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Forney Museum of Transportation

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The Forney Museum of Transportation is a one-of-a-kind collection of over 600 artifacts relating to historical transportation. It began 60 years ago with a single 1921 Kissel, but soon expanded to include vehicles of all kinds. Today it includes not just vehicles, but also buggies, motorcycles, steam locomotives, aircraft, carriages, rail equipment, fire apparatus, public transportation, sleighs, bicycles, toys and diecast models, vintage apparel and much, much more! Also view Amelia Earhart's Kissel Car! Admission: Adults (13-61) $11, Children (3-12) $5, Seniors (62+) $9.

Amenities

General
General
  • Miles to CCC: 3
  • Miles to airport: 20
  • Event Space:
  • Total Capacity (if applicable): 500
  • Motor Coach Parking:
  • Onsite Parking Spaces: 110
  • Activities/Tours for Leisure/Business groups:
  • Group Activities Description: We provide both self-guided and guided tours for groups of 10 or more. Self-guided groups receive a group discount of $1 off each regular admission and guided groups are admitted for an additional cost. Guided tours are 45 minutes to 1 hour for adults and seniors and 30 minutes for children. We can tailor a tour for your specific interests and we offer Highlights of the Forney Museum or Famous American Inventors. The museum is wheelchair accessible throughout with the exception of the entrance to the Big Boy cab and the vehicles guests may sit in.
  • Group Performance Venues:
  • Group Performance Description: Group performance space is available in the exhibit hall for groups of 10 to 350. Maximum of 350 guests and performers. Must be scheduled 3 weeks in advance.
  • Hours: Mon-Sat: 10am-4pm Sun: 12pm-4pm

Meeting Facilities

Facility Info
Meeting Rooms
  • Exhibits Space
  • Description The Forney Museum of Transportation welcomes the private and public use of its facilities. Have your conferences, social gatherings, workshops, classes, meetings, parties, birthday celebrations and more in an environment that is filled with history!
  • Largest Room 500
  • Reception Capacity 500
  • Space Notes Complimentary internet and free parking.
  • Catering Any licensed caterer
  • Type of Venue Gallery/Museum
  • Type of Event Reception, Banquet, Tradeshow/Expo
  • Banquet Capacity 350
  • Number of Rooms 3
Exhibit Hall
  • Banquet Capacity: 350
  • Reception Capacity: 500
Meeting Room
  • Banquet Capacity: 60
  • Reception Capacity: 100
The Gallery
  • Banquet Capacity: 15
  • Reception Capacity: 25

Events

  • Image 4303 Brighton Blvd., Denver, CO 80216
  • Image $15 - single; $25 - couple

Enjoy a special evening at the Forney Museum of Transportation listening to Denver’s newest and most energetic powerhouse variety band, Groove ‘N Motion. Your evening includes full access to the museum, light hor d’oeuvres, cash bar, and a dynamic...

Groove N’ Motion performs at the Forney Transportation Museum <p>Enjoy a special evening at the Forney Museum of Transportation listening to Denver’s newest and most energetic powerhouse variety band, Groove ‘N Motion. Your evening includes full access to the museum, light hor d’oeuvres, cash bar, and a dynamic performance of classics from Earth, Wind &amp; Fire, Chicago, and Tower of Power, as well as current well-known hits.<br /><br />Groove N’ Motion features some of Denver’s best rhythm and horn musicians as well as four of the area’s finest vocalists. They specialize in horn-driven selections as well as pop, Latin, jazz, funk, soul, and rhythm &amp; blues. Their sound is tight, energetic, and contagious.<br /><br />If you have questions about the show or purchasing tickets please contact Scott at (303) 521-8206 or scott@groovenmotion.com.<br /><br />The Forney Transportation Museum contains a unique and extensive collection of over 600 artifacts relating to historical transportation. Walk through history and see Amelia Earhart’s personal car, the rare Big Boy steam locomotive, and many antique automobiles. </p> America/North_Dakota/Center

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