The Forney Museum of Transportation is a one-of-a-kind collection of over 600 artifacts relating to historical transportation. It began 60 years ago with a single 1921 Kissel, but soon expanded to include vehicles of all kinds. Today it includes not just vehicles, but also buggies, motorcycles, steam locomotives, aircraft, carriages, rail equipment, fire apparatus, public transportation, sleighs, bicycles, toys & diecast models, vintage apparel and much, much more!
Our collection highlights include: Union Pacific 'Big Boy' Steam Locomotive #4005, Amelia Earhart's 1923 Kissel 'Gold Bug', Forney Locomotive, Colorado & Southern Caboose, 1923 Hispano-Suiza, 1913-53 Indian Motocycle Collection, Denver & Rio Grande Dining Car, Stutz Fire Engine, 1888 Denver Cable Car, 1923 Case Steam Tractor, 1817 Draisenne Bicycle, 500 Piece Matchbox Collection, and more!
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.
We are open during the Brighton Corridor Beautification project. We apologize for any inconvenience this project may cause.
Starting as early as Friday, April 14th, northbound Brighton Boulevard will close between 38th and 44th streets for several months while crews install storm water lines. Southbound traffic lane between 38th and 44th streets will remain open to traffic. This closure is needed to begin construction on the large storm water pipe.
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Colorado car clubs, if you have not signed up for Dust N' Shine yet, please email the for availability.
We have car storage available.
Spaces are limited, please contact the for availability.
Automobiles of the 1960's
On display June 1st to August 31st
*Exhibits subject to change without notice.*
Hill Hell: The story of Rollins Pass, the highest railroad in North America.
It was intended to be a quick fix while a tunnel was drilled under the continental divide.
Snowslides, derailments, cave ins, and other barriers were met and overcome.
Learn how this railroad helped shape modern day Colorado.
Based on Moore's new historical novel, Mister Moffat's Hill.
Saturday, July 8th at 3 pm.
Rocky Mountain Train Show at the Forney Museum
July 22 and 23rd 2017
Reminder: Brighton Blvd is a one way street due to construction. Please reference the map above for more information.
Due to a lack of parking from the construction carpooling is strongly advised.
Come and see some incredible vintage Indian, Honda & other rare motorcycles!
*Exhibits subject to change without notice*
Click here for our interactive time line. A virtual tour highlighting artifacts in our collection in tandem with transportation history in the United States.
We have intern opportunities available. Please visit here for more information.
Using dining car menus and china, and railroadiana such as timetables, we provide a glimpse into what travel was like on the famous railroads of that now-vanished era, before the consolidation of passenger service into Amtrak in 1971.
Monday-Saturday 10am to 4pm
Children under 3..Free
*Museum Parking is Free*
*Event parking may vary*
We are closed the following holidays:
4303 Brighton Blvd Denver, CO 80216