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Cheyenne Depot Museum

Open Now: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Open today: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Well worth the visit and you're in the CBD

A very well equipped museum with a lot of the old west and railroad history in one place. The staff... read more

Reviewed 9 February 2019
Douglas T
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Estes Park, Colorado
Beautiful building

This was a fun stop to see beautiful architecture. The museum was about to close so we weren't... read more

Reviewed 16 January 2019
shnpan
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Birmingham, Alabama
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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...more
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121 W 15th St, Number One Depot Square, Cheyenne, WY 82001-4472
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Spent 3 hours at the Cheyenne Depot Museum. If my legs were stronger, I would have stayed even longer. They have an interesting display of railroad memorabilia, almost exclusively from the Union Pacific Railroad. So much information on the building of the Transcontinental Railroad and...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Ed M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great Railroad Museum that captures the legends of the West. In-depth review of the Union Pacific Railroad expansion Across America and the 42nd Parallel. 2 hours allowed a brief view of the museum. Second floor has a model railroad exhibit, large and extensive. I did...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Papathegreat
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a beautiful old depot. It was a great way to share the past with the kids and experience the history of Cheyenne.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Stephanie W
Reviewed 9 February 2019

A very well equipped museum with a lot of the old west and railroad history in one place. The staff offer a lot more than just museum information which is helpful for the first time or folks re-visiting Cheyenne.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Douglas T
Reviewed 4 February 2019

The folks who work at the information desk were so helpful in advising about places to eat. There isn’t an amazing amount of brochures to pick up, not for just Cheyenne, but all of Wyoming!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Keith G
Reviewed 16 January 2019

This was a fun stop to see beautiful architecture. The museum was about to close so we weren't able to see the exhibits but it's worth a stop to see the building and visit the gift shop. They also have a non painted boot so...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank shnpan
Reviewed 23 November 2018

This major train station was at a big crossroads in the early days. The ticket hall has been restored to 1930's condition and the marble floor replaced exactly as when built. There is extensive exhibits inside and twice a year the yards and turntable are...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank psychlura
Reviewed 18 November 2018 via mobile

Our favorite part of the depot was actually the architecture outside. The interior hall has been renovated but was filled with a farmers market the day we visited. The museum has information on the railroad and it's impact on Cheyenne through the use of photos...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Jim B
Reviewed 11 November 2018

Wow what a refurbishment - the place looks amazing. I loved the floor with the map on it. Nice to see it being used. rather than lying empty Cute gift shop.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Bride2207
Reviewed 7 November 2018

Captured within the museum is the impact of the railroad moving people and materials west - along with the elegant design of the station itself. Not far off the interstates, it's well worth the time to gain a greater appreciation of our nation's history and...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Bob W
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John F
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Oh yes. It’s not cheap.
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Jolinne B
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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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