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Cheyenne Depot Museum

121 W 15th St, Number One Depot Square, Cheyenne, WY 82001-4472
+1 307-638-6338
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So interesting.......

We stopped here on our road trip mainly to stretch our legs. This place was a nice surprise... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
jstm58
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Bend, Oregon
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Train Spotting Treat

Gorgeous train station museum. Lots of things to explore and see and some cool model train... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Sox_The_Wanderer
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Yorkton, Canada
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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 & Northern, an HOn3 scale layout created by Harry Brunk.
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  • Very good43%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“model train” (28 reviews)
“second floor” (41 reviews)
“depot museum” (34 reviews)
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121 W 15th St, Number One Depot Square, Cheyenne, WY 82001-4472
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+1 307-638-6338
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We stopped here on our road trip mainly to stretch our legs. This place was a nice surprise. Beautiful historic building that was lovingly restored and packed with train history. Exhibits are presented well with antiques and photos that portray all aspects of the train...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Gorgeous train station museum. Lots of things to explore and see and some cool model train exhibits. Also is fascinating being able to watch the UP trains being switched and worked in the yard alongside. Go to the 2nd story viewing deck for a better...More

Thank Sox_The_Wanderer
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Reviewed 4 February 2018

The classic red sandstone railroad depot was totally restored inside and out and a plaza constructed in front of the building. The mainline of the Union Pacific Railroad runs on the tracks behind the building, but it is no longer an operating depot. Many functions...More

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Reviewed 16 January 2018 via mobile

This was a great way to spend a couple of hours on a rainy day. Some interesting history of the area and also the history of the railroads through the mid west region. The miniature railroad display in the second building was probably the best...More

Thank Julie L
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Reviewed 16 January 2018

Very nice museum. Informative, interesting history of the area and trains. Nice displays. Nice gift shop. My husband loved the massive model train set up in the second floor of the museum.

Thank MarilynKay16
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Reviewed 12 January 2018

The museum is great. The store is limited and many times imported from China. Store staff not very knowledgable of surrounding area or current (depot) events. Staff not outgoing (no pleases or thank you's).

Thank Judith M
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Reviewed 3 January 2018

Excellent museum for the Union Pacific, very well done. Don't miss the upstairs scale train layouts.

Thank octron22
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Reviewed 3 January 2018

This is a smallish museum located downtime inside an old train station. It's got a lot of reading material and images from the time the rails got constructed, from the beginning of Union Pacific (it mostly concentrates on Union Pacific). There's also a bunch of...More

Thank TheBlackCondor
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Reviewed 31 December 2017

Very interesting. My husband and I walked over to the Museum from the Plains Hotel. We enjoyed walking around learning the history of the Union Pacific. My husband is very interested in trains, so when we went upstairs, he was in heaven with all the...More

Thank alise8973
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Reviewed 9 December 2017

The museum itself had a nice layout. The real gem was the tour through the Union Pacific. They are currently restoring Big Boy 4014. It's amazing to stand next to something with so much power. A wonderful chance to see the tools required to keep...More

Thank Babydoll5180
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Jolinne 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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