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Colorado Railroad Museum

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17155 W. 44th Avenue
Golden, CO 80403 United States
303-279-4591 http://coloradorailroadmuseum.org/plan-your-visit/#hours

January 2020

The Colorado Railroad Museum Turns 60 Exhibit Opening

January 12
Colorado Railroad Museum, 17155 W. 44th Avenue
Golden, CO 80403 United States
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Sixty years ago in July of 1959, the Colorado Railroad Museum opened its doors in Golden, Colorado bent on sharing the history of railroads in Colorado and the Rocky Mountain West. Using archival materials from the permanent collection, this exhibit celebrates the museum’s work over the last 60 years and invites you to participate in our anniversary year celebrations.

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The Friday Tour: The Caboose

January 17
Colorado Railroad Museum, 17155 W. 44th Avenue
Golden, CO 80403 United States
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Each Friday, join us for an hour of exploring a different aspect of Colorado’s railroad history. Each tour covers a specific theme (Locomotives, Cabooses, Railroad Kitchens, Highlight Tours , Settling Colorado or Railroad Post Office Cars)! Tours are subject to change and are based on guide availability. Each week’s theme is explored using a variety of museum resources to help bring the subject to life with the understanding that guests are welcome to continue their visit on their own after…

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Train Rides

January 18
Colorado Railroad Museum, 17155 W. 44th Avenue
Golden, CO 80403 United States

Catch a ride inside the unique Rio Grande Southern “Galloping Goose” Motorcar No. 7! Grounds & exhibits open 9:00AM to 5:00PM. Rides operate 10:00AM to 4:00PM. Admission: $10 adults, $5 children (ages 2-17), $8 seniors (ages 60+). Museum members, children under 2 and active military personnel are free. Ride Tickets: $4 adults (18+), $2, Children (ages 2-17). Free for Museum members. Tickets are available for purchase at the door, no reservations required.

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Images from the Track – Exhibit Closing

January 19
Colorado Railroad Museum, 17155 W. 44th Avenue
Golden, CO 80403 United States
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Closing January 20, 2020 One of the foremost photographers to photograph the great American West, William Henry Jackson’s images had an immense influence on the public’s perception of the American West. A portion of those images were captured here in Colorado as Jackson traveled throughout the west by rail. This exhibit not only showcases the Museum’s collection of Jackson photographs but provides visitors with the opportunity to visit the rail car he traveled and lived in – the Denver &…

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The Friday Tour: Locomotives

January 24
Colorado Railroad Museum, 17155 W. 44th Avenue
Golden, CO 80403 United States
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Each Friday, join us for an hour of exploring a different aspect of Colorado’s railroad history. Each tour covers a specific theme (Locomotives, Cabooses, Railroad Kitchens, Highlight Tours , Settling Colorado or Railroad Post Office Cars)! Tours are subject to change and are based on guide availability. Each week’s theme is explored using a variety of museum resources to help bring the subject to life with the understanding that guests are welcome to continue their visit on their own after…

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Train Rides

January 25
Colorado Railroad Museum, 17155 W. 44th Avenue
Golden, CO 80403 United States
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Catch a ride inside the unique Rio Grande Southern “Galloping Goose” Motorcar No. 7! Grounds & exhibits open 9:00AM to 5:00PM. Rides operate 10:00AM to 4:00PM. Admission: $10 adults, $5 children (ages 2-17), $8 seniors (ages 60+). Museum members, children under 2 and active military personnel are free. Ride Tickets: $4 adults (18+), $2, Children (ages 2-17). Free for Museum members. Tickets are available for purchase at the door, no reservations required.

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The Friday Tour: Highlights Tour

January 31
Colorado Railroad Museum, 17155 W. 44th Avenue
Golden, CO 80403 United States

Each Friday, join us for an hour of exploring a different aspect of Colorado’s railroad history. Each tour covers a specific theme (Locomotives, Cabooses, Railroad Kitchens, Highlight Tours , Settling Colorado or Railroad Post Office Cars)! Tours are subject to change and are based on guide availability. Each week’s theme is explored using a variety of museum resources to help bring the subject to life with the understanding that guests are welcome to continue their visit on their own after…

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February 2020

Train Rides

February 1
Colorado Railroad Museum, 17155 W. 44th Avenue
Golden, CO 80403 United States
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Catch a ride inside the unique Rio Grande Southern “Galloping Goose” Motorcar No. 7! Grounds & exhibits open 9:00AM to 5:00PM. Rides operate 10:00AM to 4:00PM. Admission: $10 adults, $5 children (ages 2-17), $8 seniors (ages 60+). Museum members, children under 2 and active military personnel are free. Ride Tickets: $4 adults (18+), $2, Children (ages 2-17). Free for Museum members. Tickets are available for purchase at the door, no reservations required.

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Railroads and the American Industrial Landscape: Ted Rose Paintings and Photographs – New Exhibit Opening!

February 3
Colorado Railroad Museum, 17155 W. 44th Avenue
Golden, CO 80403 United States
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The railroad is a central American icon and has inspired some of the most important artists of the 19th and 20th centuries including Ted Rose. Rose created stunning, mostly black-and-white photographs of American Industrial settings in the 20th century. The Center for Railroad Photography & Art (www.railphoto-art.org) and the Colorado Railroad Museum have collaborated to present this exhibition.

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The Friday Tour: Highlights Tour

February 7
Colorado Railroad Museum, 17155 W. 44th Avenue
Golden, CO 80403 United States
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Each Friday, join us for an hour of exploring a different aspect of Colorado’s railroad history. Each tour covers a specific theme (Locomotives, Cabooses, Railroad Kitchens, Highlight Tours , Settling Colorado or Railroad Post Office Cars)! Tours are subject to change and are based on guide availability. Each week’s theme is explored using a variety of museum resources to help bring the subject to life with the understanding that guests are welcome to continue their visit on their own after…

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Rescheduled to March 6 – Colorado Rails & Cocktails: Locomotive No 20 at Home with Jeff Taylor

February 7
Colorado Railroad Museum, 17155 W. 44th Avenue
Golden, CO 80403 United States
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Due to inclement weather the Locomotive No. 20 at Home with Jeff Taylor has been rescheduled to Friday March 6, 2020. Tickets for tonight's event will be moved to March 6th, 2020. Call the main Museum office at 303-279-4591 or 1-800-365-6263 if you have any questions!

