Colorado Model Railroad Museum
680 10th Street Greeley, CO 80631

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

Summer Hours Admission details Winter Hours
June 6, 2018 - August 31, 2018 September 1, 2018 to June 2019
Wednesday - Saturday: 10 AM - 4 PM Friday & Saturday: 10 AM - 4 PM
Sunday: 1 PM - 4 PM Sunday: 1 PM - 4 PM
3rd Annual Hobo Stew Dinner - Saturday July 21, 2018 6:00 PM

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Only $40 and Includes a Souvenir Mug

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Third annual fundraiser event for the Colorado Model Railroad Museum! Enjoy a fantastic evening of Hobo lore, games and bluegrass music as you enjoy Hobo Stew with cornbread, biscuits and dessert catered by UNC. The legendary steam locomotive 844 will also be stopping by our museum at **approximately** 6:15pm - 6:30pm if you would like to arrive early to get your chance to see this beauty.
History of Hobo Days
Saturday July 21, 2018 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
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Upcoming Events at the Colorado Model Railroad Museum
2018 Summer Events to Attend
 July 21st 2018  Saturday 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM - History of Hobo Days
Games, Bake Sale, Gold Panning
See Flyer above for special pricing
 July 21st 2018  Saturday 3rd Annual Hobo Stew Dinner
$40 Tickets required - See Flyer above
More Fun Events to Come

OC&E Quarterly Newsletter - 2018 Summer

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Articles this Quarter
  • Museum Speeder Cart Gets Rebuilt
  • Out with the Old...
  • Meet Summer Intern Lindy Muttel
  • New and Improved at the Museum
  • XMRM Youth Program Supporting the Community by Norm Wolstein
  • 2019 Calendars Now Available at the Museum Giftshop
  • Didn't Make the Cut by Bill Kepner
  • The Denver Post Cheyenne Frontier Days Train over the Years by Bill Kepner
  • 3rd Annual Hobo Stew Dinner Saturday July 21, 2018 6:00 PM
  • An Update from CMRM's Board of Directors by Tim McMahon
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.

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Summer Hours
June 6, 2018 - August 31, 2018
Wednesday - Saturday:10 AM - 4 PM
Sunday: 1 PM - 4 PM

Winter Hours
September 1, 2018 to June 2019
Friday & Saturday:10 AM - 4 PM
Sunday: 1 PM - 4 PM

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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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