Colorado Railroad Museum


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.


  • Hours: Open Daily: 9am-5pm The Richardson Library: Tues-Sat: 11am-3pm
  • Total Capacity (if applicable): 30
  • Motor Coach Parking:
  • Event Space:
  • 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


Sep 18, 2019

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...

Sep 18, 2019

The Colorado Railroad Museum Turns 60!
Jun 1, 2019 - Oct 15, 2019

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,...

Sep 18, 2019

Day Out With Thomas Train
Sep 7, 2019 - Sep 22, 2019

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

Sep 18, 2019

Acclaimed railroad artist Howard Fogg produced a large body of work over his lifetime. Leanin' Tree Publishers used many of them to produce holiday cards for the public. Railroad modelers have chosen three of Fogg's cards from the museum's...

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