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Train Rides

February 8
Colorado Railroad Museum, 17155 W. 44th Avenue
Golden, CO 80403 United States
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Catch a ride inside the unique Rio Grande Southern “Galloping Goose” Motorcar No. 7! Grounds & exhibits open 9:00AM to 5:00PM. Rides operate 10:00AM to 4:00PM. Admission: $10 adults, $5 children (ages 2-17), $8 seniors (ages 60+). Museum members, children under 2 and active military personnel are free. Ride Tickets: $4 adults (18+), $2, Children (ages 2-17). Free for Museum members. Tickets are available for purchase at the door, no reservations required.

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The Friday Tour: Railroad Post Office Cars

February 14
Colorado Railroad Museum, 17155 W. 44th Avenue
Golden, CO 80403 United States
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Each Friday, join us for an hour of exploring a different aspect of Colorado’s railroad history. Each tour covers a specific theme (Locomotives, Cabooses, Railroad Kitchens, Highlight Tours , Settling Colorado or Railroad Post Office Cars)! Tours are subject to change and are based on guide availability. Each week’s theme is explored using a variety of museum resources to help bring the subject to life with the understanding that guests are welcome to continue their visit on their own after…

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Train Rides

February 15
Colorado Railroad Museum, 17155 W. 44th Avenue
Golden, CO 80403 United States
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Catch a ride inside the unique Rio Grande Southern “Galloping Goose” Motorcar No. 7! Grounds & exhibits open 9:00AM to 5:00PM. Rides operate 10:00AM to 4:00PM. Admission: $10 adults, $5 children (ages 2-17), $8 seniors (ages 60+). Museum members, children under 2 and active military personnel are free. Ride Tickets: $4 adults (18+), $2, Children (ages 2-17). Free for Museum members. Tickets are available for purchase at the door, no reservations required.

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The Friday Tour: Ted Rose and the Legacy of Railroad Photography

February 21
Colorado Railroad Museum, 17155 W. 44th Avenue
Golden, CO 80403 United States
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Each Friday, join us for an hour of exploring a different aspect of Colorado’s railroad history. Each tour covers a specific theme (Locomotives, Cabooses, Railroad Kitchens, Highlight Tours , Settling Colorado or Railroad Post Office Cars)! Tours are subject to change and are based on guide availability. Each week’s theme is explored using a variety of museum resources to help bring the subject to life with the understanding that guests are welcome to continue their visit on their own after…

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Train Rides

February 22
Colorado Railroad Museum, 17155 W. 44th Avenue
Golden, CO 80403 United States
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Catch a ride inside the unique Rio Grande Southern “Galloping Goose” Motorcar No. 7! Grounds & exhibits open 9:00AM to 5:00PM. Rides operate 10:00AM to 4:00PM. Admission: $10 adults, $5 children (ages 2-17), $8 seniors (ages 60+). Museum members, children under 2 and active military personnel are free. Ride Tickets: $4 adults (18+), $2, Children (ages 2-17). Free for Museum members. Tickets are available for purchase at the door, no reservations required.

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Train Rides

February 29
Colorado Railroad Museum, 17155 W. 44th Avenue
Golden, CO 80403 United States
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Catch a ride inside the unique Rio Grande Southern “Galloping Goose” Motorcar No. 7! Grounds & exhibits open 9:00AM to 5:00PM. Rides operate 10:00AM to 4:00PM. Admission: $10 adults, $5 children (ages 2-17), $8 seniors (ages 60+). Museum members, children under 2 and active military personnel are free. Ride Tickets: $4 adults (18+), $2, Children (ages 2-17). Free for Museum members. Tickets are available for purchase at the door, no reservations required.

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March 2020

The Friday Tour: Highlights Tour

March 6
Colorado Railroad Museum, 17155 W. 44th Avenue
Golden, CO 80403 United States
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Each Friday, join us for an hour of exploring a different aspect of Colorado’s railroad history. Each tour covers a specific theme (Locomotives, Cabooses, Railroad Kitchens, Highlight Tours , Settling Colorado or Railroad Post Office Cars)! Tours are subject to change and are based on guide availability. Each week’s theme is explored using a variety of museum resources to help bring the subject to life with the understanding that guests are welcome to continue their visit on their own after…

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Colorado Rails & Cocktails: Locomotive No. 20 At Home With Jeff Taylor

March 6
Colorado Railroad Museum, 17155 W. 44th Avenue
Golden, CO 80403 United States
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An Evening of Colorado History Relax, have a beverage, and travel back to a time when railroads shaped the American West. Jeff Taylor, Curator of Rolling Stock discusses what’s happening in the Roundhouse and takes us through the restoration of our beloved Locomotive No. 20, now at home. Admission includes 2 beverages of your choice: beer, wine or soda and snacks. Doors open at 5:30PM for early enjoyment of Museum displays, bar opens at 6:30PM and the presentation starts promptly…

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Train Rides

March 7
Colorado Railroad Museum, 17155 W. 44th Avenue
Golden, CO 80403 United States
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Catch a ride inside the unique Rio Grande Southern “Galloping Goose” Motorcar No. 7! Grounds & exhibits open 9:00AM to 5:00PM. Rides operate 10:00AM to 4:00PM. Admission: $10 adults, $5 children (ages 2-17), $8 seniors (ages 60+). Museum members, children under 2 and active military personnel are free. Ride Tickets: $4 adults (18+), $2, Children (ages 2-17). Free for Museum members. Tickets are available for purchase at the door, no reservations required.

