Pokemon Go in a Railroad Setting

Pokemon Go is sweeping the globe and visitors have discovered 7 PokeStops and 2 PokeGyms on the Museum grounds. To celebrate we are offering Pokemon Go Trainers a special discount. Simply show your device when checking in at the main entrance and each player with the...

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Now in stock…

We have added several new items to the shop and wanted to highlight some of them here. C&S Clear Creek District Memories & Then Some, a highly anticipated book by authors Tom & Denise Klinger, is now available in shop and online. Author Thomas "Tom" A....

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Eating on the Rails Review

The Railroadiana Express recently published a review of the Museum's new Eating on the Rails exhibit written by Producer and Museum Advisory Board member Richard Luckin. Click here to read the PDF article.

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Colorado Trains in Building Blocks

The Colorado Railroad Museum is excited to share these images of our new Colorado Trains in Building Blocks exhibit. The models on display were created by modeling members of DENLUG (Denver Lego User Group) and COLA (Colorado Lego Association). We hope railfans will...

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Now In Stock…

The staff at the Colorado Railroad Museum is excited to present a wide selection of Colorado Railroad Museum themed merchandise now available online in the Depot General Store! New products include SKi Train T-Shirts new mugs, glasses and a flask with a removable shot...

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Amtrak Residency

What is Amtrak Residency? Amtrak Residency was designed to allow creative professionals who are passionate about train travel and writing to work on their craft in an inspiring environment. Round-trip train travel is provided on an Amtrak long-distance route. Each...

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New Book Club Selection

The Colorado Railroad Museum Book Club selected The Signal Man as their next title at their monthly meeting April 12. The Signal-Man (1866) is a short story by the English writer Charles Dickens (1812-1870). In this story, one of the author’s lesser known works first...

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Iron Horse News April 2016

Join the staff and volunteers of the Colorado Railroad Museum for a behind-the-scenes look at all of the work that went into the new Eating on the Rails: A Look at Dining on Railroads exhibit. Read more about the new exhibit.

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2016 Track Project

The Colorado Railroad Museum is reconditioning the entire loop of operating track this spring with help from Martin Marietta and the Antonito Track Crew from the Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railway. The Museum track project will be complete before the end of March 2016.

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Turntable Challenge Complete

Today Colorado Railroad Museum staff enjoyed a meal consisting of Carolina Style Pulled-Pork BBQ, Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, Cheerwine Soda and Red Oak Amber Lager while watching our NC Transportation Museum colleague's spoken rendition of the Denver Broncos Fight Song....

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Volunteering in the Roundhouse

We liked this video from Colorado Railroad Museum volunteer Richard Kuberski so much that we had to share it. Join the staff and volunteers of the Colorado Railroad Museum as they continue restoration work in the Cornelius W. Hauck Roundhouse Restoration Facility....

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Join Colorado Railroad Museum staff members Mike Spera and Danielle Ghear as they provide a quick video update on some of the on-going projects taking place at the Colorado Railroad Museum this week.

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New Exhibit Under Construction

Monday February 22, 2016 - Today Museum staff and volunteers began removing the Railroading Now: 1970 to Present exhibit from the Lower Gallery in the main Museum Depot Building. The new exhibit, Eating on the Rails: A Look at Dining on Railroads is expected to open...

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2016 Auction Catalog Now Available

We are excited to bring you the 2016 Colorado Railroad Museum Auction Catalog.  You’ll find nearly 700 items this year that represent surplus, out of scope, or duplicate materials.  We know you will enjoy perusing the catalog because there is something for every...

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Ballast Donation

The Colorado Railroad Museum would like to thank Martin Marietta Materials Division for their donation of much needed ballast that will allow us to completely elevate and level our tracks! When you ride the rails with us this summer, remember our friends at Martin...

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Railroad Themed Art Sale

The Colorado Railroad Museum is holding a special art sale during the Trick or Treat Train Steam-Up on Halloween! Here is your opportunity to add original railroad art, prints, photographs, posters, maps and more to your collection. A large variety of pieces are...

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Roundhouse Update with Mike Spera

What a busy couple of weeks! In this video the Museum's Master Mechanic & Grants manager Mike Spera takes a moment to talk about several major projects currently under way. Specifically, we'll take a look at the new ash pit/coaling station and the first stage of...

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Discounted Rails & Cocktails tickets on-sale

Join the Colorado Railroad Museum and Producer Richard Luckin for another informative Rails & Cocktails event: Richard Luckin's Dome Car Magic. Click here to purchase discounted tickets now Dome Car Magic chronicles the history of the glamorous railroad...

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