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December 2019

Night Trains with Santa

December 20, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Open to the Public: Join us for our favorite family holiday event with Santa & Mrs. Clause as we run trains with only the beautiful city lights of Oregon. Enjoy cookies in our lobby and Christmas music because nothing goes better together than Christmas and trains right? Bring your family guests and come spend the ... Read more

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Santa Visits the Museum

December 21, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Nothing goes better together than Christmas and trains. Bring your family guests and come spend your holidays with us. Santa & Mrs. Claus will be visiting our museum from 10am – 1pm, have your wish lists ready and come dressed for the perfect place to have your family holiday photo taken. We have a wonderful ... Read more

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Night Trains

December 21, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Since this is not only a favorite for our volunteers but visitors as well, we wanted to give one more opportunity for everyone to enjoy this wonderful experience. This night Santa will NOT be available, but it is still a night you do not want to miss out on. See our amazing trains run through ... Read more

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February 2020

Love Our Caboose for National Historic Month

February 8, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

We are celebrating Valentine's Day early along with National Historic Month! We will be honoring our favorite and our very first artifact to arrive in our museum, our 1919 caboose #10583 with Valentine cards and crafts! The bright red caboose we have in our museum is a Colorado & Southern that was built 100 years ... Read more

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Rocks & Mineral Education

February 15, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join us as we explore different types of minerals and how they impact our daily lives. All participants will receive their own mineral exploration kit. Only 10 seats available, e-mail mistie@cmrm.org to reserve your spot. General: $15 Members: $10

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Dr Seuss Birthday Celebration

February 29, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

A train! A train! Could you would you, on a train? Join us for story time and crafts to celebrate Dr. Seuss Day and his 116th Birthday! Story times will be at 11am and 2pm in our 1919 historical caboose, part of our National Historical Month. Museum hours 10am - 4pm

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March 2020


March 13, 2020 @ 10:00 am - March 15, 2020 @ 4:00 pm

***Due to the current situation with COVID-19, we are canceling this event and will be closed through March 30th. We apologize for any inconvenience!****   We will be celebrating St. Patrick's Day with BNSF Trains all weekend long!  Be sure to ask our front desk to play our eye spy game to hunt for dinos, ... Read more

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Ribbon Cutting “Ultimate Throttle Simulator”

March 14, 2020 @ 10:30 am - 4:00 pm

****Due to the current situation with COVID-19, we are postponing this event until summer. We apologize for any inconvenience!****   Come see first hand this amazing Western Pacific F7 cab simulator. Not only is it beautiful but it is also functional as a model train throttle! Learn how it was built by Bruce Kingsly of ... Read more

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April 2020

Extreme Trains

April 17, 2020 @ 10:00 am - April 19, 2020 @ 4:00 pm

Extreme Trains can be over 100 cars per train and be over 60 real feet long.  It can take several volunteers to run or assist an extreme train to make sure there are not any derailments. Sometimes there can only be two trains on our layout at one time compared to our usual 10-15 trains ... Read more

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May 2020

Rio Grande Weekend

May 1, 2020 @ 10:00 am - May 3, 2020 @ 4:00 pm

Join the National Rio Grande Historical Society for Rio Grand weekend with all of your favorite Rio Grande Trains running through our spectacular layout. If you are a railroad worker or a member of a club, don't forget to ask the front admissions desk for your discount of $1 off.

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