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Train Rides & SCFD Free Admission Day

March 12
Colorado Railroad Museum, 17155 W. 44th Avenue
Golden, CO 80403 United States
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To celebrate our partnership with the SCFD (Scientific and Cultural Facilities District) the Museum is proud to offer free general admission to all visitors select Thursdays throughout the year. Catch an optional train ride behind Golden City & San Juan Diesel Engine No. 4, inside vintage passenger cars! Grounds & exhibits open 9:00AM to 5:00PM. Rides operate 10:00AM to 4:00PM. Admission: Free Ride Tickets: $4 Adults (18+), $2 Children (2-17). Museum members and children under the age of 2 are free. Tickets…

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TRAIN RIDES CANCELED

March 14
Colorado Railroad Museum, 17155 W. 44th Avenue
Golden, CO 80403 United States
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TRAIN RIDES CANCELLED: Train rides will not be available on Saturday, March 14 at the Colorado Railroad Museum. Our “Galloping Goose” railcar is a close-quarters riding experience, and we believe it’s important to encourage social distancing at this time. We apologize in advance. Catch a ride inside the unique Rio Grande Southern “Galloping Goose” Motorcar No. 7! Grounds & exhibits open 9:00AM to 5:00PM. Rides operate 10:00AM to 4:00PM. Admission: $10 adults, $5 children (ages 2-17), $8 seniors (ages 60+).…

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Closed to the Public

March 18 - April 18
Colorado Railroad Museum, 17155 W. 44th Avenue
Golden, CO 80403 United States
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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 of the coronavirus. We’re truly saddened to have to make such a decision, but we ask for your understanding in these difficult times. All of our scheduled public activities and events during this same time have…

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The Friday Tour: Locomotives – CANCELED

March 20
Colorado Railroad Museum, 17155 W. 44th Avenue
Golden, CO 80403 United States
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Each Friday, join us for an hour of exploring a different aspect of Colorado’s railroad history. Each tour covers a specific theme (Locomotives, Cabooses, Railroad Kitchens, Highlight Tours , Settling Colorado or Railroad Post Office Cars)! Tours are subject to change and are based on guide availability. Each week’s theme is explored using a variety of museum resources to help bring the subject to life with the understanding that guests are welcome to continue their visit on their own after…

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Train Rides – CANCELED

March 21
Colorado Railroad Museum, 17155 W. 44th Avenue
Golden, CO 80403 United States
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Catch a ride inside the unique Rio Grande Southern “Galloping Goose” Motorcar No. 7! Grounds & exhibits open 9:00AM to 5:00PM. Rides operate 10:00AM to 4:00PM. Admission: $10 adults, $5 children (ages 2-17), $8 seniors (ages 60+). Museum members, children under 2 and active military personnel are free. Ride Tickets: $4 adults (18+), $2, Children (ages 2-17). Free for Museum members. Tickets are available for purchase at the door, no reservations required.

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Behind the Scenes Tour: Roundhouse with Curator of Rolling Stock Jeff Taylor – CANCELED

March 21
Colorado Railroad Museum, 17155 W. 44th Avenue
Golden, CO 80403 United States
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BEHIND THE SCENES TOURS Join staff members of the Colorado Railroad Museum for a unique, behind the scenes tour experience! 1:00PM Saturday, March 21: Roundhouse with Curator of Rolling Stock Jeff Taylor (reservations required by Friday March 20). Tour and Admission: $20 Museum members, $25 non-members. Guests are encouraged to wear appropriate footwear. Tour fee includes daily admission to the Museum, continue to explore on your own after the guided tour concludes! Advance online purchase recommended.

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Spring Break: Going West – CANCELED

March 23
Colorado Railroad Museum, 17155 W. 44th Avenue
Golden, CO 80403 United States
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Your family is invited to join the Museum for a week of special hands-on activities focusing on the railroad’s role in settling Colorado. • Monday: Going West Catch an optional ride behind one of the Museum’s historic “Galloping Goose” Motorcars. Admission: $10 Adults, $5 Children (2-17), $8 Seniors (60+). Museum Members, children under 2 and active military personnel are free. Ride Tickets: $4 Adults (18+), $2 Children (2-17). Museum members and children under 2 are free. Included with Museum admission,…

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The Friday Tour: Ted Rose and the Legacy of Railroad Photography – CANCELED

March 27
Colorado Railroad Museum, 17155 W. 44th Avenue
Golden, CO 80403 United States
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Each Friday, join us for an hour of exploring a different aspect of Colorado’s railroad history. Each tour covers a specific theme (Locomotives, Cabooses, Railroad Kitchens, Highlight Tours , Settling Colorado or Railroad Post Office Cars)! Tours are subject to change and are based on guide availability. Each week’s theme is explored using a variety of museum resources to help bring the subject to life with the understanding that guests are welcome to continue their visit on their own after…

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Train Rides – CANCELED

March 28
Colorado Railroad Museum, 17155 W. 44th Avenue
Golden, CO 80403 United States
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Catch a ride inside the unique Rio Grande Southern “Galloping Goose” Motorcar No. 7! Grounds & exhibits open 9:00AM to 5:00PM. Rides operate 10:00AM to 4:00PM. Admission: $10 adults, $5 children (ages 2-17), $8 seniors (ages 60+). Museum members, children under 2 and active military personnel are free. Ride Tickets: $4 adults (18+), $2, Children (ages 2-17). Free for Museum members. Tickets are available for purchase at the door, no reservations required.

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April 2020

The Friday Tour: Highlights Tour – Canceled

April 3
Colorado Railroad Museum, 17155 W. 44th Avenue
Golden, CO 80403 United States
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Each Friday, join us for an hour of exploring a different aspect of Colorado’s railroad history. Each tour covers a specific theme (Locomotives, Cabooses, Railroad Kitchens, Highlight Tours , Settling Colorado or Railroad Post Office Cars)! Tours are subject to change and are based on guide availability. Each week’s theme is explored using a variety of museum resources to help bring the subject to life with the understanding that guests are welcome to continue their visit on their own after…

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Colorado Rails & Cocktails – Internal Evolution: America’s Railroads Dieselize – Canceled

April 3
Colorado Railroad Museum, 17155 W. 44th Avenue
Golden, CO 80403 United States
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An Evening of Colorado History. Relax, have a beverage, and travel back to a time when railroads shaped the American West. Internal Evolution: America’s Railroads Dieselize Join us as Executive Director Paul Hammond takes us on an illustrated journey through early development, practical advantages and benefits, transition from steam, and the continuing evolution of diesel locomotion in America. Admission: $20 Adults. Ages 21+ only. Admission includes 2 beverages of your choice (beer, wine or soda) and snacks. Bar opens at…

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Train Rides – Canceled

April 4
Colorado Railroad Museum, 17155 W. 44th Avenue
Golden, CO 80403 United States
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Catch a ride inside the unique Rio Grande Southern “Galloping Goose” Motorcar No. 7! Grounds & exhibits open 9:00AM to 5:00PM. Rides operate 10:00AM to 4:00PM. Admission: $10 adults, $5 children (ages 2-17), $8 seniors (ages 60+). Museum members, children under 2 and active military personnel are free. Ride Tickets: $4 adults (18+), $2, Children (ages 2-17). Free for Museum members. Tickets are available for purchase at the door, no reservations required.

