Due to the road closures in the Golden, CO area for the Colorado Classic Bicycle Race on Saturday August 24, 2019 the Colorado Railroad Museum will be closed. We will re-open on Sunday August 25, 2019 at 9:00AM. The Colorado Classic® presented by VF Corporation (Aug...

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60th Anniversary Celebration

Celebrate the Colorado Railroad Museum’s 60th Anniversary this summer! Thursday-Sunday July 11-14, 2019 <strong>July 13 &amp; 14 Special Event Admission: </strong>Adults $20, kids (2-15) $10, seniors (60+) $15. <em>Museum members, children under...

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Ghosts of the Colorado Railroad Museum

Saturday July 27, 20197:30PM-11:00PMAre you afraid of ghosts? Do you have an interest in the paranormal?Join XX Paranormal Communications for an evening filled with fun, excitement and informative investigation!Admission: $25 ($20 for Museum Members)Doors open at...

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Transcontinental Railroad Symposium

Celebrate the 150th anniversary of the Transcontinental Railroad with a decidedly Colorado twist. Friday, Saturday & Sunday June 7-9, 2019 The top scholars in railroad history explore the struggles undertaken to build one continuous line of track from coast to...

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Day Out With Thomas Tickets On Sale May 15th!

Tickets for the popular 2019 Day Out With Thomas event at the Colorado Railroad Museum will go on-sale to Museum members starting on May 15, 2019 at 9:00AM & to the general public starting at 9:00AM on June 1, 2019. This year the Museum is returning to a flat per...

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Designing the Future: The Works & Career of Otto Kuhler

On display April 18th to June 9th, 2019 at Foothills Art Center. To commemorate our 60th anniversary, the Colorado Railroad Museum has partnered with Foothills Art Center to present an exhibition highlighting the artistry and talent of industrial designer Otto Kuhler....

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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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