TRAIN RIDES

Ride The Rails Select Dates In 2023

The familiar whistle has always promised adventure. The gentle rock of the rails has set the rhythm of our lives. Climb aboard one of our locomotives on static display and you can re-live the magic of the rails all over again! Then, catch a ride on-board a passenger car pulled by a powerful locomotive!

Rides: $4 adults, $2 ages 2-17. Admission: $10 adults, $5 ages 2-17, $8 seniors ages 60+. Free for Museum members. Children under age 2 do not require a ticket.

Train Rides depart every 30 minutes 10am-3p.m. on Saturdays in January thru mid-May & October! Summer rides are available Thursdays-Sundays mid-May thru mid-August! Click Here to order Train Ride Tickets!

Catch a ride on-board the unique Rio Grande Southern “Galloping Goose” Motorcar select Tuesdays! Rides depart every 30 minutes 10am-2p.m. the first and third Tuesday* each month, January 17-May 1, 2023! Click Here to order Goose Ride Tickets!

The Colorado Railroad Museum features a large, outdoor exhibit space and is effectively an active rail yard. Please wear appropriate clothing for Colorado weather and good footwear – we recommend good walking shoes or hiking boots as well as flexible layers. Grounds open 9am–5pm. Rides depart every 30 minutes 10am-3pm (crews take a lunch break at 12:30pm).

*Goose Rides do not operate during SPRING BREAK March 21, 2023.

DAY OUT WITH THOMAS™
The Colorado Railroad Museum hosts this family favorite event annually each year in September. Click Here to learn more!

THE POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Ride
Each holiday season the Colorado Railroad Museum hosts this magical event in November & December. Click Here to learn more!

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The Friday Tour

Highlights Tour every Friday 10:30AM-11:30AM Special Topic Tour every Friday 1:30PM-2:30PM Guided Theme Tour: $3 plus General Admission (Free for Museum Members, ages under 2). Each Friday, the Museum offers […]

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Colorado Railroad Museum, 17155 W. 44th Avenue
Golden, CO 80403 United States
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The Friday Tour

Highlights Tour every Friday 10:30AM-11:30AM Special Topic Tour every Friday 1:30PM-2:30PM Guided Theme Tour: $3 plus General Admission (Free for Museum Members, ages under 2). Each Friday, the Museum offers […]

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Colorado Railroad Museum, 17155 W. 44th Avenue
Golden, CO 80403 United States
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Train Rides

The familiar whistle has always promised adventure. The gentle rock of the rails has set the rhythm of our lives. Climb aboard one of our locomotives on static display and […]

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Colorado Railroad Museum, 17155 W. 44th Avenue
Golden, CO 80403 United States
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Storybook Tour

10am 1st Tuesday Each Month This one of a kind tour takes you on a trip throughout the Museum’s rail yard inspired by some of the best of children’s literature! […]

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Colorado Railroad Museum, 17155 W. 44th Avenue
Golden, CO 80403 United States
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Galloping Goose Rides

Catch a ride on-board the unique Rio Grande Southern "Galloping Goose" Motorcar No. 7 select Tuesdays! Rides depart every 30 minutes 10am-2p.m. the first and third Tuesday each month, January […]

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Colorado Railroad Museum, 17155 W. 44th Avenue
Golden, CO 80403 United States
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15-acre railyard with over 100 locomotives is waiting for you to explore. 

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Golden, CO 80403

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