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Utah State Railroad Museum

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Address: 2501 Wall Avenue, Ogden, UT 84401
Phone Number: 801-629-8446
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10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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My husband and I absolutely enjoyed every bit of this place. There are actually a few museums in one and the staff/volunteers are so friendly. The gentleman in the old cars museum... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 20, 2015
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Rockford, Illinois
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Rockford, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

My husband and I absolutely enjoyed every bit of this place. There are actually a few museums in one and the staff/volunteers are so friendly. The gentleman in the old cars museum was so knowledgeable and you could tell how much he truly loved what he does. He told us some of the greatest stories about some all of the... More 

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Ogden, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

Before you even go inside you can enjoy the historic architecture of Union Station, and the train yard where train engines and cars can be walked around, touched, and if you pay admission inside you can get a guided tour inside some of the train cars. Just be sure not to cross the tracks behind the station, as they are... More 

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Ogden, Utah
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39 reviews 39 reviews
8 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

I love trains, their part in history and this museum has that and more! Union Station has played a prominent role in American history along with 25th street and this is one of our favorite places to visit, regardless of the season. The Browning gun museum has an incredible display of firepower through the ages and the Browning-Kimball car museum... More 

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

Fun place to visit and then stop and have lunch at Union Station. Lot's of trains and cars to look at. Kind of expensive but fun.

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Clearfield, Utah
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8 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

Someplace to take the kiddies to see the old puffers, with plenty of eating places nearby and a cafe or two, it makes for a good family day. As well as being right off the UTA Front Runner you can ride a train to or from all the way to Provo.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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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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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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Tucson, Arizona
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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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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
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

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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