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Train Rides & Boulder County Free Day – Canceled

April 10
Colorado Railroad Museum, 17155 W. 44th Avenue
Golden, CO 80403 United States
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To celebrate our partnership with the city of Boulder, CO, the Museum is excited to offer free general admission and train rides select dates to all residents of Boulder County. All visitors can catch a train ride behind Denver & Rio Grande Western Steam Locomotive No. 491 inside vintage passenger cars! Admission: $10 adults, $5 children (ages 2-17), $8 seniors (ages 60+). Museum members, residents of Boulder County, children under 2 and active military personnel are free. Ride Tickets: $4…

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Member Appreciation Day – Canceled

April 10
Colorado Railroad Museum, 17155 W. 44th Avenue
Golden, CO 80403 United States
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The train operate with an exclusive piece of rail equipment with seating reserved for Museum members only! Tickets are available for purchase at the door, no reservations required. The Colorado Railroad Museum may change scheduled operating equipment as needed without providing any notification.

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The Friday Tour: Railroad Post Office Cars – Canceled

April 10
Colorado Railroad Museum, 17155 W. 44th Avenue
Golden, CO 80403 United States
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Each Friday, join us for an hour of exploring a different aspect of Colorado’s railroad history. Each tour covers a specific theme (Locomotives, Cabooses, Railroad Kitchens, Highlight Tours , Settling Colorado or Railroad Post Office Cars)! Tours are subject to change and are based on guide availability. Each week’s theme is explored using a variety of museum resources to help bring the subject to life with the understanding that guests are welcome to continue their visit on their own after…

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Bunny Express Train – Canceled

April 11
Colorado Railroad Museum, 17155 W. 44th Avenue
Golden, CO 80403 United States
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All aboard the Bunny Express Train at the Colorado Railroad Museum. Let the rock of the rails transport you into spring with an annual tradition at the Museum. Your whole family can hop on the Bunny Express Train, featuring the 1880s vintage passenger coach, and experience what it was like to travel 100 years ago. Meet the Easter Bunny and Spike the Railroad Dog. Join in the fun of a Bunny Hop Sack Race, Egg Rolling, Bean Bag Toss, and…

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The Friday Tour: Ted Rose and the Legacy of Railroad Photography – Canceled

April 17
Colorado Railroad Museum, 17155 W. 44th Avenue
Golden, CO 80403 United States
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Each Friday, join us for an hour of exploring a different aspect of Colorado’s railroad history. Each tour covers a specific theme (Locomotives, Cabooses, Railroad Kitchens, Highlight Tours , Settling Colorado or Railroad Post Office Cars)! Tours are subject to change and are based on guide availability. Each week’s theme is explored using a variety of museum resources to help bring the subject to life with the understanding that guests are welcome to continue their visit on their own after…

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Train Rides – Canceled

April 18
Colorado Railroad Museum, 17155 W. 44th Avenue
Golden, CO 80403 United States
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Catch a ride inside the unique Rio Grande Southern “Galloping Goose” Motorcar No. 7! Grounds & exhibits open 9:00AM to 5:00PM. Rides operate 10:00AM to 4:00PM. Admission: $10 adults, $5 children (ages 2-17), $8 seniors (ages 60+). Museum members, children under 2 and active military personnel are free. Ride Tickets: $4 adults (18+), $2, Children (ages 2-17). Free for Museum members. Tickets are available for purchase at the door, no reservations required.

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The Friday Tour: The Caboose – canceled

April 24
Colorado Railroad Museum, 17155 W. 44th Avenue
Golden, CO 80403 United States
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Each Friday, join us for an hour of exploring a different aspect of Colorado’s railroad history. Each tour covers a specific theme (Locomotives, Cabooses, Railroad Kitchens, Highlight Tours , Settling Colorado or Railroad Post Office Cars)! Tours are subject to change and are based on guide availability. Each week’s theme is explored using a variety of museum resources to help bring the subject to life with the understanding that guests are welcome to continue their visit on their own after…

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Train Rides – canceled

April 25
Colorado Railroad Museum, 17155 W. 44th Avenue
Golden, CO 80403 United States
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Catch a ride inside the unique Rio Grande Southern “Galloping Goose” Motorcar No. 7! Grounds & exhibits open 9:00AM to 5:00PM. Rides operate 10:00AM to 4:00PM. Admission: $10 adults, $5 children (ages 2-17), $8 seniors (ages 60+). Museum members, children under 2 and active military personnel are free. Ride Tickets: $4 adults (18+), $2, Children (ages 2-17). Free for Museum members. Tickets are available for purchase at the door, no reservations required.

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Rail Days: A Colorado Field Trip – cledance

April 29 - May 1
Colorado Railroad Museum, 17155 W. 44th Avenue
Golden, CO 80403 United States
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10:00AM-1:00PM Wednesday April 29-Friday May 1, 2020. Registration required by Friday April 17, 2020. Join the Colorado Railroad Museum for a fun-filled day on the rails! This is an extra-special opportunity for an in-depth and extra engaging field trip experience for your students! Your group will see, hear, smell and ride behind an authentic Colorado steam locomotive. Area cultural organizations including Jeffco Libraries, Foothills Art Center, Tesoro Cultural Center, the Forney Museum, the Black American West Museum & Cultural Center and…

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May 2020

The Friday Tour: Highlights Tour – canceled

May 1
Colorado Railroad Museum, 17155 W. 44th Avenue
Golden, CO 80403 United States
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Each Friday, join us for an hour of exploring a different aspect of Colorado’s railroad history. Each tour covers a specific theme (Locomotives, Cabooses, Railroad Kitchens, Highlight Tours , Settling Colorado or Railroad Post Office Cars)! Tours are subject to change and are based on guide availability. Each week’s theme is explored using a variety of museum resources to help bring the subject to life with the understanding that guests are welcome to continue their visit on their own after…

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Train Rides – canceled

May 2
Colorado Railroad Museum, 17155 W. 44th Avenue
Golden, CO 80403 United States
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Catch a ride inside the unique Rio Grande Southern “Galloping Goose” Motorcar No. 7! Grounds & exhibits open 9:00AM to 5:00PM. Rides operate 10:00AM to 4:00PM. Admission: $10 adults, $5 children (ages 2-17), $8 seniors (ages 60+). Museum members, children under 2 and active military personnel are free. Ride Tickets: $4 adults (18+), $2, Children (ages 2-17). Free for Museum members. Tickets are available for purchase at the door, no reservations required.

