Public Events

Upcoming Events

Saturday, August 27: From Steam Engines to Rocket Ships: Pushing Boundaries

Astronaut Megan McArthur will join us at the museum to help us explore science, space travel and the technical innovations that have taken us from the transcontinental railroad to space exploration

This FREE event is from 12 to 4 p.m. It will feature fun crafts and activities suitable for all ages

Astronaut McArthur will appear from 2 to 4 p.m. to answer questions and sign event takeaways.

Saturday, September 24: Railroad Days 2022

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Railroad Days is an annual celebration of all things train and track, and this year, all the fun will be happening in Council Bluffs! Celebrate CB's rich railroad heritage and place in history as historic Mile Zero for Union Pacific Railroad.

There will be numerous train-themed activities and locations to visit between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.

Friday at 5 tours (On hold for now)