Union Pacific Railroad Museum

200 Pearl St.
Council Bluffs, IA 51503- Map It
Phone: (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.</br>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 featured.</br>Family Night at the Museum offers activities and educational programs.</br></br>
Hours: Thurs.-Sat. 10-4. Family Night first Fri. of the month 5-7. Closed major holidays. Allow 1 hour minimum.