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2016 Events Calendar

Restoration Week: This year we will not have a restoration week. It will return in 2017.

August 13-14 - Ridgway Arts and Crafts Rendezvous: You can ride Motor #1 on the half hour at the Museum from 10 am to 4 pm.

Sept 15-18 - Ouray County Railroad Days . This weekend event includes a Museum open house, a model railrod open house, a Narrow Gauge Railroad Symposium, hikes from Red Mountain Pass to Guston and from Guston to the Albany Smelter on the Silverton Railroad Grade, and guided tours tracing the routes of the D&RGW from Ridgway to Ouray and the RGS from to Lizard Head Pass.

2016 Railroad Days schedule and details

Public Presentations. The Museum has a number of community activities including presentations to elementary school classes in Ridgway, Ouray, Telluride and Montrose as well as talks in the Ouray Evenings in History series and at the Ridgway State Park.

Weekly Work Sessions. There are weekly work sessions from 9:00 AM til noon on every Tuesday (May through October). At these work sessions there are a number of projects suitable for all ability levels.

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