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Forney Museum of Transportation, Denver

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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!

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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  • We went to the museum and one of the first things you notice it the train tracks outside the building. I was amazed to see one of the largest steam engines ever produced, the Big Boy Locomotive was in...  more »
  • Although there was roadwork being done right around the museum and it was a bit difficult to get there it was a lot of fun to see. They had volunteers who were strolling around and willing to give us ...  more »
  • This is a fantastic museum that nobody seems to know or talk about. Trains, cars of every car from every era, motorcycles, tractors, and some airplanes and helicopters. Definitely worth a visit.  more »
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  • Awesome collection of vintage cars, locomotives​, bicycles, motorcycles, vintage clothing, and more. We are from Texas, and of all of the things we did in Denver this week - this was the most impressive. The place is ginormous, so plan a good three or four hours. Many of the vehicles are the last ones known in existence. Bonus: look out for the random wax figures of famous historical people.
  • Awesome gem of a museum! Highly recommend! I took like 450 photos of all the classic cars locomotive s and motorcycles! Felt like a kid in a toy store. The building itself looks like a old train maintenance she'd of some kind converted into the museum. I went to the Denver science museum the next and while I learned more there I had a lot more fun here at the Forney!
  • Very good museum. Has historic trains, cars, bicycles, motorcycles, and even a few aircraft and watercraft. I have a 5 year old obsessed with cars and trains. It was definitely a solid way to spend a couple hours.
  • Great hidden gem! Went for the Rolls Royce and Bentley temporary exhibit. Great variety of all things transportation, so me really rare cars from the 10s-60s.
  • Awesome time I went with my class from Emily Griffith and had a blast 10/10 would definitely go again all around great time