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front door cutoutWe invite you to visit Union Station.  The historic train depot will be 90 years old in 2014 and has been the location to the Utah State Railroad Museum featuring the Wattis-Dumke Model Railroad and the Spencer S. Eccles and Hope Fox Eccles Rail Center and the John M. Browning Firearms Museum for 35 years. The Browning – Kimball Classic Car Museum has been open nearly as long and the Utah Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum opened in June 2013. The Utah State Railroad Museum, John M. Browning Firearms Museum and Browning Kimball Classic Car Museum can be visited Monday -Saturday 10am to 5pm. One ticket will get you in all four museums and can be purchased at the ticket window in the Grand Lobby. The ticket window has a selection of souvenirs and museum related items. The NEW Shop at the Station opened September 6, 2013 and features a wonderful collection of museum related items, souvenirs and fine gifts. It is  located inside the front entrance near Union Grill. 

 

For delicious dining visit  Union Grill Restaurant located in the station just south of the Grand Lobby

Union Station is owned by Ogden City and operated by the Union Station Foundation, a non-profit 501(c)(3).  Donations to our cause of keeping this wonderful and important historic depot alive and well are appreciated.

 

 

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Restoration Projects

RESTORATION PROJECTS A non-profit 501(c)(3), the Union Station Foundation’s mission is to operate, preserve and restore the Ogden Union Station and it’s collections. Though the site and most of the collections are owned by the City of Ogden, preservation and restoration efforts are only possible with the financial and volunteer contributions of supporters. Contact information is …

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Union Station gets benched in a good way

One of the many strongly graphic images in the film “Road to Perdition” is inside the Chicago train station. The young protagonist is sitting amid row after row after row of men reading newspapers. Cody Wright takes a well-earned break on the bench he just finished Such scenes probably happened often during the Depression. If …

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Naked Steam Engines at Golden Spike

  Worker marks out inspection squares on 119’s steel housing. PROMONTORY — The two steam engines at Golden Spike National Historic Site are naked. Buck nacked. Nude. Undressed. Full Monty. Completely revealed. Getting a pretty thorough going over, too. The engines are exact working replicas of “Jupiter” and “119,” which met cowcatcher-to-cowcatcher in Promontory on …

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