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Scout Day & Train Rides

October 16, 2021

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 Train Rides, and you can re-live the magic of the rails all over again!

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, rides operate every 30 minutes 10am to 3pm (crews take a lunch break at 12:30pm).
Click HERE to reserve admission WITH a Train Ride!
Click HERE to reserve admission without a ride!

Scout Day Admission: $14 per participant (10am-2pm, uniforms encouraged, includes a ride – learn more here)
Reserve Scout Day Admission HERE – RSVP by Monday October 11, 2021 to receive a badge & certificate

Know Before You Go: Masks are currently required to gain entry to the Museum Depot building and 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.


October 16, 2021
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Colorado Railroad Museum
17155 W. 44th Avenue
Golden, CO 80403 United States
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17155 W. 44th Avenue
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