Museum Timetable

Holiday and seasonal trains along with special rail-related events highlight the Museum’s annual Timetable. Select events include a ride behind one of the Museum’s steam or diesel locomotives in passenger cars from different eras in Colorado railroad history or in one of the famous Rio Grande Southern “Gallopin’ Goose” Motorcars.

Thanks to our partners Visit Golden & SCFD and sponsor All Support All Computers.

THEME EVENTS

DAY OUT WITH THOMAS
September 7 & 8, 14 & 15 and 21 & 22
More information coming soon!

THE POLAR EXPRESS TRAIN RIDE
November 13-17, 20-24, 29 & 30
December 1, 4-8, 11-15 & 17-23
More information coming soon!

Theme Events are unique trademarked experiences with unique pricing, schedules and attractions.

Reserved admission tickets are required. Museum Members receive a discount and the first opportunity to purchase Theme Event tickets.

FREE ADMISSION DAYS

SCFD SPONSORED FREE DAYS
To celebrate our partnership with the SCFD the Museum is proud to offer free general admission to all visitors select Thursdays throughout the year:

2019 Schedule

October 10

Catch an optional ride behind one of the Museum’s historic “Gallopin’ Goose” Motorcars.

Admission: Free
Ride Tickets: $4 Adults (16+), $2 Children (2-15). Museum members receive $1 discount per ticket. Children under 2 are free on a ticketed parent’s lap.

BOULDER COUNTY FREE DAYS
To celebrate our partnership with the City of Boulder the Museum is proud to offer free general admission to all Boulder County residents select Fridays throughout the year:

2019 Schedule

August 16 & October 25

Catch a ride behind one of the Museum’s historic steam locomotives in vintage passenger cars.

Admission: Boulder Residents Free, $10 Adults, $5 Children (2-15), $8 Seniors (60+). Residents of Boulder, Museum Members and Children under 2 are free.
Ride Tickets: Boulder Residents Free, $4 Adults (16+), $2 Children (2-15). Museum members receive $1 discount per ticket. Children under 2 are free on a ticketed parent’s lap.

FREE PARENT DAYS
Celebrate parents this summer with free admission on select holidays for the parent of honor.

2019 Schedule

May 11 & 12 – Mother’s Day Weekend
June 15 & 16 – Father’s Day Weekend

Admission: Honored parents Free, $10 Adults, $5 Children (2-15), $8 Seniors (60+). Residents of Boulder, Museum Members and Children under 2 are free.
Ride Tickets: $4 Adults (16+), $2 Children (2-15). Museum members receive $1 discount per ticket. Children under 2 are free on a ticketed parent’s lap.

SPECIAL EVENTS

2019 Schedule
June 1 & 2 – WILD WEST TRAIN
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August 17 & 18 – DINOSAUR EXPRESS TRAIN
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October 26 & 27 – TRICK OR TREAT TRAIN
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Admission rates: $15 Adults, $5 Children (2-15), $10 Seniors (60+). Museum Members and Children under 2 are free.

Order Tickets Online Here

Admission is valid all day and includes activities and unlimited rides behind a steam locomotive. Rides operate 10:00AM to 4:00PM.

RIDE THE RAILS DAYS

THURSDAYS–SUNDAYS (May-August)
May 16, 17, 18 & 19, 23. 24. 25 & 26, 30 & 31
June 6, 7, 8 & 9, 13, 14, 15 & 16, 20, 21, 22 & 23, 27, 28, 29 & 30
July 4, 5, 6 & 7, 18. 19. 20 & 21, 25, 26, 27 & 28
August 1, 2, 3 & 4, 8, 9, 10 & 11

SATURDAYS
August 24 & 31
October 5, 12 & 19

Rides depart twice per hour from 10:00AM to 2:00PM (10:00AM to 4:00PM Saturdays).

Admission: $10 Adults, $5 Children (2-15), $8 Seniors (60+). Museum Members and Children under 2 are free.
Ride Tickets: $4 Adults (16+), $2 Children (2-15). Museum members receive $1 discount per ticket. Children under 2 are free on a ticketed parent’s lap.

Tickets are available for purchase at the door, no reservations required.

PRIVATE EVENT RENTALS

The Colorado Railroad Museum offers the perfect setting year-round, for your next “Train-Themed” birthday party, event or celebration. Select from several historic railcars located on the Museum’s 15-acre railyard, located in scenic Golden, Colorado or reserve the outdoor Picnic Pavilion for a privet experience.

Learn more about hosting your next event at the Museum here.

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15-acre railyard with over 100 locomotives is waiting for you to explore. 

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