! Take a ride behind our diesel engine-powered locomotive, looping around our 15 acre railyard. Enjoy great local food and concessions as well as Turntable Demonstrations and our own mascot, Spike the Railroad Dog! Grounds & exhibits open 9:00am to 5:00pm. During Member Appreciation Days the Museum will operate a train with an exclusive piece of rail equipment with seating reserved for Museum members only! This month members ride in Uintah Combine Car No. 50!
Members are also invited to register online for a free Deconstructed: Denver & Rio Grande Western No. 491 “Behind-the-Scenes” Tour hosted by Museum staff members! Tours depart at 10:30am and 1:30pm, 20 participants per tour. Participants must be ages 12 and older, close-toed shoes required. If interested reserve admission with or without a ride and a tour ticket!
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, Special Event activities operate 10am-3pm, rides operate every 30 minutes 10am to 3pm (crews take a lunch break at 12:30 pm).
Know Before You Go: Masks are currently required to gain entry to the Museum Depot building an onboard train rides. Masks can be removed outdoors when groups are socially distanced. We recommend purchase of admission and train ride tickets in advance, as our overall Museum and Train Ride capacities have been reduced for the time being. Although regular Museum Admission and Train Rides are free for Museum Members, we suggest advance reservations regardless. Click Here for Advance Admission and Train Ride Ticketing.For 2021, we will be operating open-air coaches pulled by a vintage diesel locomotive on most operating days. A steam locomotive may be substituted on selected dates! Our popular “Galloping Goose” rail motorcar will not be operating during the 2021 season due to ongoing concerns related to social distancing and COVID-19. If you are interested in our Day Out With Thomas and Polar Express train rides and dates, learn more by visiting our Events Calendar.