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Union Pacific Railroad Museum is housed in a historic Carnegie Library building in Council Bluffs, Iowa. At the museum, you'll discover an extensive compilation of artifacts, photographs, documents and equipment from one of our nation's most ambitious endeavors - constructing the transcontinental railroad. The museum also strives to promote a sense of contentedness among generations of people whose histories have been touched by Union Pacific Railroad.Plan a Council Bluffs trip in moments using our itinerary builder.
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Union Pacific Railroad Museum reviews
Learned a lot about the American railroads. Great exhibits and well laid out. Informative friendly staff.
Learned a lot about the American railroads. Great exhibits and well laid out. Informative friendly staff. more »
The Union Pacific museum packs a lot into a building that doesn’t look that large from the outside. The first floor of this two-level museum covers the history of the Union Pacific Railroad...
The Union Pacific museum packs a lot into a building that doesn’t look that large from the outside. The first floor of this two-level museum covers the history of the Union Pacific Railroad... more »
Very cool museum to enjoy on the cheap. Looks at the history of railroads in the Omaha area. Has a few interactive exhibits and a model train. Cool information and layout in an awesome historic building. Definitely recommend a visit.
I can't believe I didn't know this museum was there. We intended to go to the Rock Island Depot museum but it was still closed for covid. We had a good time and they have a lot of interesting activities but they could have a little more for our 3 year old. Overall a good visit and the price was right! Free!
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