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Cheyenne Depot Museum

121 West 15th Street, Number One Depot Square, Cheyenne, WY 82001
+1 307-638-6338
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Very interesting history of Cheyenne & the transcontinental railroad. The model train on the 2nd floor is a MUST see!!

Reasonable admission fee, and TONS of information at all of their very creative displays! More info... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Susan B
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Wichita, Kansas
Not much to see

My husband and I were very interested to visit the Depot Museum in Cheyenne feeling that due to the... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Trish P
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Nashville, Tennessee
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The Cheyenne Depot Museum is housed in the renovation Union Pacific Cheyenne Depot, a National Historic Landmark. The museum provides a journey through the history of Cheyenne. It also houses the world famous model railroad layout, the Union Central & Northern, an HOn3 scale layout created by Harry Brunk.
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121 West 15th Street, Number One Depot Square, Cheyenne, WY 82001
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+1 307-638-6338
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Reasonable admission fee, and TONS of information at all of their very creative displays! More info than we could really take in, in the little over an hour we spent there, yet still learned a lot by skimming it. Nice views out to the still...More

Thank Susan B
Reviewed 6 days ago

My husband and I were very interested to visit the Depot Museum in Cheyenne feeling that due to the important role that the railroads played in the settlements in the West, there would be a lot to see and experience. However, the museum relies heavily...More

Thank Trish P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Being a rail road fan I thoroughly enjoy every aspect of the museum. Second floor observation room allowed us watching the training going by. I may want to stop and visit again!

Thank IgonnaTravel
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you like trains this museum is a must to see. They have a lot of information and exhibits. The displays are very well done. Good family event.

Thank WAYNE B
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited the restored train station and then payed to visit the museum It was interesting but required a lot of reading. There were many interesting exhibits and pictures that explained Cheyennes history as it related to train travel. There was an interesting video that...More

Thank Jimmy30263
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went on the trolley tour and got a ticket that included this museum. Its a bit obsessive on trains. Generally a lot of reading materials. The section on hobos and tramps was very interesting

Thank Glen83
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This museum was on our to do list because they have a "Big Boy" Engine. The Museum has a fantastic display of Union Pacific History and Memorabilia, easy to walk around, an interesting selection, helps understand how much America relied on railways for it's development....More

Thank bryonia2015
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is the place for you! Engineering, History, geology, human stories. It's a fabulous museum. Don't miss it!

Thank Kathryn M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great museum, especially for rail fans but not exclusively so. Friendly staff, and a great layout in a very historic depot. A bit pricey but overall a great place to visit.

Thank travelingwithpurpose
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

you are walking by it's worth popping into and it a main fixture of downtown as it centers around the depot and this seems to be a major attraction for the area. The entire area/campus is pretty nice with several placards set-up to help inform...More

Thank 8ric
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Jolinne B
2 January 2015|
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Response from DepotMuseum | Property representative |
There have been many famous people who have come through either the first Cheyenne Depot or the current Depot. There are just some of of the people who can come through the doors of the first and present Cheyenne... More
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