Located in historic downtown Council Bluffs, Iowa, on the Missouri River, we're a great place for friends and family to come and learn about the Union Pacific Railroad.Directions
General Admission is free
Thursday-Saturday 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
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"Great place to go on a winter's day. Very educational!"
"Keep up the good work. It was fun learning about trains. It's an amazing museum!"
"This museum has fantastic displays! Love the demonstration of what made America great: hard working American spirit!"
- The Curator's Top 5 Things to See at the Union Pacific Museum
February 06, 2018
From train buffs to history-philes, from age 3 to 95, the Union Pacific Museum has a lot to offer, including some pretty special artifacts from our Nation's past!
- Saturday, Feb. 17: Celebrate Black History Month (1-3 p.m.)
January 31, 2018
The Union Pacific Railroad Museum is partnering with Union Pacific's Black Employee Network (BEN) to celebrate Black History Month. On Saturday, Feb. 17, from 1 to 3 p.m. visitors are invited to participate in a first-ever roundtable event with Union Pacific employees, who will discuss the cultural impact of black legends and leaders, the key to their success and icons who have inspired them.
- Friday, Feb. 2: Nature's Shadows! Celebrate Groundhog Day at Family Night (5-7 pm)
January 24, 2018
Learn about groundhogs, dig through our tunnel, hear a story, and learn how weather can affect the railroad. We'll also share the official review of how much longer winter will last.
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