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Cheyenne Depot Museum

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Original Cheyenne railroad station, preserved, cleaned and opened as museum

This major train station was at a big crossroads in the early days. The ticket hall has been... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
psychlura
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Bath, United Kingdom
Historic Railroad Depot

Our favorite part of the depot was actually the architecture outside. The interior hall has been... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Jim B
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Grapeview, Washington
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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 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 17 October 2018

Right in downtown Cheyenne. There is a charge (a little steep), but worth supporting this local museum. Wide range of exhibits about trains and train travel. Kids and adults enjoy this museum.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Owenthomas
Reviewed 16 October 2018

Easily located right downtown, this is a nicely renewed building. Very lovely inside and the sculptures outside are outstanding. They really reflect the effort the town has put into creating a lovely center park.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank DianneM92
Reviewed 16 October 2018

While the inside of the depot can be a bit on the loud side; it's still a fun place to go for events like the Cheyenne Winter Farmers Market (1st Saturday of the month Nov - May) or christmas events, depot days or in the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 16 October 2018

Located in the old Union Pacific Railroad Depot, this museum offers great photos of the railroad's early days, as well as a huge upstairs working narrow gauge railroad model that took its creator thirty years to build (it was finally moved into this museum where...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank michaelgG8296LJ
Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

Beautiful old train station with the vibration of the hey day of the time past. Visitor center inside. Wonderful extensive gift shop and they sell ice cream!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank ki0ki
Reviewed 5 October 2018 via mobile

I love trains. The old depot is grand and has the memories of past rail travel. On the second floor is an observation area you can sit in comfort and watch the Union Pacific go by. Awesome museum is located in the building also and...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Brad D
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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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