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Train Talks – canceled

May 5
Colorado Railroad Museum, 17155 W. 44th Avenue
Golden, CO 80403 United States
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11:30AM-12:30PM Join us on the first Tuesday of the month in the upper gallery for lunch and an informal discussion led by railfan community leaders. You bring your lunch and we provide the topic and the presenter! May 5 – Robert Louis Stevenson with Evan Weber Included with general admission: $10 adults, $5 kids 2-15 (under 2 is free), $8 seniors (60+). Museum members and children under age 2 are free!

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#GivingTuesdayNow

May 5
Colorado Railroad Museum, 17155 W. 44th Avenue
Golden, CO 80403 United States
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On Tuesday, May 5, 2020, the Colorado Railroad Museum will be participating in #GivingTuesdayNow, a global day of unity and giving. As you know, the Museum continues to do the good work of restoring and preserving Colorado railroad history in spite of the current closure due to the COVID-19 crisis, but we can’t do it without you! We’ve cut back on expenses, and we are looking ahead to plan for a safe summer of activities. We also have a number of…

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Train Rides & SCFD Free Admission Day – canceled

May 7
Colorado Railroad Museum, 17155 W. 44th Avenue
Golden, CO 80403 United States
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To celebrate our partnership with the SCFD (Scientific and Cultural Facilities District) the Museum is proud to offer free general admission to all visitors select Thursdays throughout the year. Catch an optional train ride behind Golden City & San Juan Diesel Engine No. 4, inside vintage passenger cars! Grounds & exhibits open 9:00AM to 5:00PM. Rides operate 10:00AM to 4:00PM. Admission: Free Ride Tickets: $4 Adults (18+), $2 Children (2-17). Museum members and children under the age of 2 are free. Tickets…

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Train Rides – canceled

May 8
Colorado Railroad Museum, 17155 W. 44th Avenue
Golden, CO 80403 United States
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Catch a ride inside the unique Rio Grande Southern “Galloping Goose” Motorcar No. 7! Grounds & exhibits open 9:00AM to 5:00PM. Rides operate 10:00AM to 2:00PM. Admission: $10 adults, $5 children (ages 2-17), $8 seniors (ages 60+). Museum members, children under 2 and active military personnel are free. Ride Tickets: $4 adults (18+), $2, Children (ages 2-17). Free for Museum members. Tickets are available for purchase at the door, no reservations required.

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The Friday Tour: Railroad Kitchens – canceled

May 8
Colorado Railroad Museum, 17155 W. 44th Avenue
Golden, CO 80403 United States
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Each Friday, join us for an hour of exploring a different aspect of Colorado’s railroad history. Each tour covers a specific theme (Locomotives, Cabooses, Railroad Kitchens, Highlight Tours , Settling Colorado or Railroad Post Office Cars)! Tours are subject to change and are based on guide availability. Each week’s theme is explored using a variety of museum resources to help bring the subject to life with the understanding that guests are welcome to continue their visit on their own after…

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Train Rides – canceled

May 9
Colorado Railroad Museum, 17155 W. 44th Avenue
Golden, CO 80403 United States
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Catch a ride behind inside the unique Rio Grande Southern “Galloping Goose” Motorcar No. 7! Grounds & exhibits open 9:00AM to 5:00PM. Rides operate 10:00AM to 4:00PM. Admission: $10 adults, $5 children (ages 2-17), $8 seniors (ages 60+). Museum members, children under 2 and active military personnel are free. Ride Tickets: $4 adults (18+), $2, Children (ages 2-17). Free for Museum members. Tickets are available for purchase at the door, no reservations required.

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Train – canceled

May 10
Colorado Railroad Museum, 17155 W. 44th Avenue
Golden, CO 80403 United States
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Catch a ride behind Golden City & San Juan Diesel Engine No. 4, inside vintage passenger cars! Grounds & exhibits open 9:00AM to 5:00PM. Rides operate 10:00AM to 4:00PM. Admission: $10 adults, $5 children (ages 2-17), $8 seniors (ages 60+). Museum members, children under 2 and active military personnel are free. Ride Tickets: $4 adults (18+), $2, Children (ages 2-17). Museum members and children under 2 are free. Tickets are available for purchase at the door, no reservations required. The Colorado…

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The Colorado Railroad Museum Turns 60 Exhibit Closes

May 10
Colorado Railroad Museum, 17155 W. 44th Avenue
Golden, CO 80403 United States
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Sixty years ago in July of 1959, the Colorado Railroad Museum opened its doors in Golden, Colorado bent on sharing the history of railroads in Colorado and the Rocky Mountain West. Using archival materials from the permanent collection, this exhibit celebrates the museum’s work over the last 60 years and invites you to participate in our anniversary year celebrations.

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Train Rides – canceled

May 14 - May 15
Colorado Railroad Museum, 17155 W. 44th Avenue
Golden, CO 80403 United States
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Catch a ride inside the unique Rio Grande Southern “Galloping Goose” Motorcar No. 7! Grounds & exhibits open 9:00AM to 5:00PM. Rides operate 10:00AM to 2:00PM. Admission: $10 adults, $5 children (ages 2-17), $8 seniors (ages 60+). Museum members, children under 2 and active military personnel are free. Ride Tickets: $4 adults (18+), $2, Children (ages 2-17). Museum members and children under 2 are free. Tickets are available for purchase at the door, no reservations required. The Colorado Railroad Museum may change…

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The Friday Tour: Locomotives – canceled

May 15
Colorado Railroad Museum, 17155 W. 44th Avenue
Golden, CO 80403 United States
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Each Friday, join us for an hour of exploring a different aspect of Colorado’s railroad history. Each tour covers a specific theme (Locomotives, Cabooses, Railroad Kitchens, Highlight Tours , Settling Colorado or Railroad Post Office Cars)! Tours are subject to change and are based on guide availability. Each week’s theme is explored using a variety of museum resources to help bring the subject to life with the understanding that guests are welcome to continue their visit on their own after…

