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Utah State Railroad Museum

2501 Wall Avenue, Ogden, UT 84401
801-629-8446
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Ranked #7 of 18 Attractions in Ogden
Type: Specialty Museums, Museums
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Type: Specialty Museums, Museums
Hours:
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

This museum provides a nice feel for the history of railroads. There are other museums in the same complex.

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Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
10 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

The trains were really neat. The museum inside was also interesting, but not as cool as the engines and cars at either end of the Union station outside. You can go inside some of them with a guide. I don't know if there are set times or if they just do the tours when asked. We just happened to be... More 

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Stockton, Missouri
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79 reviews 79 reviews
26 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Ogden RR Museum is a real treat for RR lovers. There is so much to see and many unique items in this museum. Tressels from the old track that spanned Great Salt Lake are here. The original building's freight scale, a handy dancer, lots of wonderful pictures are all well-displayed. Lots of history here. We have been to many RR... More 

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Houston, Texas
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111 reviews 111 reviews
48 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

The indoor exhibits are geared towards young children, and our grandkids (ages 4 & 7) loved it. It included some historical exhibits, but mostly hands-on areas for the kids and a series of model trains. If you're more into the life-size trains, skip the indoor museum and walk the outdoor exhibit of train cars (no ticket required). You cannot climb... More 

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Pleasant Grove, Utah
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014 via mobile

This is really 4 museums in one. We loved the railroad and classic car exhibits. Well worth spending a good part of the day. We went on a weekday and we almost had the place to ourselves. Glad we came.

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Palmdale, California
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58 reviews 58 reviews
29 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

Nice collection of trains and wagons. Difficult to photograph with the sun shade above it. But worth to visit!!

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Newark, California
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43 reviews 43 reviews
11 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2013

Located within the Union Station, which also houses a Cowboy Museum, Browning Gun Museum and a car museum. I enjoyed all of them, but I wish I had more time to spend reading all the displays, I was on a schedule and only spent about 2 hours in all the museums.

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Binghamton, NY
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35 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2013

This museum (housed with the Browning Gun Museum at Ogden's historic Union Station) is well worth the trip. If you are going to go to Golden Spike from Salt Lake City, make sure to stop in and go through this museum, which basically completes the story that the exhibits at Golden Spike start, complete with working model railroads of the... More 

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Ocoee, Florida
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44 reviews 44 reviews
19 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2013

What a great deal! For only five bucks you get three museums. The railroad museum is quite extensive and you can go inside a mail car and an Army medical car. There is also an in depth display of Browning firearms and a small, but high quality car display. We also took a side trip to Hill AFB to see... More 

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Kalispell, Montana
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117 reviews 117 reviews
9 attraction reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2013

$5 admission gets you into 3 museums. All three collections are small, but very high quality. At first, when I saw that the car museum has only about a dozen autos, I was disappointed, but then I saw the quality of the collection and left completely satisfied. Same with the train collection and the gun collection---small but nice. The rolling... More 

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