Union Pacific Railroad Museum

200 Pearl St.
Council Bluffs, IA 51503- Map It
(712) 329-8307

AAA Editor Notes

Union Pacific Railroad Museum is 2 mi. n. off I-80 exit 3, e. on Willow, then s. to 200 Pearl St. Housed in a 1903 Beaux Arts-style Carnegie library, the museum chronicles the history of the Union Pacific, from the building of its first transcontinental railroad up to modern-day railroad operations. Of interest are interactive exhibits, furnishings from Abraham Lincoln's funeral car, a locomotive simulator, a firearm and signal lantern collection and an exhibit about passenger travel featuring Union Pacific's collection of railroad china and silver service. Temporary exhibits also are offered. Time: Allow 1 hour minimum.
Hours: Thurs.-Sat. 10-4. Closed major holidays.