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Train Rides – canceled

May 16
Colorado Railroad Museum, 17155 W. 44th Avenue
Golden, CO 80403 United States
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Catch a ride behind Golden City & San Juan Diesel Engine No. 4, inside vintage passenger cars! Grounds & exhibits open 9:00AM to 5:00PM. Rides operate 10:00AM to 4:00PM. Admission: $10 adults, $5 children (ages 2-17), $8 seniors (ages 60+). Museum members, children under 2 and active military personnel are free. Ride Tickets: $4 adults (18+), $2, Children (ages 2-17). Museum members and children under 2 are free. Tickets are available for purchase at the door, no reservations required. The Colorado Railroad…

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Train Rides – canceled

May 21 - May 22
Colorado Railroad Museum, 17155 W. 44th Avenue
Golden, CO 80403 United States
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Catch a ride inside the unique Rio Grande Southern “Galloping Goose” Motorcar No. 7! Grounds & exhibits open 9:00AM to 5:00PM. Rides operate 10:00AM to 2:00PM. Admission: $10 adults, $5 children (ages 2-17), $8 seniors (ages 60+). Museum members, children under 2 and active military personnel are free. Ride Tickets: $4 adults (18+), $2, Children (ages 2-17). Museum members and children under 2 are free. Tickets are available for purchase at the door, no reservations required. The Colorado Railroad Museum may change…

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The Friday Tour: Ted Rose and the Legacy of Railroad Photography – canceled

May 22
Colorado Railroad Museum, 17155 W. 44th Avenue
Golden, CO 80403 United States
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Each Friday, join us for an hour of exploring a different aspect of Colorado’s railroad history. Each tour covers a specific theme (Locomotives, Cabooses, Railroad Kitchens, Highlight Tours , Settling Colorado or Railroad Post Office Cars)! Tours are subject to change and are based on guide availability. Each week’s theme is explored using a variety of museum resources to help bring the subject to life with the understanding that guests are welcome to continue their visit on their own after…

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Train Rides – canceled

May 23
Colorado Railroad Museum, 17155 W. 44th Avenue
Golden, CO 80403 United States
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Catch a ride behind Golden City & San Juan Diesel Engine No. 4, inside vintage passenger cars! Grounds & exhibits open 9:00AM to 5:00PM. Rides operate 10:00AM to 4:00PM. Admission: $10 adults, $5 children (ages 2-17), $8 seniors (ages 60+). Museum members, children under 2 and active military personnel are free. Ride Tickets: $4 adults (18+), $2, Children (ages 2-17). Museum members and children under 2 are free. Tickets are available for purchase at the door, no reservations required. The Colorado Railroad…

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Train Rides – canceled

May 24
Colorado Railroad Museum, 17155 W. 44th Avenue
Golden, CO 80403 United States
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Catch a ride inside the unique Rio Grande Southern “Galloping Goose” Motorcar No. 7! Grounds & exhibits open 9:00AM to 5:00PM. Rides operate 10:00AM to 2:00PM. Admission: $10 adults, $5 children (ages 2-17), $8 seniors (ages 60+). Museum members, children under 2 and active military personnel are free. Ride Tickets: $4 adults (18+), $2, Children (ages 2-17). Museum members and children under 2 are free. Tickets are available for purchase at the door, no reservations required. The Colorado Railroad Museum may change…

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Train Rides – canceled

May 28 - May 29
Colorado Railroad Museum, 17155 W. 44th Avenue
Golden, CO 80403 United States
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Catch a ride inside the unique Rio Grande Southern “Galloping Goose” Motorcar No. 7! Grounds & exhibits open 9:00AM to 5:00PM. Rides operate 10:00AM to 2:00PM. Admission: $10 adults, $5 children (ages 2-17), $8 seniors (ages 60+). Museum members, children under 2 and active military personnel are free. Ride Tickets: $4 adults (18+), $2, Children (ages 2-17). Museum members and children under 2 are free. Tickets are available for purchase at the door, no reservations required. The Colorado Railroad Museum may change…

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The Friday Tour: The Caboose – canceled

May 29
Colorado Railroad Museum, 17155 W. 44th Avenue
Golden, CO 80403 United States
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Each Friday, join us for an hour of exploring a different aspect of Colorado’s railroad history. Each tour covers a specific theme (Locomotives, Cabooses, Railroad Kitchens, Highlight Tours , Settling Colorado or Railroad Post Office Cars)! Tours are subject to change and are based on guide availability. Each week’s theme is explored using a variety of museum resources to help bring the subject to life with the understanding that guests are welcome to continue their visit on their own after…

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Dinosaur Express Train – canceled

May 30
Colorado Railroad Museum, 17155 W. 44th Avenue
Golden, CO 80403 United States
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Make fresh tracks through prehistory with a day of exciting activities and surprises for the whole family. Ride behind a steam locomotive and follow the dinosaur tracks around the Museum’s 15-acre rail yard and enjoy dinosaur themed activities hosted by Denver Museum of Nature & Science, Dinosaur Ridge and Morrison Natural History Museum. Check out an epic LEGO Layout created by DENLUG and build your own dino creations. Usborne Books will host Story Time in the Library. Enjoy tasty food…

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Member Appreciation Day – canceled

May 31
Colorado Railroad Museum, 17155 W. 44th Avenue
Golden, CO 80403 United States
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The train operate with an exclusive piece of rail equipment with seating reserved for Museum members only! Tickets are available for purchase at the door, no reservations required. The Colorado Railroad Museum may change scheduled operating equipment as needed without providing any notification.

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Train Rides – canceled

May 31
Colorado Railroad Museum, 17155 W. 44th Avenue
Golden, CO 80403 United States
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Catch a ride behind Denver & Rio Grande Western Steam Locomotive No. 491, inside vintage passenger cars! Grounds & exhibits open 9:00AM to 5:00PM. Rides operate 10:00AM to 4:00PM. Admission: $10 adults, $5 children (ages 2-17), $8 seniors (ages 60+). Museum members, children under 2 and active military personnel are free. Ride Tickets: $4 adults (18+), $2, Children (ages 2-17). Museum members and children under 2 are free. Tickets are available for purchase at the door, no reservations required. The Colorado Railroad…

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June 2020

I Spy LEGO Bricks – New Exhibit Opens!

June 2
Colorado Railroad Museum, 17155 W. 44th Avenue
Golden, CO 80403 United States
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Explore the Colorado Railroad Museum through the world of LEGO bricks. The exhibit highlights specific locomotives and rail cars from the Museum’s collection in LEGO bricks!

