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

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 16 February 2017
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Roy, Utah
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Roy, Utah
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4 of 5 bubbles 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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 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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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 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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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 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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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 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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5 of 5 bubbles 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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5 of 5 bubbles 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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 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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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

Part of OGDEN Union station museum 2 rail cars open to visit--a post office car and a WWII Hospital Very informative Docent guided us through the cars Rest of vintage rail cars and locomotives viewed from exterior

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