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Colorado Model Railroad Museum

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Address: 680 10th St, Greeley, CO 80631
Phone Number: +1 970-392-2934
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Sun 13:00 - 16:00
Fri - Sat 10:00 - 16:00

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A must see for train enthusiasts - of any age!

Awesome experience and I don't even collect or play with trains. Give yourself an hour, maybe two to fully appreciate all the intricacy that went into this working museum staffed... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
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Seattle, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Awesome experience and I don't even collect or play with trains. Give yourself an hour, maybe two to fully appreciate all the intricacy that went into this working museum staffed by volunteer collectors and enthusiasts. You'll be glad you did.

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Johnstown, Colorado
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8 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

This was a pleasant surprise and not expected. The overall layout was well thought through for all ages. Even my one year old could stand on a little pedestal and see all the trains from above ... which she quite enjoyed! My 4 year old was just amazed by all the train tunnels and did not get bored for over... More 

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Calgary, Ab
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37 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Really enjoyed wandering through here and seeing all the detail put into this model railroad layout. All the little details and nuances are amazing. The history that is in this room to do with the Historical Colorado Railroad is mind blowing. I only had about an hour to rush through but you could easily take a day and explore and... More 

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Devon, England
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

My second visit from England and it just gets better. There is so much to see it's impossible on one visit. From giant cliffs 15 feet high and oil-tank trains of 98 wagons - I bet they don't pack that away at the end of the day - down to detailed grasses and the 2 guys in the river whilst... More 

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Greeley, Colorado
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

This is a fantastic place to visit; something for the whole family. There is a lot of activity as there are about 14+ trains running at one time. The scenery is fabulous and there are activities for the small children as well. There is an historic model of the Fitzgerald ship lost at sea. It is well worth the admission... More 

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Downs, Kansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

The Colorado Model Railroad Museum is housed in a building specifically built for it & is home to an incredible HO scale layout. I have seen layouts offering as much track space but have never seen a layout to equal this one. 28,000 individual artificial trees were used in the layout to impart extra realism. Due to the layout's size,... More 

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Greeley, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

The railroad museum is an incredible model railroad layout. The attention to detail is amazing. You will not be disappointed!

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Greeley, Colorado
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

Great for all ages. Very well done and docents are friendly and knowledgeable about their craft. A must-see for the whole family.

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Evans
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

It is a wonderful place to take children and I as an adult loved to see all of the trains and an actual location in Oregon. The miniature layout was great and the work in detail was very real. Good look at railroads and the communities they serve. Showed a realistic wildfire and firefighters on the scene.

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Aurora, CO
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016

This railroad museum is the best I have ever seen. The train layout is in several layers with walkways and standing platforms for the little ones. many trains are running all the times and they have "find it" games for the kids that get prizes at the end. They have a caboose inside the building that the kids can can... More 

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