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  • Honoring Key African American Contributions During Black History MonthJan. 26 – We are partnering with UP's Black Employee Network (BEN) to celebrate Black History Month on Saturday, February 7, from 1 to 3 p.m. During the event, BEN members will host "Innovation Stations" throughout the museum, and each visitor will be encouraged to stop at the stations to listen to the stories of great people like Granville T. Woods, who held the patent for the Induction Telegraph System, Golden William Smith, a porter on the City of Los Angeles streamliner and Edwina Justus, the first black female train engineer. This event is free and open to the public.
  • The Holiday Model Trains are Back!

    We will have a temporary model train exhibit available for viewing from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday, from Dec. 18 through Jan. 3. If you stop in and mention to the front desk that you saw this on our website, we'll give you one free historic Union Pacific holiday postcard while supplies last.

  • Museum Holiday HoursWe hope you and yours have the happiest of holidays.
    We will be closed on:
    • Thanksgiving Day
    • Friday, November 28
    • Christmas Eve
    • Christmas Day
    • New Year's Day
    Stay safe everyone!
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Visitor's Comments

I really liked all the UP passenger car memorabilia.

- August 2014 

The level of interaction at this museum was amazing. It's a great way to get people engaged.

- August 2014

Very well done! This museum told history in an interesting way.

- August 2014

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Curator's Corner

Due to the widespread use of chewing tobacco in the 19th century, spittoons were a common fixture in public areas, including railroad stations.

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