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The Friday Tour: The Railroad Caboose
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.
The familiar whistle has always promised adventure. The gentle rock of the rails has set the rhythm of our lives. Climb aboard one of our locomotives on static display and you can re-live the magic of the rails all over again!
The Friday Tour – 1pm-2pm
Theme of the week: The Railroad Caboose
Click here for a 2021 schedule of tour subjects.
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Admission: $10 adults, $5 ages 2-17, $8 seniors ages 60+. Free for Museum members and children under age 2.
Guided Theme Tour: $3 plus general admission (Free for Museum Members, ages under 2, register at the door during check-in).
Grounds open 9 a.m. – 5 p. m.
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.