Golden Spike Tower and Visitor Center, North Platte

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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  • I am so glad we finally made time during our western trip this summer to stop at this railcars. The open air observation deck was really wonderful. It was so cool to hear so many sounds of trains...  more »
  • This was quite a place. It was fun to go up to the top and take in the view over the largest railway yard. There was both an indoor viewing area and an outdoor one. There were former employees of the....  more »
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  • 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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