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Utah State Railroad Museum

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Address: 2501 Wall Ave, Ogden, UT 84401-1359
Phone Number: 801-629-8446
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Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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2002 Olympic Torch Rail Car, and Fun Train and Museum Exhibits

We went back to Union Station in Ogden, Utah and took a look at the trains and museum. It was good to go back and look at the trains again. This time my favorite was seeing the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went back to Union Station in Ogden, Utah and took a look at the trains and museum. It was good to go back and look at the trains again. This time my favorite was seeing the Salt Lake City 2002 Olympic Torch Rail Car. It is a well done exhibit of train engine and rail cars.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Part of OGDEN Union station museum 2 rail cars open to visit--a post office car and a WWII Hospital Very informative Docent guided us through the cars Rest of vintage rail cars and locomotives viewed from exterior

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have enjoyed the railroad museum. they have a miniature railroad that runs through the rooms and is entertaining for the kids. Not a whole lot to do though

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016

This was a ball! The grandkids took us to see the trains while in Ogden. It was super interesting and the gift shop was well stocked. You get to inspect actual Trains. No replicas folks😎 Must see if in Ogden Utah!

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016

very interesting, the displays were excellent.It takes a good part of the day to see it all.I enjoyed it.

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Playa Vista, CA.
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

It's just nice to see these great trains in the original stations that they serviced.The exhibits are so well taken care of. You will marvel at the craftsmanship. A must see!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

We arrived on marathon day and visited the historic town then this museum which boasted Browning Gun museum,Cowboy museum,classic car museum and railroad museum. Very good value for $8!

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Layton, Utah
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016

The locomotives outside are great and there is a fun exhibit where you can pretend to drive a train inside. There is a series of model trains that travel through the exhibits and tell the story of the wedding of the rains. It is pretty fun and free.

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Sandy, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2016

Excellent displays. Powerful flash into the past. Great exhibits. Great price for the family! Loved it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2016

The museum and all of it's contents are very well organized and displayed. The real bridge timbers from the Salt Lake causeway at the entrance to the museum are impressive. They have an all around impressive collection of railroad related items! The museum has items I have never seen at a railroad museum before. The story of the railroads of... More 

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