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
                Closed        
Upcoming Events at the Colorado Model Railroad Museum
2017 Winter Events to Attend
 October 28, 2017  Saturday 10am to 4pm Dia De Los Muertos
 November 3, 2017 
 November 4, 2017 
 Friday
 Saturday
 10am to 4pm Museum Open
 November 5, 2017  Sunday 1pm to 4pm Museum Open
 November 10, 2017 
 November 11, 2017 
 November 12, 2017 
 Friday
 Saturday
 Sunday
 10am to 4pm
10am to 4pm
1pm to 4pm 
Military Appreciation Weekend / Patriotic Trains
FREE admission for Veterans
 November 17, 2017 
 November 18, 2017 
 Friday
 Saturday
 10am to 4pm Museum Open
 November 19, 2017  Sunday 1pm to 4pm Museum Open
 November 21, 2017 
 November 22, 2017 
 Tuesday
 Wednesday
 10am to 4pm Museum Open
 November 23, 2017  ThursdayClosedMuseum Closed for Thanksgiving
 November 24, 2017  Friday 10am to 4pm Museum Open
 November 25, 2017  Saturday 10am to 4pm Museum Open
10am to 1pm - Santa visits the museum
 November 26, 2017  Sunday 1pm to 4pm Museum Open
 December 1, 2017 
 December 2, 2017 
 Friday
 Saturday
 10am to 4pm Museum Open
 December 3, 2017  Sunday 1pm to 4pm Museum Open
 December 8, 2017 
 December 9, 2017 
 Friday
 Saturday
 10am to 4pm Museum Open
 December 10, 2017  Sunday 1pm to 4pm Museum Open
 December 15, 2017  Friday 10am to 4pm Museum Open
5pm to 8pmNight Trains with Santa
*** Please call the museum to sign up for ***
*** your 5 minute time slot with Santa. ***

We only have 36 slots available!
 December 16, 2017  Saturday 10am to 4pm Museum Open
10am to 1pm - Santa visits the museum
 December 17, 2017  Sunday 1pm to 4pm Museum Open
 December 18, 2017  Monday 12pm to 4pm Museum Open
 December 19, 2017 
 December 20, 2017 
 December 21, 2017 
 Tuesday
 Wedensday
 Thursday
 10am to 4pm Museum Open
 December 22, 2017  Friday 10am to 4pm Museum Open
6pm to 8pmMEMBERS ONLY event with Santa
 December 23, 2017  Saturday 10am to 4pm Museum Open
10am to 1pm - Santa visits the museum
 December 24, 2017  SundayClosedMuseum Closed for Christmas Eve
 December 25, 2017  MondayClosedMuseum Closed for Christmas
 December 26, 2017 
 December 27, 2017 
 December 28, 2017 
 December 29, 2017 
 Tuesday
 Wedensday
 Thursday
Friday
 10am to 4pm Museum Open
 December 30, 2017  Saturday 10am to 4pm Literacy Day
 December 31, 2017  SundayClosedMuseum Closed for New Years Eve
 January 1, 2018 MondayClosedMuseum Closed for New Years Day

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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