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Rio Grande Southern Railroad Museum.

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Really neat history! Great staff and gift shop

This little museum provides very interesting information about the Galloping Goose trains and the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
If you like trains, this is the place to stop.

Not everyone knows about the Galloping Geese of the D&RG railroad. This is an excellent place to... read more

Reviewed 29 June 2018
Shawnee, Oklahoma
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“narrow gauge”(2 reviews)
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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421 Railroad Avenue,, Dolores, CO 81323
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This little museum provides very interesting information about the Galloping Goose trains and the Rio Grande Southern line. A must-see for train fans and fans of Colorado history. They have a great gift shop- too, and very informed volunteer staff. And they have the No....More

Thank COSprGrl
Reviewed 29 June 2018

Not everyone knows about the Galloping Geese of the D&RG railroad. This is an excellent place to learn the history of this different type of railroad vehicle. And, the history of the railroad itself. This is not a large museum, but is definitely worth the...More

Thank oldgrouch41
Reviewed 24 June 2018

There are only 6 Galloping Goose left in the world so it's a pleasure to see this one. There's another one up the road in Telluride. This museum is free (donation if desired) and is full of history. There is a nice, small gift shop...More

Thank Bkbak
Reviewed 17 April 2018

Just about wrecked upon seeing "Galloping Goose 5" right beside the street in Dolores! Schreeched into a u turn. Was taking pictures when Denise drove up and asked if we wanted to see the museum, which BTW is FREE! Do geese fly? Of course! She...More

Thank spencers1621
Reviewed 8 November 2017

A must see for history and fun. few times a year they run the train. I know I would love to volunteer here when my son is old enough for school. knick knacks and post cards. the history is incredible so much has change has...More

1  Thank Michelle B
Reviewed 16 October 2017

Okay, if you aren't into history or trains, you won't realize how special this is. BUT- if you are, you'll realize that this is one of only seven "gooses" made in the 1930's. All of them were made for the Rio Grande Southern RR on...More

1  Thank SamiamaGringoPaisa
Reviewed 6 October 2017

Nice little museum in Delores. Features steam engines, telegraph office. This sits in a pretty little town of Delores. The Galloping Goose is the local steam engine, I used to play on it when I was a child. Wonderful to see this museum to railroad...More

Thank Phyllis P
Reviewed 25 September 2017

What a great museum. There are some things I hadn't seen before and the knowledge the staff was able to share was priceless. I highly recommend this to anyone with even the slightest interest in trains and especially families with children so they can see...More

1  Thank clarson2016
Reviewed 27 June 2017

This is a great little one-room musuem with a second room that is a very nice gift shop. Loved seeing the Galloping Goose sitting out front. If your heart is set on seeing the Goose make sure it is going to be there because sometimes...More

1  Thank Carol J
Reviewed 8 June 2017

This is a great place to explore the fascinating history of rail in this area. a must stop for rail lovers.

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