Designing the Future: The Works & Career of Otto Kuhler

On display April 18th to June 9th, 2019 at Foothills Art Center. Opening Reception, Free to Colorado Railroad Museum Members on Thursday, May 9, 2019 from 6:00PM-8:00PM. To commemorate our 60th anniversary, the Colorado Railroad Museum has partnered with Foothills Art...

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Journey To Promontory

The latest documentary from award winning producer Rich Luckin, Journey To Promontory will air on Colorado Public Television KBDI-12 this Tuesday, March 19, 2019! Learn the facts about the building of the Transcontinental Railroad through interviews and historic...

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Closed Thursday March 14, 2019

Due to local weather conditions in Golden, CO today, Thursday March 14 2019, the Colorado Railroad Museum will be closed. The Museum will open at 9:00AM tomorrow, Friday March 15!

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Closed for Remodeling

Sunday-Friday February 17-22, 2019 The Colorado Railroad Museum will be closed to the public for Depot Building Remodels February 17-22. The Museum will re-open to the public at 9:00AM on Saturday February 23, 2019!

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Free Admission For All Federal Employees & Families

Throughout the month of January, the Colorado Railroad Museum will be offering free General Admission to all federal employees and their immediate family members due to the current government shutdown. To receive free admission, employees must present a...

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No Shave November!

MALE CANCER AWARENESS! This month the Colorado Railroad Museum will be participating in No-Shave November. Not familiar with No-Shave November? This is a month-long journey during which participants forgo shaving and grooming in order to evoke conversation and raise...

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New Colorado Trains & Planes Exhibit at DIA!

Colorado Railroad Museum Traveling Exhibit Stops at the Denver International Airport We have been working with the Denver International Airport over the last month and a half to create the exhibit, Colorado Trains & Planes. The partnering organizations include:...

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Pre-Order Colorado Rail Annual No. 33!

Rio Grande Standard Gauge Passenger Trains & Cars Historian Charles Albi: "For the first time, here is the complete story of Rio Grande’s standard gauge passenger car fleet from the wooden cars of the 1880s through to the ski train of the 1980s. Included is a...

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Author Signing: Janet Dawson

Author Janet Dawson will visit the Colorado Railroad Museum this Saturday, October 6, 2018 for a book signing! Enjoy all three volumes of Janet's popular Zephyr series of novels at once and receive a 15% discount* when you order all three title together. Mystery...

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Code 3 Paranormal Investigates the Colorado Railroad Museum

Code 3 Paranormal Is dedicated to investigating paranormal activity in businesses and residential venues. This October they will lead a paranormal tour at the Colorado Railroad Museum on Friday the 26th starting at 7:30PM. Take a peek at what Code 3 Paranormal found...

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Author Signing: John Gruber & John Ryan

Authors John Gruber & John Ryan will be visiting the Museum this Tuesday, May 15 from 1:00PM until 2:00PM. To celebrate the release of their latest titles they will be meeting & speaking with visitors and signing copies of their books. If you are unable to...

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April 2018 Roundhouse Update

Join the Colorado Railroad Museum's Curator of Equipment & Rolling Stock Jeff Taylor as he guides viewers through the active restoration projects taking place at the Cornelius W. Hauck Restoration Facility on the Museum grounds. Updates covered include: D&RGW...

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March 2018 Roundhouse Update

Join the Colorado Railroad Museum's Curator of Equipment & Rolling Stock Jeff Taylor as he guides viewers through the active restoration projects taking place at the Cornelius W. Hauck Restoration Facility on the Museum grounds. Projects covered include a new hood...

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Colorado Experience: Galloping Goose

Take a ride on the Galloping Goose, seven operational railcars that ran through the rugged San Juan mountains from 1931 to 1952. Carrying cargo, mail, and passengers, these “Motors” connected Dolores, Telluride, and Ridgeway with many locations along the Rio Grande...

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Colorado Rail Annual No. 32 Now Available

Colorado Rail Annual 32 Arkansas Valley   -   Greeley East   -   San Luis Central Here are three unusual “Colorado Railroads Without Mountains.” The 15-mile San Luis Central has faithfully served a rich agricultural district in the San Luis Valley for over a century,...

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Super Sale Weekend

Save 30% off all Museum train themed t-shirts November 24-November 27, 2017! Click here to view our selection online.

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