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Utah State Railroad Museum

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Address: 2501 Wall Ave, Ogden, UT 84401-1359
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+1 801-629-8446
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Mon - Sat 10:00 - 17:00

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TRAINS, TRAINS, TRAINS!!!

A great place for all train enthusiasts! The site has both full blown train engines and cars as well as an inside museum of train exhibits. Some hands on activities as well. You... read more

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augustine1951
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Ogden, Utah
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Ogden, Utah
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11 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great place for all train enthusiasts! The site has both full blown train engines and cars as well as an inside museum of train exhibits. Some hands on activities as well. You will not regret your time spent here. For kids of all ages!

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Roy, Utah
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16 reviews
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Reviewed 16 February 2017

In you are interested in trains, you can't mis this museum. Both for adults and children it is a wonderful experience.

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Brigham City, Utah
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Reviewed 5 February 2017

The Utah State Railroad Museum is on the southwest side of Ogden's Union Station. It features a lot of locomotives from the past and present including the 833 which is a refurbished Northern Class locomotive similar to the Union Pacific Excursion locomotive known as the 844 except the 833 doesn't run. There is also a gas turbine locomotive, and a... More 

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Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Fun for the kids to see all the train cars. They are able to climb some of them. You can take pictures on them. It is overall exciting!

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Illinois
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Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

This is one of the many museums inside of Union Station. There is a great display inside the museum which included information on "The Golden Spike." There is also a nice small model train running around one area of the museum. When you finish inside, go out and have a look at several engines and train cars. Be sure see... More 

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Ogden, Utah
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Reviewed 21 September 2016

We come here frequently when the kids are tired of shopping downtown, or if we want an easy free side trip for an hour or so.

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Ogden, Utah
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

If you are looking for engines, guns, and classic cars this is it. Housed in the original train station the museum outlines Ogden's vast rail road history as well as showcasing Browning guns and classic cars. The huge model train set goes through 4 or 5 rooms!

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Mesa, Arizona
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Reviewed 7 September 2016

Great way to learn about the famed Golden Spike and train travel. Several museums in one building for one cost!

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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Reviewed 30 August 2016

Extremely well organized exhibits, with a great interactive area for the kids and very instructive displays for all ages. Ask to see the History Channel movie on the construction of the Trans Continental railway - it's fascinating.

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Fremont, California
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Reviewed 8 August 2016

We went back to Union Station in Ogden, Utah and took a look at the trains and museum. It was good to go back and look at the trains again. This time my favorite was seeing the Salt Lake City 2002 Olympic Torch Rail Car. It is a well done exhibit of train engine and rail cars.

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