The Forney Museum of Transportation is a one-of-a-kind collection of over 500 artifacts relating to the history of transportation. It began with antique cars, but soon expanded to include vehicles of all kinds. Some of these are familiar, while others spark the imagination. When you visit you will be treated to a paradise of automobiles, trains, bicycles, wagons, motorcycles, carriages and so much more!For Forney Museum of Transportation and beyond, use our Denver travel website to get the most from your Denver vacation.
Home to one of eight surviving Union Pacific "Big Boy" steam locomotives, Amelia Earhart's first car, the one-of-one Martin Air Car and the Timme Vintage Motorcycle Collection.
The Forney Museum of Transportation is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization which exists to collect, preserve, and exhibit items of artistic, historical and technological interest relating to transportation for the purposes of education and personal enrichment.
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Was taken here on a date and it was just amazing. The old trains and cars that we got to see were some of the best. After seeing how it was possible to eat on a train, it sparked another outing.
Was taken here on a date and it was just amazing. The old trains and cars that we got to see were some of the best. After seeing how it was possible to eat on a train, it sparked another outing. more »
Amazing - well documented variety of transportation. This museum has diecast collections and bicycles to motorcycles, tractors, cars, delivery vehicles, fire trucks, railroad engines and airplanes...
Amazing - well documented variety of transportation. This museum has diecast collections and bicycles to motorcycles, tractors, cars, delivery vehicles, fire trucks, railroad engines and airplanes... more »
This is a must-see in the Denver area if you love ❤️ trains, automobiles, and motorcycles. A little off the beaten path, but well worth your time. Nicely laid out collection with one of the largest steam locomotives ever built. Along with some unique automobiles and motorcycles and an impressive side collection of model cars, along with a nice gift shop. If you like Honda and Indian motorcycles 🏍, you will love their collection. Very friendly staff of volunteers are willing to discuss their collection in detail. If I lived in the Denver area, I would be a member and volunteer. We enjoyed our visit and highly recommend this place 👏👍!
We had come to town from Texas and looking for something to do on an unexpected free day. We found plenty of parking upon arrival and entered into the gift shop and the initial gallery. Tremendous collection of scale models and diecast vehicles to start out the adventure and then we moved into the main galleries. Incredible collection of civilian vehicles from the past 120 years and a wide range of transportation from the same period. The Big Boy train is truly impressive and hard to fathom it actually moving at 60 miles an hour 😮We did enjoy our trip but the only caveat is if you have young children, they will find a little to do except climbing into a few vehicles. There’s not much to do for them and my seven and five year old were bored quickly due to a lack of interaction. But still a great museum and looking forward to a repeat visit when I have more time to look around for myself :)
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