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Ridgway Visitors Center and Railroad Museum

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Local History

The museum is moving to a new location, but the curator was there and showed us many artifacts and... read more

Reviewed 22 June 2018
Richard R
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Grand Junction, Colorado
A 'Must-Do" in Ridgway

Ridgway was inhabited by the Nuche people for thousands of years, but it was the railroads that... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2017
JoJoBoHo5656
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Ridgway, Colorado
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Jun 21, 2018
“Local History”
Apr 17, 2018
“Galloping goose #1”
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CO-62 & US-550, Ridgway, CO, Ridgway, CO 81432
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Reviewed 22 June 2018

The museum is moving to a new location, but the curator was there and showed us many artifacts and told us about the future of the museum which will include an operating steam locomotive.

Thank Richard R
Reviewed 18 April 2018

Found #1sitting out in the middle of a field near the history museum. Wish it were under the shelter with the other rolling stock at the visitors center/ museum. Free museum was closed but the rolling stock is out for viewing.

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Reviewed 16 August 2017

Helpful and informative staff. The Railroad Museum is fascinating. Plenty of parking and lots of brochures on area attractions.

Thank Bob K
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Ridgway was inhabited by the Nuche people for thousands of years, but it was the railroads that brought foreign commerce and quick transportation to these mountains. Unfortunately, most of the remnants of the railroad days are gone, but the good folks at this museum are...More

Thank JoJoBoHo5656
Reviewed 28 June 2017

If you are into the history of the railroads of Colorado, this is a great place to visit. It is a tiny free museum. There is also displays outside. A replica of the Galloping Goose is outside along with a restored caboose. I found out...More

Thank Carol J
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