Durango And Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad And Museum

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  • Address: 479 Main Ave, Durango, CO 81301, USA, United States
  • Timings: 07:00 am - 07:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +1-9702472733
  • Ticket Price: 119 USD
  • Time Required: 06:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Museum, Tour, Entertainment, Family And Kids, Specialty Museum, Train Ride

Durango And Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad And Museum - Review

The mountains surrounding Durango form a super-picturesque route for the Durango-Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad. Strapped in the wilderness of the San Juan National Forest, one of the prime reasons why this railroad is so popular is because of the spectacular views the passengers can see from the train. The locomotive used in this track has not been changed and is the same 1880s original. With so many awe-inspiring reasons, this railroad has been listed in some of the world’s best train rides. To learn more about the history of this train line and its purpose, there are the railroad museums both in Durango and Silverton that will tell you all about what goes between them. The museums were created in 1998. 

Durango And Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad And Museum Information

  • Museum entry is free of cost.
  • The train runs only from May to October.
  • Prior booking is compulsory.

Durango And Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad And Museum Ticket Prices

  • Children’s ticket – 89 USD.

How To reach Durango And Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad And Museum by Public Transport

  • You can hire a car or walk to get here.

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  • Durango And Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad And Museum Address: 479 Main Ave, Durango, CO 81301, USA, United States
  • Durango And Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad And Museum Contact Number: +1-9702472733
  • Durango And Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad And Museum Timing: 07:00 am - 07:00 pm
  • Durango And Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad And Museum Price: 119 USD
  • Best time to visit Durango And Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad And Museum(preferred time): 08:00 am - 10:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Durango And Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad And Museum: 06:00 Hrs
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  • 95% of people who visit Durango include Durango And Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad And Museum in their plan

  • 56.96% of people start their Durango And Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad And Museum visit around 08 AM - 09 AM

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  • Amazing ride! Discovered our beautiful Colorado. Steamy reminded me of childhood train rides. Staff is great: knowledgeable and helpful. Coach was better for us, warmer in May than the open carriage. Want to come back in fall for colors.

  • Rode 5/8/2018 with a first class ticket, last car. Sat on the right side going up and the views of the mountains and river were incredible. Trip is about 3--4 hours up to Silverton and you gain about 3000 feet in elevation. Our helper Brian was spot and and pointed out interesting things along the route. Took the bus back which is 2 hours less than the train back. Make it up to 11,000 feet on the bus with cliff side views.

  • Took the Shamrock Express. What a riot! We loved every moment we spent on this historical train. The hike at cascade was really lovely. We wish we had known that they had a fire burning in the pavillion. Sad we missed it. My memories will last a lifetime! Couldn't have been more impressed!

  • Now this is worth your while! We went with our school for a field trip. The staff was very friendly and helpful. The ride is amazing! The scenery, the cliffs, the river winding through the back country, everything is beautiful! Feels like you go back in time with the old steam locomotive. Highly recommended!

  • If you like riding trains, this is a perfect one for beautiful scenery! You'll have to expect the ride to last several hours but it's worth it! It takes longer to ride to Silverton because of the rising grade but it's much quicker doing back to Durango. It's certainly a beautiful place out there!

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