Colorado Model Railroad Museum
680 10th Street Greeley, CO 80631
970-392-2934

Our mission is to provide a model railroading experience that educates, inspires, and brings joy to all ages.

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Winter Hours Admission details Summer Hours
Labor Day to Memorial Day
September 5, 2017 to May 28, 2018
Memorial Day to Labor Day
May 29, 2018 - September 3, 2018
Friday & Saturday: 10 AM - 4 PM Wednesday - Saturday: 10 AM - 4 PM
Sunday: 1 PM - 4 PM Sunday: 1 PM - 4 PM
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Upcoming Events at the Colorado Model Railroad Museum
2018 Winter Events to Attend
 January 19th & 20th, 2018  Friday & Saturday Extreme Trains
 February 9th & 10th, 2018  Friday & Saturday Trains of Romance - Passenger and Steam trains
 March 2018  Youth Month
 March 9th, 2018  Friday 6-8 PM Members Only Event - Game Night
 March 16th & 17th 2018  Friday & Saturday BNSF Days
 March 24th 2018  Saturday Scouts Free Day (in uniform ONLY) - Parents receive $2 off adminission
 April 7th 2018  Saturday Super Hero Day
More Fun Events to Come

OC&E Quarterly Newsletter - 2017 Fall

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Articles this Quarter
  • Special CMRM Guests
  • American Flyer Trains By Bill Kepner
  • Hobo Stew Fundraiser Event
  • Showcasing the Youth Program
  • Hobo Stew Sponsors
  • Rails Along the Rio Grande 2017 Model Train Show
  • Volunteer Field Trip
  • The Greeley Branch Photos by Bill Kepner
  • Upcoming Museum Special Events
  • Volunteer Awards
  • Donations
  • I Love My Job!
Look under "Museum Info" to see links to previous Newsletters.

Rave reviews from all over the world are flooding in about the Colorado Model Railroad Museum, located by the mainline of the Union Pacific Railroad in Greeley, Colorado

This one-of-a-kind facility features over 600 railroad-related artifacts ranging from a Virginia and Truckee Railroad switch key to a full-sized Colorado and Southern wooden Caboose available for examining both inside and out.

Designed to appeal to visitors of all ages and nationalities, the CMRM has set record attendance marks in its first four years of operation and has become the leading year-round tourist attraction in Weld County, Colorado. The highlight of the museum is its huge, 5,500 sq. ft. operating model railroad dubbed "the finest model railroad I've ever seen", by the 30-year senior editor of Model Railroader magazine, Jim Hediger, Milwaukee, WI.

Visitors may actually stroll through this three dimensional creation while the railroad is in operation. They are surrounded by rugged mountains with handmade features including 16,000 fir, 8,000 deciduous and 4,000 aspen trees. Rivers abound. Scenery becomes three dimensional art. The use of cameras is encouraged and guides are available to answer railroad-related questions and to point out unique aspects of this one-of-a-kind modeling wonder. Take a visual tour through this amazing railroad in miniature via the CMRM website, then plan of visiting the museum in person the next time you visit Colorado.

All aboard!

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Winter Hours
Labor Day to Memorial Day
September 5, 2017 to May 28, 2018
Friday & Saturday:10 AM - 4 PM
Sunday: 1 PM - 4 PM

Summer Hours
Memorial Day to Labor Day
May 29, 2018 - September 3, 2018
Wednesday - Saturday:10 AM - 4 PM
Sunday: 1 PM - 4 PM

Admission details

Featured Photo


OC&E eastbound run through train No.222 passes over Nasty Flats before reaching its destination at Fairport and the Southern Pacific. Today, No. 222 is pulled by SP and Rio Grande "tunnel motors" as a speed boat runs underneath. In the background, a cut of OC&E "skeleton " log cars are blocked to run up to Sycan on train 311 leaving later that day. The bridge on the OC&E mainline at Nasty Flats is an unusual "Bascule" lift bridge design with a full-time bridge tender.

Photo by Bill Botkin

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