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!"
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- Friday, Mar. 3: Under the Big Top! Circus Night at the Museum
February 28, 2017
Join us for a fun circus themed evening! The Tangier Shriners, Council Bluffs Public Library, and Pottawattamie County Conservation will have activities to enjoy.
- Saturday, Feb. 18: Celebrate Black History Month (1 - 3 p.m.)
February 17, 2017
The Union Pacific Railroad Museum is partnering with Union Pacific's Black Employee Network (BEN) to celebrate Black History Month for a special event held Saturday, Feb. 18, from 1 to 3 p.m. During the event, BEN members will host "stations" throughout the museum, allowing visitors to experience the unique history of the American Negro Baseball League. The Great Plains Black History Museum is a special partner for the event and will bring artifacts and information on the metro area's involvement in the League.
- Friday, Feb. 3: Lincoln's Birthday Bash! Family Night at the Museum
January 26, 2017
Join us to celebrate Lincoln's birthday! See how you measure up to the U.S.'s tallest President, listen to stories, and tour the museum while wearing a party hat.
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