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Train Rides

June 4 - June 7
Colorado Railroad Museum, 17155 W. 44th Avenue
Golden, CO 80403 United States
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The Colorado Railroad Museum's mission is to preserve, interpret and display Colorado Railroad heritage! Due to the current on-going health situation the Museum is operating at 50% capacity. A Mask is required for entry to the Museum. During your visit we ask that you wear a mask, and follow appropriate Social Distancing practices on-site. Our staff are taking extra measures to clean and sterilize high-traffic areas and we have installed sanitation stations throughout the grounds for your use. The Colorado…

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The Friday Tour: Highlights Tour

June 5
Colorado Railroad Museum, 17155 W. 44th Avenue
Golden, CO 80403 United States
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Each Friday, join us for an hour of exploring a different aspect of Colorado’s railroad history. Each tour covers a specific theme (Locomotives, Cabooses, Railroad Kitchens, Highlight Tours , Settling Colorado or Railroad Post Office Cars)! Tours are subject to change and are based on guide availability. Each week’s theme is explored using a variety of museum resources to help bring the subject to life with the understanding that guests are welcome to continue their visit on their own after…

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Train Rides

June 6
Colorado Railroad Museum, 17155 W. 44th Avenue
Golden, CO 80403 United States
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Catch a ride behind Golden City & San Juan Diesel Engine No. 4, inside vintage passenger cars! Grounds & exhibits open 9:00AM to 5:00PM. Rides operate 10:00AM to 4:00PM. Admission: $10 adults, $5 children (ages 2-17), $8 seniors (ages 60+). Museum members, children under 2 and active military personnel are free. Ride Tickets: $4 adults (18+), $2, Children (ages 2-17). Free for Museum members. Tickets are available for purchase at the door, no reservations required.

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Train Rides

June 7
Colorado Railroad Museum, 17155 W. 44th Avenue
Golden, CO 80403 United States
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Catch a ride inside the unique Rio Grande Southern “Galloping Goose” Motorcar No. 7! Grounds & exhibits open 9:00AM to 5:00PM. Rides operate 10:00AM to 2:00PM. Admission: $10 adults, $5 children (ages 2-17), $8 seniors (ages 60+). Museum members, children under 2 and active military personnel are free. Ride Tickets: $4 adults (18+), $2, Children (ages 2-17). Free for Museum members. Tickets are available for purchase at the door, no reservations required.

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Train Rides

June 11 - June 14
Colorado Railroad Museum, 17155 W. 44th Avenue
Golden, CO 80403 United States
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The Colorado Railroad Museum's mission is to preserve, interpret and display Colorado Railroad heritage! Due to the current on-going health situation the Museum is operating at 50% capacity. A Mask is required for entry to the Museum. During your visit we ask that you wear a mask, and follow appropriate Social Distancing practices on-site. Our staff are taking extra measures to clean and sterilize high-traffic areas and we have installed sanitation stations throughout the grounds for your use. The Colorado…

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The Friday Tour: Ted Rose and the Legacy of Railroad Photography

June 12
Colorado Railroad Museum, 17155 W. 44th Avenue
Golden, CO 80403 United States
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Each Friday, join us for an hour of exploring a different aspect of Colorado’s railroad history. Each tour covers a specific theme (Locomotives, Cabooses, Railroad Kitchens, Highlight Tours , Settling Colorado or Railroad Post Office Cars)! Tours are subject to change and are based on guide availability. Each week’s theme is explored using a variety of museum resources to help bring the subject to life with the understanding that guests are welcome to continue their visit on their own after…

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Train Rides

June 13
Colorado Railroad Museum, 17155 W. 44th Avenue
Golden, CO 80403 United States
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Catch a ride behind Golden City & San Juan Diesel Engine No. 4, inside vintage passenger cars! Grounds & exhibits open 9:00AM to 5:00PM. Rides operate 10:00AM to 4:00PM. Admission: $10 adults, $5 children (ages 2-17), $8 seniors (ages 60+). Museum members, children under 2 and active military personnel are free. Ride Tickets: $4 adults (18+), $2, Children (ages 2-17). Free for Museum members. Tickets are available for purchase at the door, no reservations required.

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Volunteer Open House

June 13 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Colorado Railroad Museum, 17155 W. 44th Avenue
Golden, CO 80403 United States
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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 now recruiting adults (18 or older) who are interested in volunteering to help communicate the Centennial State’s fascinating heritage of railroading and how it has transformed our state! Want to learn more? Come to our Volunteer Open House on Saturday, June…

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Train Rides

June 14
Colorado Railroad Museum, 17155 W. 44th Avenue
Golden, CO 80403 United States
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Catch a ride inside the unique Rio Grande Southern “Galloping Goose” Motorcar No. 7! Grounds & exhibits open 9:00AM to 5:00PM. Rides operate 10:00AM to 2:00PM. Admission: $10 adults, $5 children (ages 2-17), $8 seniors (ages 60+). Museum members, children under 2 and active military personnel are free. Ride Tickets: $4 adults (18+), $2, Children (ages 2-17). Free for Museum members. Tickets are available for purchase at the door, no reservations required.

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Train Rides

June 18 - June 19
Colorado Railroad Museum, 17155 W. 44th Avenue
Golden, CO 80403 United States
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The Colorado Railroad Museum's mission is to preserve, interpret and display Colorado Railroad heritage! Due to the current on-going health situation the Museum is operating at 50% capacity. A Mask is required for entry to the Museum. During your visit we ask that you wear a mask, and follow appropriate Social Distancing practices on-site. Our staff are taking extra measures to clean and sterilize high-traffic areas and we have installed sanitation stations throughout the grounds for your use. The Colorado…

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The Friday Tour: Galloping Goose

June 19
Colorado Railroad Museum, 17155 W. 44th Avenue
Golden, CO 80403 United States
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Each Friday, join us for an hour of exploring a different aspect of Colorado’s railroad history. Each tour covers a specific theme (Locomotives, Cabooses, Railroad Kitchens, Highlight Tours , Settling Colorado or Railroad Post Office Cars)! Tours are subject to change and are based on guide availability. Each week’s theme is explored using a variety of museum resources to help bring the subject to life with the understanding that guests are welcome to continue their visit on their own after…

