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Actually building seems to be rarely open

Although we could only peek through with windows, this was an interesting place to visit. Although... read more

Reviewed 10 August 2018
Hanoi, Vietnam
The trains keep coming

Historic train depot with plenty of charm and interest for the train buff, old west and the like... read more

Reviewed 11 October 2017
Leslie R
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500 S. 1st St., E. Kearney, Laramie, WY 82070
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Reviewed 21 September 2018

The depot does double duty as a museum and serves occasionally as an active railroad station for a few Amtrak special trains. Nice, preserved snow train is on display outside

Thank steamfan007
Reviewed 10 August 2018

Although we could only peek through with windows, this was an interesting place to visit. Although Laramie is really known for the University of Wyoming, the city's roots are in the railroad. The city has put together a few really cool train cars (caboose, bunk...More

1  Thank JSTrip_77
Reviewed 6 August 2018

We were in Laramie on July 4th and had been to the 4th of July celebrations and had planned to pay a visit to the Railway museum. It was a pity it was not open that day, Well, maybe it wouldn't have due tu July...More

Thank Marie-Louise K
Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

Many western rail towns have maintained their depots where it would have been so easy to lose them after passenger service ceased. I’m so grateful for successful preservation efforts here. When a twenty year old newly relocated Wyomingite, I boarded a train here, one of...More

1  Thank jesseo582
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Historic train depot with plenty of charm and interest for the train buff, old west and the like. This historical building has tons to offer in the glimpse of history for the area. The park adjacent allows kids to get an up close at an...More

1  Thank Leslie R
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

This is another stop in Wyoming to see some of the great work horses that helped build this great country. We need more of these awesome work horses restored and taken care of.

2  Thank 007BigBlue
Reviewed 6 July 2017

I did not even go in the depot. no need. there is a giant bridge that crosses over the laramie rail yard.

Thank jjmiller501
Reviewed 29 March 2017

This is a beautiful building to see right next to very busy RR tracks. The information is scarce and limited to pictures scattered on the walls. It is nice to see the set up with the ticket office but better descriptions would help educate the...More

1  Thank sabgkids
Reviewed 15 November 2016

This train, put together by the efforts of Larry Ostresh, displays several elements of what could have been a working train seen during the steam era around Laramie. There's a converted tender that is now a dramatic snow plow, a steam locomotive, tender for the...More

1  Thank Rob B
Reviewed 28 September 2016

This building was build in 1924. The volunteer board has done a great job of maintaining this beautiful building. It is a great option for a rental for a wedding or a party. They have installed a kitchen which is a wonderful addition for renters.

1  Thank BonnieM1936
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