Union Pacific Railroad Museum

Open with precautions

Welcome back! We've missed you!

The Union Pacific Museum is now open to the public. Our new hours are Fridays and Saturdays from 12:00 to 6:00 p.m. You must register online before your visit. 

To visit the Union Pacific Museum, you will need to:

If you are feeling unwell, please wait to visit! We encourage everyone to please get vaccinated before traveling or visiting. 

4.6

200 Pearl Street
Council Bluffs, IA 51503
(712) 329-8307

The Union Pacific Railroad Museum is housed in the former 1903 Carnegie Library, a Beaux Arts-style building. Artifacts include photographs and documents that trace the development of the railroad and the American West. Explore the immersive "Building America" exhibit (featuring video-game technology), relive the height of passenger rail travel, and learn how Union Pacific and America's progress have been inextricably linked for 150 years. The museum is open Friday and Saturdays from 12:00 - 6:00 p.m. 

Hours of Operation

Monday: Closed
Tuesday: Closed
Wednesday: Closed
Thursday: Closed
Friday: 12:00 – 6:00 PM
Saturday: 12:00 – 6:00 PM
Sunday: Closed

Hours may be subject to change. The Council Bluffs CVB recommends contacting the business to confirm hours.

For more things to do, visit UNleashCB.com

360° Images

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Entry and Main Display

Mountain Mural

Working on the Railroad

Map to Union Pacific Railroad Museum

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