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Experience Transportation History!

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! 

Our Mission

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.

Car Storage

Need to store a vehicle? We have a limited number of spaces available for rent. Winter is fast approaching so they will go fast. Click here for more information.

Visit The Moffat Modeler's N-Scale Model Train Layout!

Moffat Modelers

Will be open to the public in the near future.

The Timme Motorcycle Collection

Motorcycles

Come and see some incredible vintage Indian, Honda & other rare motorcycles!
*Exhibits subject to change without notice*

Current Exhibit

Current Exhibit

35 years of MoPar Classics

On display June 1st to October 31st 2016.

*Exhibits subject to change without notice.*




Book Sale

Saturday, October 8th and Sunday, October 9th from 10am to 2pm

We have books of various topics for sale. Click here for a list of items.

Book sale


Fall Fest

Fall Fest

Friday, October 28th from 5:30pm to 9:00pm

Games, Magician, and Prizes! Trick or Treat Inside!

$5 Adults, Children 12 and Under Free!




Night at the Museum

Visit us for Night at the Museum November 5th
from 5pm to 10pm

Click here for more information and a list
of participating venues.

Interactive Time line

Tiki-Toki Timeline

Click here for our interactive time line. A virtual tour highlighting artifacts in our collection in tandem with transportation history in the United States.

Intern Opportunities

We have intern opportunities available. Please visit here for more information.

On Display Now

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.

Hours and Admission

Monday-Saturday 10am to 4pm
Sunday 12pm-4pm

Admission Rates:
Adults...............$11.00
Seniors(65+).....$9.00
Children(3-12)...$5.00
Children under 3..Free

*Museum Parking is Free*
*Event parking may vary*

Holiday Closures

We are closed the following holidays:

  • Independence Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Christmas Eve and Day

4303 Brighton Blvd Denver, CO 80216
303.297.1113