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Colorado Railroad Museum

Location & Contact Information

  • 17155 West 44th Avenue, Golden, CO 80403
  • Phone: 303-279-4591 or 1-800-365-6263
  • Toll-free: (800) 365-6263
  • Email:
  • Website:
  • Hours of Operation: Open Tuesdays-Sundays, 9:00AM-5:00PM. Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas, New Year Eve and New Year Day. Rides operate most Saturdays 10:00AM-3:00PM January-Octoberm Thursdays-Sundays mid-May thru mid-August. Capacity is limited, advance reservations are recommended. Order online at While we’re excited to once again share Colorado’s rich heritage with guests, as an educational institution we also must affirm that that “safety remains our first priority.” Thus, as of June 2 we are implementing new procedures and operating hours, along with new requirements for our guests. These join even more stringent requirements for our paid and volunteer staff team which have been implemented during the closure period. Learn more online at:


Lose track of time year-round at the Colorado Railroad Museum in Golden, CO.  At their Depot Museum and 15-acre rail yard, guests will find over 100 engines, cabooses, coaches, a garden railway, and their renowned library. Their roundhouse restoration facility with working turntable is a popular place. **Special events and train rides behind a vintage steam locomotive throughout the year. Special events include the annual, very popular, Day out With Thomas! Train rides each Saturday! **Please check the Colorado Railroad Musuem's website for train ride information.  



Recurring weekly on Tuesday
Location: virtual
Roundhouse Update
Recurring weekly on Tuesday
Location: Virtual
Train Rides at the Colorado Railroad Museum
Recurring weekly on Sunday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
The Friday Tour
Dates vary between October 9, 2020 - December 18, 2020
Polar Express
Recurring weekly on Sunday until December 20, 2020