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Colorado Railroad Museum

17155 W 44th Ave, Golden, CO 80403-1621
+1 303-279-4591
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Not worth the cost

The only train you could get into was the engine outside the main office, and even that wasn't that... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
SnoopsAndSnoopsgirl
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Home of the Greatest Snow on Earth
For the Love of Trains

If you are train enthusiast you will love this place! The fee is reasonable for everyone, seniors... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Roxanne B
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Lose track of time year-round at our Depot Museum and 15-acre railyard featuring over 100 engines, cabooses and coaches, Garden and HO layouts, renowned library and roundhouse restoration facility with working turntable. Special events and train rides behind a vintage steam locomotive throughout the year. Train rides each Saturday. Visit our website for group rates, events and information.
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good34%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“love trains” (34 reviews)
“model trains” (22 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
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17155 W 44th Ave, Golden, CO 80403-1621
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+1 303-279-4591
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The only train you could get into was the engine outside the main office, and even that wasn't that exciting. The trains were not running while we were there as it was a weekday, and we felt that the price should be discounted when you...More

Thank SnoopsAndSnoopsgirl
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you are train enthusiast you will love this place! The fee is reasonable for everyone, seniors are $8. If you have AAA you save a dollar. The is an interesting film, a working miniature train in the basement along with other cool stuff. The...More

1  Thank Roxanne B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our son is a 8 year old train fanatic so on our trip he wanted to go here. We bought tickets to ride the galloping goose. Which later we refunded because it ended up not being the goose and the other train that was going...More

Thank wilkins_10
CORailroadMuseum, Multimedia Coordinator at Colorado Railroad Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for visiting the Colorado Railroad Museum and for taking the time to leave a review. While we do our best to post information online about upcoming operations it is difficult to say with certainty which piece of equipment will be operate during daily...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

90% of the museum is outside, so be prepared. It's a self guided tour. There are a lot of photo opportunities with many trains.

Thank Charlotte S
CORailroadMuseum, Multimedia Coordinator at Colorado Railroad Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for visiting the Colorado Railroad Museum and for taking the time to leave your feedback.

Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

I grew up looking at my father's steam engine books as a child. Despite having the love of trains instilled in me at a young age, the Railroad Museum was somewhat of a disappointment. If you like looking at old, stationary, trains you may enjoy...More

Thank Honeybee5108
Reviewed 13 May 2017

Most of the exhibits were closed for maintenance so it left us with very limited options when it came to looking at the trains. In addition, its right across the street from a water treatment plant which leads to quite nauseating smells whenever the wind...More

1  Thank Bryan G
CORailroadMuseum, Multimedia Coordinator at Colorado Railroad Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 15 May 2017

Thank you for visiting the Museum and for taking the time to leave a review. I have shared your feedback with our team and appreciate your honesty.

Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

You'll not find another place with so many trains to explore, climb on and walk through. The big engines are really big. The small trains are tiny. And the specialty trains are really special. If you love trains, this is the place of your dreams.

Thank StraightA51
CORailroadMuseum, Multimedia Coordinator at Colorado Railroad Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 May 2017

Thank you for visiting the Colorado Railroad Museum and for taking the time to leave a review!

Reviewed 25 March 2017

was here on vacation thought we would stop and take in some of the local sights. this shouldn't have been one of them. their "train" ride is 2 laps around a yard, not fun, the museum is old, not much interactive activities for the kids....More

Thank DANDAUTO
CORailroadMuseum, Multimedia Coordinator at Colorado Railroad Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 27 March 2017

Thank you for visiting the COlorado Railroad Museum and for taking the time to leave your feedback.

Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

We had a hard time getting my sons (ages 6, 8, 10, 13) to leave because they loved this place. In the basement, there is a huge toy train exhibit. Outside, you can walk inside of every train car imaginable.

Thank Teammilitello
CORailroadMuseum, Multimedia Coordinator at Colorado Railroad Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 20 March 2017

Thank you for visiting the Colorado Railroad Museum in Golden Colorado and for taking the time to leave a review afterwards!

Reviewed 13 March 2017

Fun place to spend an afternoon if you're a fan of history, trains, or have a child who is into Thomas and Friends. We took our grandson and had to drag him away after many hours exploring. Unpretentious and refreshingly authentic.

Thank mommajowens
CORailroadMuseum, Multimedia Coordinator at Colorado Railroad Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 15 March 2017

Thank you for visiting the Museum and for taking the time to leave such a nice review! I have shared it with our staff and we hope to see you on-site again soon!

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Diane K
does this attraction accommodate seniors?
22 July 2016|
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Response from CORailroadMuseum | Property representative |
The museum welcomes guests of all ages. For general admission we do offer individuals 60 and older a discounted senior rate (general admission is not available during Day Out With Thomas, Polar Express & Lecture... More
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Aaron A
Are dogs permitted on the grounds?
6 September 2015|
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Response from CORailroadMuseum | Property representative |
Unfortunately no. Due to insurance regulations the only animals allows inside the grounds are service animals.
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