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Colorado Railroad Museum

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Lose track of time year-round at our Depot Museum and 15 acre rail yard featuring over 100 engines, cabooses and coaches, our garden railway and our renowned library and roundhouse restoration facility with working turntable. Special events and train rides behind a vintage steam locomotive throughout the year. Train rides every Saturday. Visit our website for group rates, events and information.

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General
  • Hours: Open Daily: 9am-5pm The Richardson Library: Tues-Sat: 11am-3pm
  • Total Capacity (if applicable): 30
  • Motor Coach Parking:
  • Activities/Tours for Leisure/Business groups:
  • Group Activities Description: We offer group rates for a wide variety of local organizations and clubs. Visit our web site or call for more information.

Meeting Facilities

Facility Info
Meeting Rooms
  • Reception Capacity 30
  • Type of Venue Special Events Venue
  • Type of Event Reception
  • Number of Rooms 2
Birthday Caboose
  • Reception Capacity: 20
Tahoe Dining Car
  • Reception Capacity: 30

Events

Sep 20, 2018

Day Out with Thomas
Sep 8, 2018 - Sep 23, 2018

Thomas the Tank Engine™ will chug into the Colorado Railroad Museum summer 2018. All Thomas fans are invited to come spend the day with their favorite No. 1 engine. For 65 years, children have been captivated by the courageous adventures of...

Day Out with Thomas <p>Thomas the Tank Engine™ will chug into the Colorado Railroad Museum summer 2018.</p> <p>All Thomas fans are invited to come spend the day with their favorite No. 1 engine. For 65 years, children have been captivated by the courageous adventures of Thomas and his engine friends.</p> <p>A Day Out With Thomas is an exciting way for children and grown-ups to enter the world of Thomas &amp; Friends™. The event provides an opportunity for kids to ride on board a train led by Thomas and have their pictures taken with Sir Topham Hatt, the controller of Thomas' railway.</p> <p>Admission includes access to Museum exhibits and model trains, and special Day Out With Thomas activities, including a petting zoo, temporary tattoos, Imagination Station (train table play area), sing-a-longs, bean bag toss, hula hoops, bubbles, ladder golf &amp; a magic show!</p> 17155 W. 44th Ave. Golden, CO America/North_Dakota/Center

Sep 20, 2018

Trick or Treat Train
Oct 27, 2018 - Oct 28, 2018

  • Image Sep 20, 2018
  • Image Colorado Railroad Museum 17155 W. 44th Ave., Golden, CO 80403
  • Image From: 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
  • Image Museum members and Children under 2 are free, Children $5, Adults $15 and Seniors $10

It’s full steam ahead for tricks, treats and trains at the Colorado Railroad Museum! The Railroad Halloween Town is a safe place to enjoy Trick or Treating. Catch a ride behind a historic Denver & Rio Grande Steam Locomotive in vintage...

Trick or Treat Train <p>It’s full steam ahead for tricks, treats and trains at the Colorado Railroad Museum!</p> <p>The Railroad Halloween Town is a safe place to enjoy Trick or Treating. Catch a ride behind a historic Denver &amp; Rio Grande Steam Locomotive in vintage passenger cars hosted by conductors and engineers in full costume.</p> <p>Visit all of the special stops to fill your treat bags and tickle your funny bones including the “not so spooky” Haunted Railcar and the Olde Railroaders Silly Graveyard. Enjoy local food, kettle corn, shaved ice and even get your face painted. Finally, get a great picture of your costume as you pose in front of our Pumpkin Patch cart. Get professional fall portraits by Mama Chicken Photography.</p> <p>Admission includes unlimited rides on our Steam Engine as well as entertainment throughout the grounds. We will be open to the public from 9AM-5PM with entertainment and events running 10AM-4PM.</p> 17155 W. 44th Ave. Golden, CO America/North_Dakota/Center

Sep 20, 2018

The Polar Express
Dec 2, 2018 - Dec 23, 2018

2018 Polar Express Train Ride tickets will go on-sale to Museum members Wednesday August 1st at 9:00AMand to non-members Wednesday August 22 at 9:00AM. PERFORMANCES Performances run select dates November through December. Show Times:...

The Polar Express <p>2018 Polar Express Train Ride tickets will go on-sale to Museum members Wednesday August 1st at 9:00AMand to non-members Wednesday August 22 at 9:00AM.</p> <p>PERFORMANCES<br />Performances run select dates November through December.<br />Show Times: 5:00PM, 6:30PM &amp; 8:00PM<br />Each performance will last approximately 75 minutes.</p> <p>Please arrive 30 minutes early for your designated performance.<br />Museum Members receive a $3 discount per ticket. Children under two can ride free on a ticketed adult's lap. Due to the historic nature of the rail equipment in use, The Polar Express Train Ride is not an ADA accessible event. A $4.00- $11.75 fee is charged per ticket for online orders, phone orders and exchanges. There are no refunds for Polar Express Train Ride tickets. The Polar Express Train Ride is an all-weather event and will operate rain, snow or shine.</p> 17155 W. 44th Ave. Golden, CO America/North_Dakota/Center

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