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Celebrate at Mile Zero During Railroad Days!

Railroad Days is an annual celebration of all things train and track, and this year, all the fun will be happening in Council Bluffs on September 24, 2022! There will be numerous train-themed activities and locations to visit throughout the day.

The Union Pacific Railroad Museum, RailsWest Railroad Museum, Historic General Dodge House, and the Historic 100 Block of Council Bluffs are returning to celebrate CB’s rich railroad history with families and train enthusiasts from all over the country. Pottawattamie Arts, Culture, and Entertainment (PACE) has joined the event this year and will be a brand-new stop on the trolley route! Join PACE team members at the Hoff Family Arts & Culture Center for interactive STEAM railroad-themed activities, including drawing futuristic trains, building trains from found objects, and so much more!

Skip the lines and purchase your ticket online before the event!

Purchase Tickets

Family passes are only $10 per group, including two adults and unlimited children under 18. Additional adult passes are available for $5 each. On the day of the event, redeem your ticket at the Union Pacific Railroad Museum for a wristband that allows unlimited trolley rides and admission to each participating location.

As an added bonus, your Railroad Days wristband comes with special discounts and other benefits! Follow our event on Facebook for updates on these offerings.

Unleash Railroad Days and join us in celebration on September 24! For more information, visit

This post was originally published on July 20, 2022 on the Unleash Council Bluffs blog.