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Forney Museum of Transportation

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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All modes of transport here

If you are a car buff, this is the place to visit. The train car and engine collection is... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
EricC277
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Connecticut
Plenty of interesting exhibits

This isn’t the easiest place to get to, and needed some planning as well as use of our SatNav... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
reddiguy
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Redditch, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are a car buff, this is the place to visit. The train car and engine collection is impressively presented in a small space. Getting up close to the engines gives you a great feel for their monstrous proportions. Look overhead and read the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This isn’t the easiest place to get to, and needed some planning as well as use of our SatNav, because it doesn’t seem to be in walking distance of anywhere, nor on a particularly convenient bus route. There were hardly any other visitors when we...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I love going to car shows. Forney far exceeded my expectations, with a collection of cars (and bikes and even trains) that blew my mind. And the curators were friendly and knowledgeable. I felt very welcome and, in conversation with the people overseeing operations, my...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed December 7, 2018 via mobile

Great experience. Friendly staff. Very low key. There was a very interesting combination of vehicles. Ranging from trains to cars to motorcycles. Very cool place.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 1, 2018 via mobile

The collection of antique automobiles is impressive, and there are many unusual, fascinating, and downright gorgeous specimens. They have a Union Pacific Big Boy locomotive ... indoors! Plus a rotary snow plow and some old passenger cars. A caboose outside is being restored with plans...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed November 19, 2018

A really terrific museum located in the industrial area of Denver. An incredible display all sorts of vehicles ranging from trains to bicycles and airplanes. They have guided tours. The antique cars are really interesting. In addition there is a small shop of nice things...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 15, 2018 via mobile

This is a great museum with a big variety of antique cars, bikes, and other vehicles to look at. I'm not even that into cars and I really enjoyed it! The trains were neat to see as well. Worth a visit.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed November 12, 2018 via mobile

Loved looking at all the cars, trains, motorcycles, bicycles, of all types and ages! Going into the steam train to see all the controls was cool. The bicycles were very interesting. Worth a stop.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank kwgoes
Reviewed November 12, 2018

This is a smallish museum chock full of old cars and huge trains! They even have a few flying things in there. It's basically one big exhibition space. They have old carriages, old classic cars (like a Ford Model T), newer classic cars (60's and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 8, 2018

I specifically traveled to Denver to see the special exhibit AMERICAN CARS OF THE 1970s. Cars from the 70s in any museum are a rarity which is why I traveled from Ohio to see this one. I was not disappointed, it was a nice mix...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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FloChicago2015
November 22, 2017|
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Response from Doug M | Reviewed this property |
I am in agreement with most of the others that have commented. A couple hours is good but if you are really into certain methods of transportation and/or reading all the signs and information it could take longer. I would... More
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Cathy J
May 17, 2017|
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Response from janelm713 | Reviewed this property |
I would not take children of those ages to this museum. The exhibits are to look at only with plenty of "Do not touch or you'll be asked to leave" signage. I saw no interactive exhibits and I suspect the kids wouldn't have... More
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Don J
April 7, 2016|
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Response from Ronald D | Reviewed this property |
The fee was $9 for seniors ... and it was a bargain! Great museum.
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