Click here for our interactive time line. A virtual tour highlighting artifacts in our collection in tandem with transportation history in the United States.
This video explains the basic operation and anatomy of a steam locomotive.
A very basic example of a car gasoline engine and how it works.
This motor was more common in older electric cars.
This type motor is found in the Tesla car brand.
Have a more dynamic and engaging museum experience!
Guided tours enhance any group experience. Tours are conducted by our knowledgeable staff and allow groups to learn more about the history of our museum, artifacts in our collection, and the evolution of transportation.
*Guided tours must be booked at least two weeks in advance.*
One adult is required every 5 children. **Accompanying escorts at no charge.
Self Guided tours allow groups to experience the collection at their own pace and to focus on items of special interest. For teachers it allows them to tailor the visit to the needs of the class and to ensure the tour experience coincides with specific course work.
*Self-guided tours must be booked at least one week in advance with a minimum of 10 guests.*
**Please note: This pricing is not general admission**
*One adult is required for every 5 children. **Accompanying escorts at no charge.
The Museum collection provides educational information on specific topics and also coincides with the various goals of the Colorado State Educational Standards. Some of the topics in our exhibits include:
*One adult is required every 5 children.
Click here for more information about how the museum coincides with Colorado State Education Standard.
Click here for more information about how the museum coincides with Core Knowledge Curriculum Standards.
Please call to schedule your group tour.