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Cheyenne Depot Museum

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Fun and informative even for non train enthusiasts

Right in downtown Cheyenne. There is a charge (a little steep), but worth supporting this local... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Owenthomas
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Colorado
A fun moment in time

Easily located right downtown, this is a nicely renewed building. Very lovely inside and the... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
DianneM92
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Greensboro, North Carolina
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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 4 days ago

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.

Thank Owenthomas
Reviewed 5 days ago

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.

Thank DianneM92
Reviewed 5 days ago

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

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Reviewed 5 days ago

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

Thank michaelgG8296LJ
Reviewed 1 week ago 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!

Thank ki0ki
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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

Thank Brad D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very interesting museum. They expose a lots of photos, films and miniatures trains. You learn how they built the railroad by that time under which conditions they worked. Interesting was also how they traveled in the different classes. Miles & More. 9920 0415 1276 468

Thank pfisterercue
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

From the gift shop it looks like the Museum might not be worth the price of admission. But it is. You will learn more about the history of Cheyenne here than at any other location in town. We only had an hour to work our...More

Thank Darren W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice museum about the history of Cheyenne and the railroad. Lots of pictures from the building of the railroad thru Cheyenne to present day. Good variety of information and displays.

Thank js_mo_50
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A cute museum. Not very big. The staff was very friendly and knowledgeable. It was fun to see the way people used to travel. The man on the second floor knew a lot about model trains.

Thank Betty 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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