Friday Tour: Test Weight Car

Friday Tour: Test Weight Car

Join Colorado Railroad Museum Executive Director Paul Hammond for a Virtual Tour! Part of the Museum's new "Still Working On The Railroad" initiative. Each tour will focus on a different piece of historic equipment in the Colorado Railroad Museum's collection: this...

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#TBT March 26 2020

#TBT March 26 2020

As part of our "Still Working On The Railroad" initiative we've expanded our regular "#TBT Throwback Thursday" with a new approach! If you like the volunteer photos of steam locomotives highlighted in this slideshow then visit the Colorado Railroad Museum's official...

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Director’s Story Time & Craft: Episode 01

Director’s Story Time & Craft: Episode 01

Join Colorado Railroad Museum Executive Director Paul Hammond for Story Time as he reads some of his favorite, train-themed children's stories weekly online! After Story Time, join Colorado Railraod Museum staff member Roni Krammer for a step-by-step craft activity...

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Roundhouse Update!

Roundhouse Update!

Today Colorado Railroad Museum Roundhouse Foreman Dusty Thomson provides an update highlighting the on-going restoration work taking place in the Cornelius W. Hauck Restoration Facility. Projects covered include: The restoration of Rio Grande Southern Steam Locomotive...

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Still Working On The Railroad!

Still Working On The Railroad!

All Aboard—online! The Colorado Railroad Museum is launching a new series of online content and project updates while the Museum itself is closed in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Planned regular features will include content suitable for Museum members, younger...

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COLORADO RAILROAD MUSEUM CLOSED

COLORADO RAILROAD MUSEUM CLOSED

The Colorado Railroad Museum is closed to the General Public through at least the end of March. Depending on circumstances, this closure may be extended. It is no longer prudent to continue to offer an outdoor gathering place for the community, given the rapid spread...

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TRAIN RIDES CANCELED

TRAIN RIDES CANCELED

Train rides will not be available on Saturday, March 14 at the Colorado Railroad Museum. Our “Galloping Goose” rail car is a close-quarters riding experience, and we believe it’s important to encourage social distancing at this time. We apologize in advance.

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Museum Open, Rails & Cocktails Rescheduled.

Museum Open, Rails & Cocktails Rescheduled.

Due to the incredible snowfall today the Colorado Railroad Museum has rescheduled the evening lecture Rails & Cocktails" Locomotive 20 at home with Jeff Taylor to Friday March 6, 2020. The Museum is open normal business hours, 9:00AM-5:00PM. Come check out the new...

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OM Rotary Snow Plow In Action

OM Rotary Snow Plow In Action

Colorado Railroad Museum volunteer George Lawrence recently donated copies of his "home movies" featuring narrow gauge train operations in the 1970s. Today we are sharing footage of Denver & Rio Grande Western Steam Rotary Snowplow OM in operation on the Cumbres...

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Donor Update & Annual Donation Appeal

Donor Update & Annual Donation Appeal

Celebrating our 60th anniversary this summer has not only prompted us to look back at the wonderful achievements of our past, but to look to the future. The Colorado Railroad Museum has an exciting future ahead, and I hope you’ll join me and the Museum’s entire...

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Colorado Gives Day

Colorado Gives Day

It's the 10th anniversary of Colorado Gives Day. Join thousands of Coloradans to support local nonprofits on Tuesday, December 10, 2019. This annual statewide movement celebrates and increases philanthropy in Colorado through online giving. The $1.5 Million Incentive...

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Cyber Monday

Cyber Monday

December 2, 2019For Cyber Monday the Museum is offering a store-wide 15% discount (excluding magazines, snacks and used books)! Museum members save 30% off (life members get 35% off)! No need to enter a special discount code, the sale is live in our online store, just...

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VOLUNTEER OPEN HOUSE

VOLUNTEER OPEN HOUSE

Saturday October 5, 2019 11:00AM-3:00PM Have you ever wanted to help in your community, and enjoy working with a diverse and interesting group of people? Do you like sharing Colorado’s rich history with visitors from all over the globe? The Colorado Railroad Museum is...

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MUSEUM CLOSED Aug. 24

MUSEUM CLOSED Aug. 24

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

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

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

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!

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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