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Father’s Day Weekend

June 20 - June 21
Colorado Railroad Museum, 17155 W. 44th Avenue
Golden, CO 80403 United States
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Come on out Saturday and Sunday June 20th and 21st for a Father’s Day Celebration at the Colorado Railroad Museum. Both Saturday and Sunday we will be celebrating All Things Engine with the help of the Front Range Antique Power Association (FRAPA). Check out antique tractors, diesel motors, hit-and-miss engines, Model A and Model T cars and even a Firetruck. Take a ride in a socially distanced passenger car behind our diesel locomotive for a 15-minute tour around our 15…

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Train Rides

June 21
Colorado Railroad Museum, 17155 W. 44th Avenue
Golden, CO 80403 United States
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Catch a ride behind Golden City & San Juan Diesel Engine No. 4, inside vintage passenger cars! Grounds & exhibits open 9:00AM to 5:00PM. Rides operate 10:00AM to 2:00PM. Admission: $10 adults, $5 children (ages 2-17), $8 seniors (ages 60+). Museum members, children under 2 and active military personnel are free. Ride Tickets: $4 adults (18+), $2, Children (ages 2-17). Free for Museum members. Tickets are available for purchase at the door, no reservations required.

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Train Rides

June 25 - June 28
Colorado Railroad Museum, 17155 W. 44th Avenue
Golden, CO 80403 United States
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The Colorado Railroad Museum's mission is to preserve, interpret and display Colorado Railroad heritage! Due to the current on-going health situation the Museum is operating at 50% capacity. A Mask is required for entry to the Museum. During your visit we ask that you wear a mask, and follow appropriate Social Distancing practices on-site. Our staff are taking extra measures to clean and sterilize high-traffic areas and we have installed sanitation stations throughout the grounds for your use. The Colorado…

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The Friday Tour: Railroad Kitchens

June 26
Colorado Railroad Museum, 17155 W. 44th Avenue
Golden, CO 80403 United States
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Each Friday, join us for an hour of exploring a different aspect of Colorado’s railroad history. Each tour covers a specific theme (Locomotives, Cabooses, Railroad Kitchens, Highlight Tours , Settling Colorado or Railroad Post Office Cars)! Tours are subject to change and are based on guide availability. Each week’s theme is explored using a variety of museum resources to help bring the subject to life with the understanding that guests are welcome to continue their visit on their own after…

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Closed Mondays

June 29
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 am on Monday, repeating until December 31, 2020

Colorado Railroad Museum, 17155 W. 44th Avenue
Golden, CO 80403 United States
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To allow for additional, regular cleaning plus help us to adequately staff the Museum as we reopen, we will now be CLOSED on Mondays (we previously were open daily). But don’t worry, we’ll still be open six days each week: Tuesday through Sunday, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. For information on hours & admission, click here! For a calendar of events, click here! For questions email Info@crrm.org, click here!

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July 2020

Thrilling Thursdays & Train Rides

July 2
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 am on Thursday, repeating until August 16, 2020

Colorado Railroad Museum, 17155 W. 44th Avenue
Golden, CO 80403 United States
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Join us for Thrilling Thursdays 10 a.m. - 2 p.m! Included with regular admission. Each Thursday features special guests and demonstrations. A new Pop-Up Exhibit will explore our weekly theme, and kids can search for our mascot, Spike! Topics explored include the nuts and bolts of how trains work, to more imaginative themes like “Railroad Photography” and “Working on the Railroad.” Bring your kids, grandkids and friends to enjoy the story of railroads! CLICK HERE ORDER TICKETS ONLINE Admission: $10…

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The Friday Tour & Train RIdes

July 3
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 am on Friday, repeating until August 16, 2020

Colorado Railroad Museum, 17155 W. 44th Avenue
Golden, CO 80403 United States
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Join us for The Friday Tour 1 p.m. - 2 p.m! Every Friday, join us for an hour of exploring a different aspect of Colorado’s railroad history with a themed, guided tour! Each week’s theme is explored using a variety of museum resources to help bring the subject to life, and guests are welcome to continue their visit on their own after the tour ($3 per person, in addition to regular Museum Admission). CLICK HERE ORDER TICKETS ONLINE Admission: $10…

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Touring The Rails & Train Rides

July 4
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 am on Saturday, repeating until August 16, 2020

Colorado Railroad Museum, 17155 W. 44th Avenue
Golden, CO 80403 United States
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Join us each weekend for Touring the Rails 10 a.m. - 2 p.m! Volunteers are stationed at key locations throughout our outdoor Railyard to answer questions and point out some of railroading’s less obvious but more universal aspects between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Learn how our turntable uses balance and leverage so a single person can push a steam locomotive all by themselves—and try your hand! Marvel at the primitive safety environment of the 19th century, and see how…

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Touring The Rails & Train Rides

July 5
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 am on Sunday, repeating until August 16, 2020

Colorado Railroad Museum, 17155 W. 44th Avenue
Golden, CO 80403 United States
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Join us each weekend for Touring the Rails 10 a.m. - 2 p.m! Volunteers are stationed at key locations throughout our outdoor Railyard to answer questions and point out some of railroading’s less obvious but more universal aspects between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Learn how our turntable uses balance and leverage so a single person can push a steam locomotive all by themselves—and try your hand! Marvel at the primitive safety environment of the 19th century, and see how…

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Closed Mondays

July 6
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 am on Monday, repeating until December 31, 2020

Colorado Railroad Museum, 17155 W. 44th Avenue
Golden, CO 80403 United States
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To allow for additional, regular cleaning plus help us to adequately staff the Museum as we reopen, we will now be CLOSED on Mondays (we previously were open daily). But don’t worry, we’ll still be open six days each week: Tuesday through Sunday, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. For information on hours & admission, click here! For a calendar of events, click here! For questions email Info@crrm.org, click here!

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Thrilling Thursdays & Train Rides

July 9
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 am on Thursday, repeating until August 16, 2020

Colorado Railroad Museum, 17155 W. 44th Avenue
Golden, CO 80403 United States
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Join us for Thrilling Thursdays 10 a.m. - 2 p.m! Included with regular admission. Each Thursday features special guests and demonstrations. A new Pop-Up Exhibit will explore our weekly theme, and kids can search for our mascot, Spike! Topics explored include the nuts and bolts of how trains work, to more imaginative themes like “Railroad Photography” and “Working on the Railroad.” Bring your kids, grandkids and friends to enjoy the story of railroads! CLICK HERE ORDER TICKETS ONLINE Admission: $10…

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