Golden Spike Tower and Visitor Center, North Platte

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Visitor Center · Traveler Resource
Summer Hours are as follows (May 1st - Sept. 30)

Open 9:00am - 7:00pm Daily

Winter Hours are as follows (Oct 1st - April 30)

Open 10:00am - 5:00pm Daily
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  • Largest railroad yard in the world, it is a great and educational experience that everybody should do once in a lifetime, As for me I'll do it again.  more »
  • My 13 year old son and husband are big rail-fans. They could not have enjoyed visiting the Golden Spike/ Bailey Yard more. One of the highlights for us was talking to Gary, who was on the 8th floor...  more »
  • The price of entry for the tower feels a little much, but I still enjoyed myself quite a bit. The attendant at the tower was nice, if a little too talkative. I also didn't get all my questions answered very well, which was a little disappointing. On the other hand, the view is great! If you're a tourist in North Platte, I would recommend stopping by.
  • Great views of the rail yard. The world's largest switch yard. A most see if you like trains.
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