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Durango and Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad and Museum

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Address: 479 Main Avenue, Durango, CO 81301
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Hop aboard a coal-fired, steam-powered locomotive that travels along the...

Hop aboard a coal-fired, steam-powered locomotive that travels along the same railroad tracks that miners, cowboys and the early settlers of the Old West used over a hundred years ago. The route winds in and out of canyons and past open wilderness affording great views. The price of a ticket also includes admission to the D&SNGRR Museum and the Silverton Freight Yard Museum.

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This is one of the two best attractions in Durango. The ride on the old coal driven train is a blast. We opted to to take the coach car which included folks dressed in period... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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The Villages, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This is one of the two best attractions in Durango. The ride on the old coal driven train is a blast. We opted to to take the coach car which included folks dressed in period pieces and shared their history with us. One on the way up another on the way back. The views are spectacular. Silverton is a small... More 

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Pembroke Pines, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If your kids love the book or movie "Polar Express" you need to bring them to the Durango Train station for this ride. They reenact the book with everything from hot chocolate to start the ride, going to the "North Pole", to receiving a bell from Santa Clause and ending with singing Christmas carols and eating cookies. Our kids (12,... More 

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Somers, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Something for everyone! Kids get to climb up and into the old train cars - very interesting and informative. Museum is right at the train station in Durango. Great way to spend an hour when in town. Good for rainy day side trip. We love Durango!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This amazing trip will take you back in time and transport your vacation to a new level. Just wait till you see the river below you and smell the beautiful Colorado air! The sounds and smells of the narrow gauge railroad will forever be in your mind. What a great train trip and then off to Silverton for a fun... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We took the Valentine's train last weekend. It was a very organized affair. For a fixed price you get the trip, a good brunch, champagne or sparking cider, chocolate, excellent cupcakes, two mugs, a rose and lots of free soda or water. There were wandering musicians playing soft rock (Wildfire comes to mind, along with John Denver). Alcoholic drinks were... More 

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Lander, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Our families experience on the DSNG was amazing, the entire experience, beginning to end was AMAZING!!!!!!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took the Romance on the rails brunch train..it was 169.99 but you got brunch, chocolates and souvenirs...it was very fun...we had music, champagne, good food...and they gave prizes to whomever was married the longest..great fun...

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had so much fun. The car attendant was so nice and informative about the different places. The brunch was great. The music was wonderful. The "trash can" of goodies was excellent. The cupcakes and roses was wonderful. The mugs were a great surprise.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is a must go for everyone if you are visiting Durango. We took this train and our kids had a blast during the entire train ride.

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Durango, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

One of the best rides on the DSNG train is to ride in a Deluxe car with Charlie and hear about the railroad in late 1800's and early 1900's. Learn about how the men and women help to settle Durango and Silverton. It's a beautiful trip both ways. There is a favorite spot along the way where the train stops... More 

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